Flange Facing

July 6, 2020by absadmin0


As mentioned earlier in many of our articles, flanges are a crucial application for major industries like petrochemicals, power, oil & gas, and many more. As leakages can cause major losses to plants, it is important to ensure timely flange facing and maintenance to ensure leak-free joints. To address this issue and maintain joint integrity, a plant should always have the essential flange maintenance tools to reduce downtime and losses. In this article, we will talk about the commonly used flange maintenance tools and the role of these tools in maintenance operations.

May 26, 2020by absadmin0

H&S Speed Facer

Flanges being one of the most essential components of major industries like oil and gas, petrochemicals, and many more, it is important to prepare the surface accurately and safely to reduce leakages. Modern onsite machining facers like the H&S tool Speed Facer offers automatic flange facing with less manpower and completes the job in less time. In this article, we will highlight the benefits of facing flanges with H&S Speed Facers.

H&S Tools is a U.S.A based company owned by CLIMAX – Portable Machining and Welding Systems, which has more than 50 years of experience in designing precision tools for machining services like pipe cutting, boring, welding, milling and flange facing. After years of development, H&S has developed the Speed Facer which offers better safety and productivity in flange maintenance than competitor products. The remote feed control and automatic feed system keep the operator’s hands safe by allowing hands-free machining. The easy set-up makes it possible to achieve crate-to-cut within 15 minutes or less. Additionally, it offers the flexibility for higher metal removal, variable surface finishes, and creates a variety of cuts.