SFM is ideal for pipe maintenance and construction work in pipelines, nuclear and fossil power plants , oil platforms, petrochemical plants and refineries, as well as shipbuilding, food, beverage and other high purity piping applications. 16 standard size machines are available to cut, bevel and counter bore pipe from 2 inch - 84 inch O.D. (60.3-2133.6mm) on all schedules and alloys.
Like all our split frame, clamshell style machines the SFM is designed to “split” in half to fit over inline pipe, or can be slipped closed over open ended pipe.
The frame is separable in two ring halves to permit an easy assembly. Located on the frame are the seat of the grooved ball bearing for the rotating head, an adapter for the motor, a protective shield for the gear ring and clamping feet to clamp the machine.
The parting line of the Split Gear and the parting line of the frame has to be aligned before starting the disassembly. The rotating head is designed as a gear ring at its outer diameter and has a locating hole for the tool carriage.
The drive is fixed with the pinion on the frame. The drive and the drive flange with the gear are of rugged design to allow high reaction moments.
The rotating head runs on precision grooved ball bearings to reduce the axial and radial tolerance.
The tool carriage has a seat for the working tools. The tool carriage is fixed on the rotating head and implies the feed spindle with gear and adjustable carriage guide block.
The clamping feet are adjusted and fixed by grub screws at the outer diameter of the frame. On request different special clamping feet are available.