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Tube Expanding Machines For Texas and Oklahoma

Tube expanding is the process of reducing a tube wall. By simply expanding the diameter of a tube, you avoid having to purchase all new tubing. Tube expansion has been an important process for a multitude of industries.

Steps of Tube Expanding

There are a few steps one should take prior to tube expanding process. These steps are as follow:

  1. Be sure to know the hole size and the outside diameter of the tube
  2. Subtract the outside diameter from the hole dimensionCoil Expanding
  3. Determine the inside diameter of the tube
  4. Add the inside diameter to the clearance between the outside diameter

Tube Expansion Machinery

As many of you already know, there are a variety of tube expansion machinery within the industry. At Tridan International, we have an extensive line of tube expansion machinery that are available in different forms. Also, these options include horizontal expansion, vertical expansion, and semi-portable expanders.

Different Types of Tube Expanding Machinery

Serving in the Texas and Oklahoma area, we offer coil expansion solutions from small coil to large coil.

Horizontal Tube Expansion

This type of machinery can expand and add the final belling to a tube at the same time. The horizontal tube expansion uses no hydraulics and over time, it has changed its coil sizes very little.

Vertical Tube Expansion

The vertical tube expansion machines are created with saving space in mind. These double sided machines are capable of doing two different jobs at one time to cut down on time. Believe it or not, because of this process, it’s able to save up to 22% in head room.

Semi-Portable Expanders

Semi-portable expanders are versatile portable systems that are designed to be much more mobile than the larger counterparts. In addition, this kind of machinery is able to produce a large amount of volume and are ideal for smaller shops.

Tube Expansion at Tridan International

Tridan International has been dedicated to providing coil tube expansions since 1966. Also, we strive to be an industry leader and are well known for building and designing machines that operate to our customer’s satisfaction. Administering quality machines to the Southwest, especially Texas and Oklahoma, Tridan maintains a reliable flow of accurately produced parts.

Finally, if you are interested in learning more about tube expansion, please feel free to contact us today.

Tubing Straightener For Coiled Tubing

Tubing Straightener

Straighteners are used to straighten tubing from coils or rolls. Also, straighteners can usually handle end forming as well. Tubing straighteners are used in a variety of fields. Fields such as aerospace, medical, surgical applications, and consumer electronics to name a few. In addition, most straighteners can handle a different array of size tubes. Also, depending on the model, handle many tubes at once.

STVC Tubing Straightener

Tridan International’s tubing straighteners are designed to save setup time. They also help reduce scrap, lower downtime, and create a consistent product time after time. Although we have a large selection of tubing straighteners, such as the STMBC, STMC, and the STQC, one of our popular brands is the STVC model. The Tridan model STVC can handle copper or aluminum coiled tubing. Also, the STVC system is fully integrated withTube Straightening, Sizing, Lubrication Section, and a chipless Tube Cutoff Section.

This machine can handle any workload and give you the professional results you have come to expect from a Tridan product. Another nice feature of the STVC is the fully automated control system, but of course, you can manually control it as well.

At Tridan International, we sell to clients all over the world. Our products have become the industry standard for any type of fin production, tube fabrication, coil expansion, and microchannel tube processing.  We offer top notch customer service and always deliver the quality products that you deserve. Our machines are built to last, of course, if your Tridan machine needs parts or service feel free to contact us today.

We have been in the business since 1966, and we are dedicated to providing our clients with durable machinery solutions. If you would like to learn more about tube straightening or the Tridan company, give us a call at 217-443-3593. Our experts are always willing to answer any questions you might have.

Tridan International Celebrating 50 Year

Tridan International 50 year anniversary

Durable and Dependable

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of Tridan International! We have been dedicated to building machinery that is durable and providing solutions to our customers since 1966! We are known for designing and building machines that provide decades of dependable operation to industry manufacturers. Our Commitment to high levels of customer service and support continues to be a fundamental key in our customer’s satisfaction.

Tridan International, Inc. is a world leader in the supply of machinery for the production of evaporators and condensers, commonly used in manufacturing air conditioning and refrigeration systems. For 50 years, machinery designed and built by Tridan, has been supplied to more than 1,100 customers in over 60 countries throughout the world!