Air or Hydraulic Drive | In-Line or Right Angle Drive | Counter Bore Module | Locator Pads | Reduced Axle Clearance
The rugged and powerful Chain Drive Cold Cutting System and Bevel Machine cuts and bevels pipes or shells ranging from 6 to 72 inches (152 – 1826mm) in diameter with a wall thickness of 1/4″ to 2 5/16″ (6 – 60mm). The CGM-1, available in pneumatic and hydraulic models, can produce almost any type of pipe end configuration imaginable including standard bevels, ‘J’ preps and lands by simply changing the cutting and bevelling blades.
The machines will cut and bevel any machinable material such as carbon steel, stainless steel, ductile iron, cast iron and most other alloys without spark or flame. A second cut is not required as the machine bevels both sides of the cut simultaneously.
The pneumatic driven pipe cutting machine is designed primarily to cut and bevel thinner wall, lower tensile strength pipes, while the hydraulic driven pipe cutter has the brute strength required for the continuous cutting of heavier wall and higher tensile strength pipes. All machines are equipped with blade shut off valve that shuts off air or hydraulic pressure to the blade and drive motor when the blade guard is opened.
The hydraulic pipe cutter’s closed loop hydraulic system ensures proper lubrication to the motors, extending the life of the machine. The maintenance free dual hydraulic motors are infinitely adjustable and deliver consistent horsepower to the cutting and bevelling blades and drive motor. The Hydraulic model comes with two 10 metre hydraulic hoses with quick disconnects. Hoses can be made any length necessary to meet the customer requirement. The hydraulic driven pipe cutting machine is the best choice if noise is a consideration. A special model of the Hydraulic pipe cutter is available for operation at ocean depth up to 130 feet.
The machine is held to the pipe by its tension/drive chain as it crawls around the pipe. The drive chain can be shortened or lengthened to accommodate any pipe or vessel diameter within its range. The pipe cutter’s drive system provides positive movement of the machine under all types of conditions for a smooth precise cut. No out-of-round compensation is needed as the machine follows the outside diameter of the pipe producing an even and consistent bevel.
The extremely tough gearbox of the blade drive system is designed to take the heavy sustained cutting loads encountered in continuous operation. To reduce crucial down time, the cutting and bevelling blades can be rapidly exchanged without removing the machine from the pipe.
The cold cutting system comes in a forklift able steel box with all the service keys and wrenches needed for operation.
The Blade Sharpening Machine enables the pneumatic or hydraulic pipe cutter customer to get the maximum utilisation of centre cutter and right and left bevelling blades. The machine enables the customer to sharpen the blades on site reducing blade inventory and down time. The machine is not difficult to operate, but does require a person with some machinist experience.