North Alabama Pipe has a range of welding solutions for your fabrication shop. With cycle times as low as 25 seconds, these solutions will make any welding job a more efficient process. NAP’s Universal Welder is a semi-automated solution for fabricating outlets onto pipes up to 8". NAP’s other solutions for welding make for easy maneuvering and accurate connections between the pipe and outlets.

Universal Welder

Welding system designed for connecting 1/2" - 2 1/2" with threaded outlets and up to 4" on grooved outlets on 1 1/4" - 8" pipe

  • Welds 1/2" - 2 1/2" outlets and 1 1/4" - 4" grooved outlets onto 1 1/4" - 8" pipe
  • Programmable system to weld Merit outlets and be programmed for other outlets
  • Touchscreen allows for the flexibility of custom screens and the use of bar codes to input data
  • Pipe automatically moved to each outlet position on the pipe based on entered data
  • Outlets may be welded within 6 1/2" of the start of the pipe and 3" from the end
  • Outlets may be welded in the up, down, right or left positions
  • *Cycle time to cut hole and weld outlet onto pipe is approximately 32 seconds for 1/2" outlets and 55 seconds for 2 1/2" outlets

    *Welding times depend on configurations

Line Welder

Welding system designed for welding 1/2", 3/4" and 1" outlets on 1 1/4" - 3" pipe

  • Operation can be performed only when outlets are in up position
  • Welding is completed in 25 - 40 seconds
  • Interactive control panel to input pipe size
  • Outlets must be in the up position for welding
  • Welds 1/2", 3/4" and 1" fittings on 1 1/4" to 3" pipe
  • *Welding times depend on configurations

Manual Weld Station

An ideal work table for welding outlets on pipe in fabrication shops

  • 4 - adjustable pipe supports and index chuck for positioning pipe
  • Operating rod runs the length of the machine; indexes can be locked and unlocked from any location on the machine
  • Positioning of pipe every 90° degrees for side outlets and crosses
  • *Plasma unit is not furnished with this machine

Hole System

Plasma cutting solution for easy and uniform cutting of holes in pipe

  • Completely motorized torch guide for cutting uniform holes in pipe
  • Utilizes low-cost air plasma for rapid cutting of quality holes in pipe
  • Special hole size cams, adjustable cams, hand templates and mounting systems are available
  • Magnetic base insures consistent holes
  • *Plasma unit is not furnished with this machine