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H&S TOOL the world leader in tube and pipe machining, expanding, and cutting tools! H&S TOOL is the premier supplier for pipe cutting and beveling tools in the maintenance and construction of power generation plants; pulp and paper plants; pipelines; refineries, and other liquid processing facilities,...

Ben Franklin famously said – ‘Lost time is never found again. Time is money… Waste it now. Pay for it later!’ These words ring true in today’s environment where successful businesses are always trying to maximize performance and efficiency and minimize the time it takes...

Designed for shaft diameters from 0.75 to 10.5 inches (19.1 to 266.7 mm), the CLIMAX KM3000 Key Mill is the tool that started it all more than 50 years ago! The KM3000 Portable Key Mill is a simple, rugged, dependable machine tool designed to cut keyways...

The BORTECH automated welding systems are portable and can be used in both field and shop repairs. These automated welding systems are designed to attach directly to several CLIMAX boring machine mounting fixtures, allowing a single setup for both welding and machining operations, giving the...

‘The autonomy of the control system is a big game-changer. It allows the operator to set the machine up, step back to a safe distance, and operate the timing of the slides and the automatic trip. Operating a clamshell has never been easier.’ – Paul...

Global industrial statistics indicate that a significant number of injuries occur on the job each year in connection with the use of industrial tools, equipment, and processes of various kinds. Such hazards can arise due to factors such as worker fatigue, worker distraction, improper usage...

Congratulations to Dave Briggs and the CLIMAX | CALDER engineering team for officially receiving the Patent for the CALDER Safety Interlock System. The Safety Interlock System is designed with interlocking knobs and valve handles that will not release the clamp pressure until the internal test pressure...

At CLIMAX, our priority is to design tools that improve user performance and mitigate against safety hazards when using rotating equipment like Clamshell (split-frame) pipe cutting and beveling tools! That's why H&S TOOL invented the DEFENDER™ 'Hands-Free' Protection System. This protection system safeguards operators with...

Mitigating safety hazards when using rotating equipment like Clamshell (split-frame) pipe cutting and beveling tools is our priority! Recordable safety incidents can be caused by distractions, improper tool usage, deviation from best practices, or adverse chance events in the work environment amongst other reasons. That’s...

The H&S TOOL Clamshell (split-frame) design is a unique combination of safety, reliability, ease of use, rigidity, and precision. The newly introduced, DEFENDER™ ‘Hands-Free’ remote control and protection system, creates a much safer work environment for onsite machinists across the globe. With twenty-three sizes to choose...