Centering and Clamping Devices

Product Range

External Alignment Clamps
Type 1a

  • for quick and accurate alignment of pipes of equal or differing diameters on a common center line
  • automatic diameter compensation, no need for additional adjustments
  • all parts stay easily accessible for welding
  • jaws are available in Stainless Steel
  • special types on request


Size A

Clamping Range

Weight

10-70 mm

2,00 kg

Size B

Clamping Range

Weight

40-140 mm

5,30 kg

Size C

Clamping Range

Weight

75-330 mm

26,00 kg

 

External Alignment Clamps for orbital welding
Type 1a Orbital

  • recommended to relieve pressure from a welding unit during Orbital welding
  • for quick and accurate alignment for pipes of equal or differing diameters on a common center line 
  • all parts stay easily accessible for welding
  • no additional adjustments necessary
  • automatic diameter compensation

 

in order to prevent electrolytic corrosion, versions with Stainless Steel support rails are recommended

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Size 1

Size 2

Size 3

Size 4

Clamping Range

6-50 mm

10-70 mm

25-100 mm

75-330 mm

Weight

3,6 kg

5,7 kg

12,6 kg

41,0 kg

 

 

External Quick Alignment Clamps
Type 1b

 

 

  • for exact centering and clamping of pipes of any length 
  • for aligning bends, tees and other fittings with pipes of the same diameter 
  • assembly of piping systems by only one pipefitter.
  • welding parts are accessible from all directions
  • micro adjustment device by wing screw
  • to avoid corrision Stainless Steel clamps are recommendet

 

Size A    Clamping Range  20-90 mm
             Weight   1,40 kg

Size B    Clamping Range 50-150 mm
             Weight 3,00 kg

Size C  Clamping Range 90-190 mm
             Weight 3,30 kg

Size D  Clamping Range 125-225 mm
             Weight 6,80 kg

Size E  Clamping Range 225-370 mm
             Weight 8,65 kg

 

Pipe Centering Chains
Type 1c

  • for centering and clamping of fittings, pipes without restriction in length
  • also for bended pipes, flanges, pipes and tanks
  • five different types are available, choice between galvanised steel or Stainless Steel
  • great variability by simply removing or adding chain-links
  • required parts: 1 standard chain, 1 tensioner and, depending on the pipe diameters, additional chain links

 

Light type simple chain. Size 150

  • for welding flanges, Kloepper seal-off bottom (torospherical head) etc. on pipes

  • for pipes of external diameter from 168,3 mm (DN 150)
  • standard length: 650 mm = 5 chain links

  • additional chain link: 125 mm

 

Medium heavy type, single chain. Size 200 

  • for welding, fittings, Kloepper seal-off bottom (torospherical head) etc. on pipes
  • for pipes of external diameter from 219,1 mm (DN 200)
  • standard length: 1275 mm = 7 chain links
  • additional chain link: 125 m

 

Medium heavy type, double chain. Size D 200 

  • for welding pipes to long pipes and fittings
  • for pipes of external diameter from 323,9 mm (DN 300)
  • standard length: 1275 mm = 7 chain links
  • additional chain link: 177 mm

 

Heavy type single chain. Size 300


  • for welding fittings, Kloepper seal-off bottom (torospherical head) etc. 
  • on pipes of external diameter from 323,9 mm (DN 300)
  • standard length: 1920 mm = 7 chain links
  • additional chain link: 265 mm 

 

Heavy type, double chain. Size D 300  

  • for welding pipes to long pipes and fittings of external diameter
  • from 323,9 mm (DN 300)
  • standard length: 1920 mm = 7 chain links
  • additional chain link: 265 mm

 

 

 

 

 


Internal Alignment Clamps

Type 2

  • for quick and accurate alignment and clamping of fittings, short pipe 
  • sections to pipes and cylindrical tanks
  • wedge shaped clamps provide automatic compensation even for parts 
  • with greatly differing diameters
  • with automatical compensation

 

 

Size 004 Clamping Range   15-19 mm
                Weight   0,20 kg

Size 003 Clamping Range   16-20 mm
Weight   0,20 kg

Size 002 Clamping Range   19-25 mm
Weight   0,25 kg

Size 001 Clamping Range   24-32 mm
Weight   0,50 kg

Size 01  Clamping Range   31-40 mm
Weight   0,50 kg

Size 0  Clamping Range   38-52 mm
Weight   1,25 kg

Size 00  Clamping Range   51-64 mm
Weight   1,25 kg

 

in order to prevent electrolytic corrosion, versions with Stainless Steel support rails are recommended

Internal Alignment Clamps
Type 3a

  

  • for quick and accurate alignment and clamping of ffittings, short pipe sections etc. to pipes and cylindical tanks
  • locating rails for right angle abut and automatic diameter compensation, even for extremely differing pipe diameters, no need for additional adjustments
  • the internal clamp allows free access. therefore all parts can be welded
  • automatic diameter compensation

 

 

Size 1    Clamping Range  54-140 mm
             Weight   1,25 kg

Size 2    Clamping Range 85-220 mm
             Weight 3,35 kg

Size 3  Clamping Range 120-350 mm
             Weight 11,50 kg

 

in order to prevent electrolytic corrosion, versions with Stainless Steel support rails are recommended

 

Internal Alignment Clamps
Type 3b

  • for use on rotating welding tables and revolving devices
  • equipped with an elongated center shaft
  • with automatic compensation

 

 

Size 1    Clamping Range  54-140 mm
             Weight   1,40 kg

Size 2    Clamping Range 85-220 mm
             Weight 4,20 kg

Size 3  Clamping Range 120-350 mm
             Weight 12,5 kg

 

Size 1    shaft length  120 mm

Size 2    shaft length  150 mm

Size 3  shaft length 190 mm

 

in order to prevent electrolytic corrosion, versions with Stainless Steel support rails are recommended

 

Internal Alignment Clamps
Type 3c

  • for clamping pipes of equal diameter or as a clamp with only one expanding clamping part

 

Size 1    Clamping Range  54-140 mm
             Weight   1,00 kg

Size 2    Clamping Range 85-220 mm
             Weight 2,40 kg

Size 3  Clamping Range 120-350 mm
             Weight 6,00 kg

Size 4  Clamping Range 180-520 mm
             Weight 14,00 kg

Size 4s  Clamping Range 400-940 mm
             Weight 20,00 kg

 

in order to prevent electrolytic corrosion, versions with Stainless Steel support rails are recommended

 

Internal Alignment Clamps
Type 4

  • with two independent expanding clamps, allowing coaxial alignment of two hollow cylindrical components of different diameters
  • the bottom expanding clamp is inserted and clamped in the pipe by means of the knob
  • then the other part (e.g. a flange) is placed over the top expanding clamp and clamped by means of the hand-bar
  • compared to type 3a, this type is especially suited for heavy parts
  • with automatic diameter compensation


Size 1/e            Clamping Range  54-140 mm 
                        Weight 1,30 kg

Size 2/e       Clamping Range 85-220 mm
Weight 3,90 kg

Size 3/  Clamping Range 120-350 mm
Weight 11,50 kg

Size 4/  Clamping Range 180-520 mm
Weight 27,00 kg

Size 4/e/s   Clamping Range 400-940 mm
Weight 39,00 kg

 

Internal Alignment Clamps
Type 4s

  • for fast, safe and exact centring and tensioning of flanges, brackets, rings, etc. on pipes and cylindrical tanks
  • comes with contact surface for smooth flanges. Automatic diameter compensati even for extremely varied diameters via independently tensible bracing elements. 
  • the centring device is fixed with the lower expansion element in the pipe, the flange or similar attached and finally centred and by using the upper expansion element.

 

In order to prevent electric corrosion, the versions with stainless steel support rails (VA 1.4301) are recommended. 


Size 1/es           Clamping Range  54-140 mm 
                        Weight 1,30 kg

Size 2/es       Clamping Range 120-250 mm
Weight 1,80 kg

Size 3/es   Clamping Range 220-400 mm
Weight 5,20 kg

Size 4/es   Clamping Range 300-640 mm
Weight 16,40 kg

Size 4/es   Clamping Range 400-940 mm
Weight 39,00 kg

 

Internal Alignment Clamp
Type 5

  • with two independent clamps, suitable for clamping flanges of all kinds and similiar parts to elbows and bends of various diameters
  • the lower expanding clamp has strong gripping feet which insert into the bend and are tightened by means of the knob
  • the top expanding clamp is tightened by means of the hand-bar in the flange
  • with automatic diameter compensation


Size 1/b-e         Clamping Range  45-115 mm 
Weight 1,00 kg

Size 2/b-e       Clamping Range 85-195 mm
Weight 3,10 kg

Size 3/b-  Clamping Range 120-315 mm
Weight 9,30 kg

Size 4/b-  Clamping Range 180-520 mm
Weight 23,10 kg

 

 

Spirit Level
Type 9

  • this tool allows for accurate flange alignment
  • (fixing by slip-in pivots) with adjustable slip-in pivots which fit flange bolt holes of various diameters
  • the adjustable spirit level is surrounded by a scale
  • the scale has degree as well as inklination percentage markings
  • any angle of degree or inclination can easily be set and read without additional calculation
  • made from anodized aluminum

 

 

Size 1:

  • length 300 mm
  • for flange hole distances 35 - 190 mm
  • with standard slip-in-pivots 13 - 22 mm Ø
  • weight 0,30 kg

 

Size 1a:

  • like size 1, but with magnetic pads for fixing an extra inclination level
  • weight 0,32 kg

 

Size 2:

  • length 400 mm
  • for flange hole distances 35 - 290 mm
  • with standard slip-in-pivots 13 - 22 mm Ø
  • weight 0,35 kg

 

For all tools available

  • slip-in-pivots 12 - 18 mm Ø
  • hulls 25 - 30 mm Ø

 

(plug-in-pipe to be fixed into standard slip-in-pivots
for flange holes 25 - 30 mm Ø)

Pipe Inclination Level
Type 10

  • with this tool a pipeline’s inclination can easily be checked
  • magnetic inclination level with adjustable water level surrounded by a scale
  • the scale has degree marking and inclination percentage
  • any degree or inclination percentage can be set and read
  • made from anodized aluminum

 

Size 1     Length 300 mm
              Weight 0,20 kg

 

Centering Head
Type 11

  

  • provides a quick and accurate means of establishing pipe centreline, locating points on tanks or pipes, measuring slope, establishing angles and laying keyways
  • can be used to measure and mark different points around the pipe, flange or fitting
  • diameters leg's length 12 mm to approx. 1000 mm
  • weight 0,60 kg