Complete 3” (76mm) Abbey Etna Tube Mill Line Upgraded in 2016 For Sale

Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation, a world-wide supplier of tube, pipe and roll form machinery has available for sale a complete 3″ (76mm) Abbey Etna tube mill line. The line is currently installed in the United States and inspection can be made on site by appointment.

Universal Tube upgraded the line in early 2016 using new, used and rebuilt equipment. Re-work of the Abbey Etna 3X tube mill included all new bearings, seals, re-worked side closers in addition to some replacement spindles. Universal Controls Group manufactured and integrated into the line new AC drive motors and a new AC vector control system.

Entry equipment

The entry section of this line includes a 5 ton capacity jib crane, 5 ton capacity Littell double uncoiler, Kent model R229-LE floop accumulator and lastly, a new in 2016, Kent model PMA-135 shear & end welder.

New welding section

Universal Tube custom built a completely new weld section in 2016. The custom weld base was topped with a new 2-roll weld box and an EPU (seam guide). The weld base components were complete with a new double scarfing unit and automatic quick lift tool holders. Also installed new in 2016, was a 300 KW high frequency, solid state welder complete with heat exchanger.

Cutoff equipped with length control system

This line concludes with a single cut Betaram cut-off and 30’ runout table. A new U-TRAK length control system manufactured by Universal Controls Group, was retrofitted to the cutoff. The U-TRAK delivers a more accurate cut on the fly to increase line speed, reduce scrap, extend blade life and overall improve productivity.

Click here to view complete specifications of this line or to request a quote. If you would like to schedule an appointment to inspect this line under power, please contact Universal Tube at: +1 (419) 872-2364 or sales@utubeonline.com. Universal Tube requires appointments in order to inspect which should be scheduled in advance.

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Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation
26202 Glenwood Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 USA
(419) 872-2364
www.utubeonline.com

New Tube Mills Controls and Drive Systems

New Tube Mills Controls and Drive Systems

Universal Controls Group specializes in tube mill controls and drive systems for the industrial metalworking industry. Our systems are manufactured by our professional electrical shop in Perrysburg, Ohio and built with quality brands including ABB, Allan-Bradley, B & R, Eaton and Siemens. Along with custom tube mill controls and drive systems, we also manufacture die accelerators and other accessories such as servo feeders and encoder stands which we retrofit to new or existing machinery.

Tube Mill Controls and Drive Systems For:

Tube Mills, Pipe Mills and Complete Lines
Roll Former and Roll Forming Lines
Tube & Pipe Flying Cut-Offs
Mill Entry Systems
and other Industrial Metalworking Machinery

Also available are retrofit re-power systems for tube mills and roll forming lines. Developed for today’s highly competitive industrial market which calls for manufacturers to find innovative, yet economical, solutions to improve performance and keep up with demand. Re-power systems from Universal Controls Group cost far less than purchasing new equipment. Each re-power system comes equipped with (all new): completely assembled 480 V AC variable speed drive system with all control components, push button console, remote jog pendant, e-stop station, optional AC inverter duty motor and complete AutoCAD drawing package for ease of installation.

tube mill controls and drive systemsroll former controls and drive systems

We also offer start-up and maintenance services and would be happy to customize a quotation exclusively for your needs. Our experienced team can get you up a running quickly, make certain you are running efficiently and train your staff.

Universal Controls Group has the knowledge to offer you a complete turn-key system from initial design to start-up. Located under one roof with a leading used machinery dealer, Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation. Our unique relationship enables us to offer a wide array of cost efficient services, unmatched by others. Together we can help you increase accuracy and productivity while keeping your investment low.

Universal Controls Group
26202 Glenwood Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 USA
(419) 872-2364
www.universalcontrolsgroup.com

New Tube Mill Line For Sale

New Tube Mill Line For Sale

Universal Tube & Rollform, Kent Corporation, Yoder of the Formtek Group and Universal Controls Group (UCG) have joined forces to offer tube producers a rafted 3.125″ (80 mm) new tube mill line. The tube mill will be built at Formtek’s facility in Cleveland and integrated with new line electrics by UCG. This line also includes a new Kent entry system, a new welder out of Universal Tube and a new high-speed flying cut-off from of UCG.

Kent Entry System:

New entry equipment supplied by Kent includes a 10,000 lb. double uncoiler, shear & end welder and their widely popular horizontal accumulator.
New Kent Strip AccumulatorNew Kent Shear and End Welder

Yoder Tube Mill:

Driven Spindle Diameter: 2.5″ (63.5 mm)
Tube Diameter Range: 1″ (25 mm) – 3.125″ (80 mm)
Wall Thickness Range: .032″ (.8 mm) – .134″ (3.4 mm)
Maximum Shapes Wall Thickness: .120″ (3.0 mm)
Welding Speed: 65 – 300 FPM (20 – 90 MPM)
New Yoder Tube Mill

Forming Mill:
Entry Guide Roll
(4) Driven Breakdown Stands with Single Point Adjustment
(3) Driven Fin Stands with Single Point Adjustment
(7) Idle Side Roll Units

Sizing Mill:
(4) Driven Sizing Stands with Single Point Adjustment
(4) Idle Side Roll Stands
8-Roll Turkshead Unit

The new Yoder tube mill covers the common size range for tube producers with an OD range of 1″ – 3.125″ (25 – 80 mm) and a wall thickness range of .032″ – .134″ (.81 – 3.4 mm). The forming and sizing mills are rafted for fast roll tooling changeovers and equipped with single point adjustment for quick set-ups.

New Tube Mill Welder

Welding Section:

In the welding section is a new 300 KW high frequency solid state San Feng welder from Universal Tube & Rollform. The high frequency welder is equipped with a main transformer, heat exchanger, output cabinet, rectifier cabinet and operator cabinet. Also included in the welding section is a 3-Roll Weld Pressure, Double Bead Scarf Remover, Ironing Roll Stand and 20′ Coolant Zone.

Drive Section:

UCG will supply a state of the art new mill control system that will not only control the tube mill but integrate the complete line. The motors will be controlled by AC vector drives and the system will feature an Allen Bradley PLC and ABB ACS 880 drives. Two touch screen control pods will be included.

Forming Motor: 75 HP/56 KW AC Motor
Fin Motor: 75 HP/56 KW AC Motor
Sizing Motor: 100 HP/75 KW AC Motor

New Tube and Pipe Cut-Off

High-Speed Flying Cut-Off:

UCG will also include a new 3″ (76 mm) OD high-speed flying cold saw equipped with the revolutionary U-TRAK Length Control System. This Cold Saw will be featured at the upcoming Fabtech show this November. Stop by our booth for a preview.

This tube mill line is available for sale from Universal Tube of Perrysburg, Ohio, USA. We have been a world-wide supplier of new and used tube mills, pipe mills and rollform machinery for over 35 years, and we offer one of the largest selections of used metalworking machinery in stock than you will find anywhere in the world. This collaboration was designed to better serve the requirements of an ever-growing and diverse customer base. For more information on this tube mill line please contact us at (419) 872-2364 or you can request a quote here.

Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation
26202 Glenwood Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 USA
(419) 872-2364

New high-speed flying cold saw powered by U-TRAK technology

New high-speed flying cold saw powered by U-TRAK technology

UCG manufacturers of industrial control systems, has introduced U-SAW, a new high-speed flying cold saw for tube mills equipped with their revolutionary Length Control System.

The new flying cold saw is available in both single and double blade version and sizes up in sizes up to 16” and speeds up to 300FPM. The U-Saw can use either TCT or HSS blades.

The 3 inch (76mm) version of the U-Saw will be in our booth at the upcoming Fabtech show in Atlanta this November. Stop by Universal’s Booth #C10436 to see the U-Saw.
Complete specifications of this saw can be view at: utubeonline.com/product/new-high-speed-flying-cold-saw/.

UCG builds new control systems, die accelerators, drives and other accessories to retrofit new or existing machinery in almost any industrial environment.
Located under one roof with a leading used machinery dealer, Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment Corporation, their unique relationship enables them to offer a wide array of cost efficient services, unmatched by others.

Visit their booth at Fabtech Atlanta for a quotation and more information about the new cold saws available: Tube & Pipe Hall, Booth #C10436.

UCG
26202 Glenwood Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551 USA
(419) 872-2364
sales@universalcontrolsgroup.com
www.universalcontrolsgroup.com
Fabtech Atlanta, Tube & Pipe Hall, Booth #C10436

Machine Reconditioning, Rebuilding & Line Integration

Machine Reconditioning, Rebuilding & Line Integration

Universal offers machine reconditioning and rebuilding services for your current machinery. We can also reconfigure your equipment to the most exact specifications when your production needs change. Reusing you equipment costs far less than the purchase of new equipment and increases the value of your initial investment. Along with cost savings reconditioning also offers more accurate and reliable productions, enhanced safety, extended machine life and ease of operation. Read details below about a rollform line we reconditioned using both new and used equipment.

Reconditioned Rollform Line

Tishken Rollformer Machine Reconditioning Details:

  1. Clean and Paint Rollformer
  2. Adjust Pass Line to Match Other Line Equipment
  3. Build and Install Entry Guide
  4. Build and Install Straightener with Top Rotation
  5. Mount Encoder and Bracket
  6. Install:
    • Motor Mounting Plate
    • Jackshaft
    • Pulleys
    • Bearings
    • Couplings
    • Drive Belts
  1. Align Back Shoulder of Rollformer, Fabricate Spacers and Install Roll Tooling
  2. Electrically Integrated All Equipment to Work Together as a Line
  3. New Drive System manufactured by Universal Controls Group:
    • 20 HP AC Motor Drive
    • Main Disconnect Switch
    • Coolant Pump Controls
    • Emergency Safety Circuit Relay
    • Wired Complete To Terminals
    • (2) Remote E-Stop Stations
    • Remote Job Pendant
  4. PB Console for Control and Monitoring of Rollformer manufactured by Universal Controls Group:
    • E-Stop and Reset
    • On/Off
    • Start/Stop
    • Speed Control
    • Manual Off Auto Switch
    • Jog Forward and Reverse

Reconditioned Pre-Punch Press For Rollform Line

Pre-Punch Cut Off Press Reconditioning Details:

  1. Clean and Paint Pre-Punch Press
  2. Install New Die Rails
  3. Build and Install Mother Plate
  4. Build and Install Die Return and Cushion Stop
  5. Adjust Passline to Match Other Line Equipment
  6. Build and Install Entry Guides

Airam Cut Off Press Reconditioning

Airam Cut Off Press Reconditioning Details:

  1. Rework, Clean and Paint Cut Off Press
  2. Install New Die Rails
  3. Build and Install Die Return and Cushion Stop
  4. Build and Install Sensor Bracket

Universal Tube & Rollform working together with Universal Controls Group can offer you the options you need such as new controls, drive systems, cut off length control, and other accessories to retrofit your existing machinery. Whether it’s one single machine or a complete line, contact us for a quotation to reconditioning your equipment.