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An Industry Leader in Pipeline Machining Since 1949 Pipelines and the materials they transport are a vital part of modern life, and an important economic asset. As one of the world’s oldest and largest manufacturers of field portable machine tools used in pipeline maintenance, E.H. Wachs products are ideal for cutting, beveling and weld preps on gathering, transportation and distribution pipelines carrying oil, natural gas and petrochemical products. The most important consideration in pipeline maintenance is safety... every E.H. Wachs machine utilizes a cold cutting process designed to eliminate...

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Portable Machine Tools for Pipeliners Following input from natural gas utilities, E. H. Wachs introduced the first generation of cold cutting machine tools in 1949, called the Trav-L-Cutter®. This device revolutionized pipe cutting - with the ability to drive itself around the pipe on its mounting chain, it utilized a high speed milling head to simultaneously cut and bevel. Now used in every corner of the world, the Trav-L-Cutter set the standard for an easy to use machine that produced a weld E.H. Wachs offers a wide range ready surface in one step. of portable pipe cutting and E.H. Wachs is...

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Pipeline Applications E.H. Wachs is the leader in portable weld prep machines tools for virtually every type and size of pipeline used in the field. Wachs offers the most complete lineup of split frames that operate on the principal of a lathe, utilizing a rotating frame with fixed tooling to achieve highly precise and repeatable results. Ring lathe technology is ideal for the 360° machining operations used on pipelines such as cutting, beveling, counterboring and facing. Other Wachs machining technologies include milling devices such as our HDSF Split Frame The Guillotine® or “Wachs Saw” world...

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Split Frames Wachs Split Frames are available in sizes to handle 2in-48in (DN50-1200) pipe, and features aluminum and steel construction to balance the demands of portability and durability. Wachs split frames utilize a cold cutting method that avoids torch cutting and grinding, while preserving the metallurgical properties of the base metal. Available in pneumatic and hydraulic models, E.H. Wachs split frames are the basis of a complete machining system designed to tackle many of the onsite pipeline machining projects encountered in the field. This machining system includes optional tool slides,...

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HDSF pivots open for ease of installation on large diameter pipelines HDSF Heavy Duty Pipeline Series Heavy duty out-of-round tracking slides are standard on every HDSF Heavy Duty Split Frame POWER SOURCE Hydraulic, Pneumatic Hydraulic, Pneumatic E.H. Wachs HDSF Heavy Duty Split Frames, also known as our Pipeline Series, are the largest and most rugged of the Wachs split frames. Available in sizes to accommodate larger pipeline diameters ranging from 12in–84in (DN3002100), the HDSF is constructed with a bigger cross section, larger gear sets and massive hardened steel components to tackle the...

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Where pipe saws are first mentioned, the “Wachs Saw” is mentioned first E.H. Wachs family of portable, reciprocating Guillotine® pipe saws are designed to cold cut 2in–32in (DN50-800) pipe, cutting most material horizontally, vertically or anything in between. Their compact design and easy setup make it the ideal saw for contractors, pipeline operations, refineries, petrochemical and processing plants, and anywhere a fast, safe cut is needed. In use virtually everywhere they’re strong yet light, simple to mount, simple to Guillotine Model Super C operate and simply bulletproof. The four Guillotine®...

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CORPORATE LOCATIONS SALES LOCATIONS UNITED STATES ITW-OCW US Headquarters E.H. Wachs® 600 Knightsbridge Parkway Lincolnshire, IL 60069 USA T: +1.847.537.8800 F: +1.847.520.1147 Toll Free: 800.323.8185 Gulf Coast Sales, Service & Rental Center E.H. Wachs 2220 South Philippe Avenue Gonzales, LA 70737 USA T: +1.225.644.7780 F: +1.225.644.7785 Houston North Sales, Service & Rental Center E.H. Wachs / Wachs Subsea ® 15331 Vantage Parkway East Houston, Texas 77032 USA T: +1.713.983.7198 F: +1.713.983.9752 Houston South Sales, Service & Rental Center E.H. Wachs 3414 Lilac Unit E Pasadena, Texas 77505...

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All WACHS catalogues and technical brochures

  1. CSF-1220-Bridge

    86 Pages

  2. HDSF-7284-

    2 Pages

  3. DSF-30

    2 Pages

  4. DSF-10

    2 Pages

  5. subsea

    9 Pages

  6. Rental tools

    7 Pages

  7. utility brochure

    13 Pages


Archived catalogues

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  2. ERV-750™

    3 Pages

  3. Trav-L-Vac 300

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