Strongsville, Ohio, USA, April 11, 2014 – Rafter Equipment Corporation has shipped a 24" weld squeeze box to a major North American API pipe producer. The box is part of an upgrade to the customer's existing HFC pipe mill. It is sized for up to 24" OD x 0.750" wall (610 mm OD x 19 mm wall) HSLA steel pipe. The design includes motorized push-on-center squeeze roll adjustments, linear displacement transducers, load cells, high-capacity tapered roller bearings within the roll tools, and removable head-roll face plate design.
Rafter Equipment Corporation is a manufacturer of tube mills, pipe mills, roll forming machines, cutoff machines, and other related tube and pipe mill machinery. Additional services include mill refurbishing, design engineering, and contract manufacturing. Originally started in 1917, the Rafter name is known for reliable, high-quality tube mill and roll forming equipment.
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