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Esco Boiler Tube Joint Alignment Tool Reduces Risk of Weld Failure From Misalignment

HOLLISTON, MA–(Marketwired – Jul 27, 2016) – Esco Tool has introduced a new pipe alignment clamp that attaches rapidly to perfectly align water wall boiler tubes and single pipes to speed and secure the welding process.

The Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp is a precise two-piece device that rapidly and accurately aligns boiler tube ends to reduce the risk of failure from misalignment when welding water wall boiler tubes. Simple to use, one side has two through-holes and the other has threaded inserts which accept two bolts that draw them together; exposing the tube ends for tack welding before removal to finish the entire tube joint weld.

Assuring fast and accurate alignment, the Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp is offered in seven sizes for tube from 1.75″ to 3.25″ O.D. Made of precision machined high strength steel, it can be supplied alone or as a kit with an impact wrench and socket, four 0.5″ bolts, two spare through-hole inserts, two spare threaded inserts, and a metal carrying case.

The Esco HOG TIE® Boiler Tube Weld Alignment Clamp Kit sells for $795.00 and can be rented from $77.00 per week; with 24-hour shipment available.

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 and metalworking industries. Their experience has allowed them to invent and manufacture high quality, torque-free end prep tools that work efficiently and require no special operator training.

The ESCO product line features their robust line of MILLHOG® pipe milling tools and Air-Powered Saws and specialty mount systems, High-Speed Hand-Held Bevelers, and accessories. Offered for sale or rent, with 24 hour shipment or less usually available, these field-proven 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.


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