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Pipe Diameters: A Simple Guide to Sizing and Schedules

If you are new to the world of in-situ machining one of the essential things you must learn is how pipe sizing works.

There’s not a huge amount to remember, but you do need to familiarize yourself with the terminology and the underlying methods behind

How flange alignment and flange closing tools work

 

ln our previous article we looked at flange spreaders, so continuing the theme we now take a look at flange alignment and flange pulling tools.

Flange alignment tools are used to align or re-align flange joints during pipework construction,

Flange spreading tools and how they work

 

Flange spreading tools – (sometimes referred to as flange splitters or flange separators), are a useful addition to the on-site engineer’s arsenal of flange maintenance tools. These industrial tools are available in a range of configurations, and as

Metal machining video: Chip formation in indexable drilling

 

 

 

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This video is brought to you by kind permission by Sandvik Coromant. As a leading manufacturer of carbide inserts, they're well placed to

Video Round-up: July to September 2018

They say a picture paints a thousand words, but videos take this to the next level.

In the engineering world there's no substitute for a product video to show how things work and how they fit together. In the 3 month period from July to September

What are portable milling machines used for?

 

Portable milling machines can be used for a wide range of applications in the oil & gas, power generation and many other sectors. Fixing methods include a gantry frame, which converts a 2-axis milling rail into a 3-axis machine, chain clamps, switch

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