Assembly Tables for Fasteners

by: Wayne Moncla
For many applications, hand assembly of nuts onto studs, bolts, and other items is not an effective solution because of volume. Often, however, application begin with hand assembly but find that as operations expand and volume increase the hand strain caused by hand assembly is taxing. Hand assembly is also a slower process and as volume increases the costs in time become apparent.  Read More

Posted in: nut assembly tables, nut and bolt assembly

What is the difference between pipe and tube?

You may have wondered:what is the difference between pipe and tube? We reached out to our friends at Federal Steel Supply, Inc for this guest post. Pipes and Tubes may look similar because they are both of similar shape, with a hollow vacuum running through the center of them.  But, you would be surprised that there are many differences between them. Read More

Posted in: pipe fabrication

Cylindrical Parts and Fastener Feeder

by: Wayne Moncla
Looking for a parts feeder? The FeedMate® parts feeder is the perfect solution for orienting and feeding cylindrical parts. A heavy duty parts feeder, theFeedMate® is ideal for use with thread rollerschamfering machines, cylindrical grinders, and other machines.    Read More

Posted in: fasteners

Need a Bolt Chamfer? Call MSI for the ChamferMate®

by: Wayne Moncla
Gaffney Bolt is a US based hot formed bolt manufacturer that specializes in high quality structural bolts for the oil & gas, construction, and manufacturing industries located in Rockford, IL. Mike Gaffney is the President of Gaffney Bolt and is also a loyal MSI ChamferMate® customer.  Read More

Posted in: chamfer bolt

Pipe Fabrication Machinery

by: Wayne Moncla
MSI specializes in top-of-the-line pipe fabrication machinery including pipe beveling and chamfering machines, marking machines, and cylindrical part feeders. Each of these machine styles will satisfy a particular requirement in the fabrication process, greatly reducing fabrication time and improving efficiency.  Read More

Posted in: pipe fabrication

How to Chamfer Bars or Rods

by: Wayne Moncla
Chamfering bars or rods, much like pipe beveling, is best achieved with an automated process. Automated chamfering offers the most consistent quality, while also being safer and faster than hand grinding. The type of chamfering machine best suited to an application will depend on the requirements: size of the bar or rod (if automatic loading is needed) and if dual ended chamfering is necessary.  Read More

Posted in: chamfering, bar chamfering machine, chamfer rod

Stationary Beveling Machines Make Quick Work of Square Faces, Bevels, & J Preps

by: Wayne Moncla
Tube & Pipe Journal just published an article discussing the use of automated, stationary beveling machines for prepping tube or pipe ends. for welding.  Read More

Posted in: pipe beveling

MSI in Beaumont,TX is Hiring a CNC Operator

by: Wayne Moncla
MSI is looking to hire an Experienced CNC Operator for Vertical Machining Centers.  Applicants must have verifiable background in programming.  Great working environment and benefits.  Must have own tools.  Selected applicants will be asked to take a profile test and  must pass a drug screen.  Pay DOE.  Read More

Posted in: Job Opening

MSI Will be Demonstrating a Pipe Beveling Machine Houstex

by: Wayne Moncla
MSI will be demonstrating a Model C8H ChamferMate® in booth #1212 at the Houstex Show at the George R. Brown Convention Center from February 24 to 26. These machines are ideal for the fastener, pipe fabrication, and tube processing industries.  Read More

Posted in: beveling machine

Pipe Beveler Machine

by: Wayne Moncla
Automating the pipe beveling process offers companies a number of advantages. For many, the time savings alone justify the inclusion of a pipe beveler machine in their production process. Automated pipe beveling is also a cleaner, more consistent, and accurate process than hand grinding. Increased safety and lower operating costs, as well as shorter cycle times, also make automated pipe beveling an attractive option.  Read More

Posted in: pipe beveling

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