Author Archives: Neal Manzano

Better On-Site Services with OEM Support

When highly skilled on-site service personnel are backed by the special engineering and OEM manufacturing support, amazing things happen. The most complex and difficult special in-place machining challenge can be accomplished with tools that have been custom designed for that specific application. Tri Tool On-Site Services can deploy equipment from...

Make the Trade Show Connection!

Even in the era of the Internet, there is still the critical need to communicate directly with manufacturers regarding the equipment you need for your business. Trade shows have always provided an opportunity to escape the daily routine of your workplace and attend an event where vendors can display their...

TECH TIP: HOT WIRE ADVANTAGES

The term Hot Wire refers to special capabilities of a welding system wherein the wire feeding into the weld puddle is preheated before coming in contact with the welding arc. The additional components that provide Hot Wire capabilities to a welding system (please refer to the illustration) include a special...

Coating Removal Systems Provide Rapid and Reliable Solutions for Piping Coverups

The development of modern thermoplastics with specialized formulations that provide effective anti-corrosion properties for oceanic pipelines had an unexpected consequence. How to remove the coating that was designed to be tough, permanent and to stick to the pipe through the ravages of the deep ocean. Plastics can be manufactured in...

Important tips for maximum benefit utilizing On-site Services!

1. Contact Tri Tool Services at the bidding stage of your project Many times it is the site personnel and supervisors who initiate contact with Tri Tool for contract services required at the project execution stage. Circumstances arise when the service work is  immediately needed, but the realities of processing...

Tri Tool Services Delivers Unprecedented Performance and Precision With the CNC Counterbore System in the Gulf of Mexico

When completed, Shell’s Appomattox project, located about 80 miles from Louisiana in 7,200 feet of water will be the largest and deepest platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The project’s peak production rate is projected to be 175,000 barrels/day, and 650 million barrels/day when combined with adjacent deposits. Drilling and...

As a world leading equipment solution provider, one of the most important value-adds TRI TOOL offers is our professional On-Site Services component.

By combining a national network of skilled personnel, fully backed by our regional support facilities and the production power of a major machine tool OEM results in real and significant  advantages to our service customers. The story of Tri Tool Services is almost as old as Tri Tool itself. From...

Safer by design

Revolutionary advances in tube and pipe cutting safety can be a direct result of the evolutionary nature of product development. by Bill Atkinson It’s remarkable how fast changes occur in devices we utilize in our everyday lives. Living in an era of seemingly boundless innovation, new products are introduced and...

For Safety’s Sake, Don’t Tie it Down.

Zip-Ties, band clamps, rubber bands, twine, and twist-ties, etc. are all helpful little devices that serve a worthy purpose – unless it’s to hold down a trigger on a portable machine tool! The trigger on an air-motor typically has a spring tension that requires compression to activate. This means the...

You Wanna Play Rough? Say hello to our little friend.

Since it’s introduction, this small beveling powerhouse has proven itself in the field, but did you know about its versatility? The venerable Model 204B is a compact portable ID mount machine tool with a longstanding reputation for excellence in precision cutting of pipe and tube. The versatile mandrel mounts to...

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