Miller Electric

Welding Discussion Forums

Home » Resources » Communities » Welding Discussion Forums
 
Miller Welding Discussion Forums - Powered by vBulletin

Results 1 to 10 of 18

Hybrid View

  1. #1

    Default How do you make a....................

    Halfmoon cut on the end of a piece of pipe like this >>>>>>>>> ) Thanks all!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Central Fla.
    Posts
    311

    Default

    Hole saw, plasma cutter, o/a torch, grinder with grinding disc or cutting disc, depending on wall thickness - tin snips, nibbler, pipe notcher, and probably others.

    Hardly enough info to give a definitive answer.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    calgary
    Posts
    9

    Default cutting curves

    in the past i have made a jig and used a hole saw of the same size as the tubing to cut the curve
    ( take a block of wood , put the tube on it and nail side rails on to hold the pipe between them, then drill a hole the correct size near the end. flip it over with the pipe under the hole where you want the hole and drill it out with the hole saw. just be careful that you have a block of wood under it to save the hole saw from getting damaged.) the end of the pipe has the curve!!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    southeast texas
    Posts
    47

    Default

    Like what? i don't see a picture am i missing something? i guess you are referring to a saddle? if it is small pipe like 11/2''or 2'' i set my chop-saw at 25deg. and cut off a centerline, anything bigger i use my wrap-around and lay it out with a soap stone. i hope this helps.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    356

    Default

    if you are talking about bigger pipe they make attachments to go on saddle bevellers to make thos types of cuts, otherwise there is the grinder and torch to make the cuts
    mm210
    maxstar 150

  6. #6

    Default

    The arrows here are pointing to the kind of cut i'm talking about > ) < I guess you could do it on any size pipe. I guess you could call it notching the end of the pipe so you can weld it to another piece.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Grande Prairie, Alberta Canada
    Posts
    729

    Default

    I'm a little confused by what you are asking for, but I'll take a stab at it and guess that you are trying make templates to cope pipe.

    To save a bunch of long winded explanations, I'll give you a quickie shortcut that will serve your purposes:

    http://www.harderwoods.com/pipetemplate.php

    Follow this link to the HarderWoods site. Fill out the pipe information on the left column, and it will generate templates for you. Print them out onto paper, and transfer them to cork or paper gasket material, cut them out and you are ready to go. I myself, have used this software to make templates for some oddball stuff, and then I transferred them over to a flexible, thin, magnetic material that I have which holds it to the pipe quite nicely.

    The only information you will need is pipe O.D. and wall thickness, and if you have it closeby, just use a tape measure, or I can supply you a link to pipe schedule charts. Mathey Dearman used to have a good one.

    I have built several grill guards, winch guards and head ache racks for Class 8 semis using coped pipe, so I will offer you a word of wisdom: Measure your pipes VERY carefully.....When you transfer over your measurement to the pipe to be cut - lets say (for example) that 15" is what you need - remember that the 15" is from the BOTTOM of one coped joint, to the BOTTOM of the other coped joint. DON'T FORGET to add the 15/16" (for example) to accomodate the depth of the cope for each end when you lay out your cut lines. After you cut the pipe, then use your templates to chalk out the copes, and the bottom to bottom measurement should be 15".

    Hope this helps.

    On Edit: I see that you are on WW under the username "Metal Man", asking the same question, so I'll copy & post this over there as well. Don't know which site you view more.
    Last edited by Black Wolf; 02-02-2008 at 06:49 PM. Reason: Change URL link. Works fine now.
    Later,
    Jason

    Professional Spark Generator by Trade.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Non-static method PhpQuickProfiler::getMicroTime() should not be called statically in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/pqp/classes/Console.php on line 77

Warning: Function split() is deprecated in /mnt/stor3-wc1-dfw1/357822/357839/www.millerwelds.com/web/content/lib/footer.inc.php on line 82

Welding Projects

Special Offers: See the latest Miller deals and promotions.