How to use hydraulic pipe cutting machine ? What are the requirements?



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Hydraulic pipe cutting machine as a common pipe tool has advantages like light weight, good portability and easy on-site operation. The pipe cutting machine can cut carbon steel pipe, stainless steel pipe, cast iron pipe and other pipes, which is widely used in pipe installation and maintenance. Well, how to use pipe cutting machine? What are the requirements when cutting pipes? Today, Victaulic-Tuwei will share the usages and requirements with you.

1.How to use hydraulic pipe cutting machine?


(1) Idling operation: start idling and check the rotation of the machine. Make sure the hydraulic oil is sufficient, don’t cut pipe when oil is insufficient.



(2) Place the pipe: Choose the corresponding supporting roller set according to pipe size, put the pipe on the roller and pipe support, the pipe support should be placed at a position equal to 3/4 of pipe, adjust pipe support height to make the pipe at horizontal level.


(3) Pipe cutting operation: Press the arm quickly, tighten the relief valve, shake the handle to make the blade touch the pipe. Plug the power, turn on the switch, choose the suitable speed, shake the feeding handle slowly to start cutting pipe. When the pipe is about to be cut off, stop feeding and let the blade rotate a few times continually, the pipe will be cut off automatically.


(4) Check the pipe cut: After cutting finished, turn off the switch, release the relief valve, the arm will return to the initial position automatically, remove the pipe, and check the pipe cut.



2. Quality control for pipe cutting


After pipe is cut off, the cut should be smooth and free of cracks, bumps, shrinkage, slag, oxide .The end should be perpendicular to the pipe axis, and the OD error should not exceed 1%. When the nozzle should be rounded, the wall thickness should be uniform, and dirt, paint, rust, debris on the surface should be removed.


3.Attentions for pipe cutting


(1)Before cutting, the OD of pipes should be calibrated according to the piping diagram, and the OD error and wall thickness error should be within the tolerance



(2)The pipe cutter’s blade must be firmly installed


(3)During cutting, the machine body should not shake, and the blade can be lubricated with grease


(4)Protect the motor from damp or rain

The above are the usages and requirements when cutting pipes. Victualic-Tuwei company is a professional manufacturer of pipe tools, we have various models of roll grooving machines, pipe cutting machines, hole cutting machines, pipe threading machines,for you to choose. If you have any needs or doubts about pipe tools, welcome to contact us.


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