Weld Bead Remover

Acu-Tech sells Bead Removers to remove the bead left by butt welding. Also known as de-beaders, these poly pipe installation tools remove the weld bead on the inside, or outside of the pipe. A run-around planing tool is used for removing the exterior HDPE pipe bead, and a different tool with a long pole is used for removing the interior HDPE pipe bead. Removing the bead will allow better flow through the pipeline and reduce friction. Acu-Tech can supply external debeaders, internal debeaders and bead gauges. Poly bead gauges are used to gauge the final bead width of a butt welded joint to ensure that the width is within the specified tolerance. A water corp poly pipe specification states “Removal … Continue reading Weld Bead Remover

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