How do you meet the increasingly demanding weld regulations? How can you save up to 30% on your pipe shop labor costs?
Today’s challenges in the process industry are mostly related to the increasingly demanding weld regulations, the need for fast and easy material traceability and the limited availability of highly-skilled welders. Pre-fabricated vessels and piping parts need to be assembled under strict pipe shops regulations. By automating the cutting process and applying smart weld preparation techniques the materials are ready for fast and easy fitting and welding. By automating the cutting process and reducing the weld volume the on-site labor costs are reduced with as much as 30%.
HGG’s Spool Cutting Machines are automating and simplifying the way fabricators are keeping their welding booths supplied with enough spools cut to tolerance, without skilled welders wasting a lot of time fitting. Preparing a typical header with 82 beveled holes, is reduced from 26 hours to 2 hours.
HGG’s Vessel Head Cutting Machines are equipped with a FitPerfect™ technology resulting in highly accurate holes for optimized fitting and welding. Laying out hole patterns and the cutting, fitting and welding time related is very time consuming. Holes need to be truly round and accurate and especially in case of thicker walls, deviations during cutting will impact welding volume.