August 31, 2011 09:04 ET

Welding End Prep Tool From ESCO Bevels, Faces, Bores Simultaneously

HOLLISTON, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 31, 2011) - ESCO Tool is announcing the availability of a portable precision welding end prep tool that is ideal for preparing pipe for orbital welding in pipe fabrication and boiler maintenance applications.

Esco's Wart MILLHOG® Right Angle I.D. Clamping End Prep Tool can bevel, face, and bore simultaneously, including compound bevels and "j" preps, to produce clean, smooth, and square end preps. Providing the consistent and contaminant-free end preps required for orbital welding, this portable pipe beveling tool offers torque-free performance and pulls a thick chip without cutting oils.

Ideal for stainless steel pipes and others with a high percentage of chrome, and carbon steel, Esco's Wart MILLHOG® Right Angle I.D. Clamping End Prep Tool operates over a 1.25" I.D. to 4.5" O.D. range with only six clamps. Standard features for this bevel tool include a robust gear drive supported by dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, a blade lock system, and TiN coated blades.

Esco's Wart MILLHOG® Right Angle I.D. Clamping End Prep Tool is priced at $5,455.00 complete with carrying case or can be rented for $168.00 per week. Literature is available upon request. Dealer inquiries are invited.

About ESCO Tool

For over 50 years, ESCO Tool has worked closely with end-users on the toughest tube and pipe cutting and end prep applications in the power generation, utilities, and metalworking industries. Their experience has allowed them to invent and manufacture high quality, torque-free tools that work efficiently and require no special operator training.

The ESCO product line features their robust line of MILLHOG® welding end prep tools and air-powered saws and specialty mount systems, High-Speed Hand-Held Bevelers, and accessories. Available for sale or rent, with 24 hour shipment or less usually available, these tools are built tough and precision machined from the finest materials to make sure that you get your job done properly, on time, and under budget.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    ESCO Tool
    A Unit of Esco Technologies, Inc.
    Matthew Brennan
    Marketing Director
    75 October Hill Rd.
    Holliston, MA 01746
    (800) 343-6926
    FAX (508) 359-4145