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Tube and Pipe welding

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Inspection of Extruded Coatings on Liquid Fuel Tubes

A multinational Tier 1 automotive parts manufacturer had a problem.  They ...

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Thermally Enhanced Weld Camera Improves Productivity in HSAW

A challenge most fabricators face when using Helical Submerged Arc Welding...

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Xiris Seam Tracking for Laser Welding on Tube Mills

Laser welding offers several advantages over conventional TIG or Plasma...

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Xiris Launches New Support Center

Our team at Xiris has always been dedicated towards providing an excellent...

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Reflecting on Spring 2019 Trade Shows

The past couple of weeks have been busy for the Xiris Automation team as...

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Inspecting Metal Sheath on High Voltage Cables

High Voltage Cable is a multi-layer cable used for running high voltages...

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How to Detect Scarf Tool Wear on a Tube Mill

During tube production, immediately after the tube has been welded and...

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Detecting Bead Ripple During Tube Manufacturing

Lighter wall mild steel pipe production requires bead height monitoring for...

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Xiris Automation: Let Our Customers Do the Talking!

Our weld camera and tube & pipe inspection systems are only part of the...

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Seam Monitoring for Coil Joining

Monitoring the welding process during coil joining at the front end of a...

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Tracking Tube Production Using the WI2000 and WI3000 systems

Xiris' WeldInspection System Helps Identify the Root Cause of Variations in...

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April 2018: Looking Back

April was an extremely successful month for Xiris Automation! Read below for...

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SPC Measurements on a Tube Mill

Statistical Process Control (SPC) is the use of inspection data to determine...

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe Part 3: Post Weld Inspection

Following sub arc welding on the inside and outside of a helically welded...

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe Part 2: Helical Sub Arc Welding

One-step Helical (or Spiral) Submerged Arc Welding (HSAW) processes do not...

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Using Cameras When Welding Spiral Pipe: Processing and Tacking

Helical (or Spiral) Submerged Arc Welding (HSAW) allows for larger,...

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Post Scarf Inspection of Automotive Fuel Line Tubing

Fuel line tubing is typically manufactured on an ERW welding mill similar to...

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Why Weld Cameras are Essential when Welding Large Pipe

 

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How to Reduce Customer Returns from your Tube Mill

When a customer refuses to accept a shipment because of a quality problem,...

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How to Find Defects Sooner and Reduce Scrap on a Tube Mill

In a tube mill, production scrap can come from just about anywhere: tooling...

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Checking Tube Welds Before and After Scarfing

The process of tube welding requires several variables to be in check for...

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Reducing Tube Mill Downtime with Weld Inspection

Tube mills require a large capital investment that often gets amortized...

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Xiris Helps Tube Producer Eliminate Weld Problems

Xiris’ WI2000 Weld Inspection System measures weld bead and formed tube...

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How to Reduce Quality Lab Time Associated with a Tube Mill

Lab time is a precious commodity.  As part of the changeover process on a...

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How to Reduce Set-Up Time on a Tube Mill

Every time a tube mill is changed over to run a new product, a set-up...

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Free ROI Calculator for Tube Weld Inspection Systems

Two of the most important competitive advantages in tube production are the...

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Xiris Weld Cameras in Long-Distance Pipeline Manufacturing

The manufacturing of long-distance pipelines for the oil and gas industry...

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Post Scarf Inspection on Tube and Pipe Mills

Scarfing is a process of removing excess weld bead on a pipe or tube to...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find the TOE ANGLE

 Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Squeeze Pressure on Tube and Pipe Mills

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find SCARFING Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find FREEZE LINE Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Detect BEAD ROLL

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find FORMING Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Tube Düsseldorf Recap

As the organizers of Wire & Tube Düsseldorf promised, the show held at the...

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Case Study: Cinter S.A. - Tube Weld Inspection

Selling over great distances is never easy.  Even if the customer knows...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find BEAD HEIGHT Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find UNDERCUT Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Monitoring Tube and Pipe Production to Find MISMATCH Defects

Recent advancements in machine vision technology have made a new type of...

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Inspecting Tube Welds After the Scarfing Process

Electric Resistance Welding (“ERW”) is a welding process used in the...

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Using a Weld Camera for High-Temperature Pipe Cladding

For certain types of pipe cladding operations, fabricators have to preheat...

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Using Weld Cameras to Monitor Pipe Cladding

Thanks to new developments in electronics and sensor technology,...

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Don't Miss the Latest Weld Camera Technology at Fabtech 2013

At Xiris, we love new technology. As engineers, we get excited when we see...

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Why Cameras Are Needed for Fiber Laser Beam Welding

The emergence of fiber lasers as a viable alternative to CO2 lasers in laser...

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Narrow Groove Welding

In the past few years, Narrow Groove Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW/TIG)...

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Improving Tube and Pipe Welding with Laser Monitoring

As a supplement to eddy current and ultrasonic testing, a laser weld...

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3 Ways to Improve Tube and Pipe Mill Changeover

Purchasers of finished tube and pipe are increasingly demanding...

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3 Tube and Pipe Trends Leading to Better Weld Monitoring

Three cost-cutting trends in tube and pipe fabrication have coincided to...

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Weld Profile Monitoring of High Frequency Tube and Pipe Production

Weld profile monitoring using laser-based 3D imaging technology has...

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Monitoring Skelp in Tube and Pipe Welding

In tube and pipe fabrication, it’s essential to inspect for defects in the...

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Inspecting Needle Tubes for Weld Defects

Hypodermic needles are usually made by drawing down small-diameter...

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Using a Weld Camera to Monitor Pipe Cladding

In some demanding Pipe welding applications, special materials need to be...

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Using a Weld Camera for Tube and Pipe Production

A view of the weld tip and its immediate environment on a Tube or Pipe mill...
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