Vertical Up WeldersVUP | Vertical Up Welder

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The Vertical Up Welder (VUP), a single pass Vertical-Up welder (VUP) can complete 10-12 vertical seams on a field erected storage tank with 8' tall x 1" thick seams in one work shift. X-Ray quality welds with one operator and one machine.

The frame consists of a vertical column mounted on a powered carriage and roller assembly that rides on the top edge of the tank shell.

Lift controls include up/down switch, high/low speed potentiometers and rapid speed selector that control a variable speed motor that is electronically integrated with the welding control, which

automatically adjusts speed to maintain the optimum nozzle to weld puddle relationship.

A Lincoln NA-3 head and control is supplied with two K-176 Nozzles for welding with either 3/32" or .120" diameter NR-431 Innershield wire. The NA-3 head is mounted on a free moving slide providing manual lateral adjustment. An air operated bracket supports an articulated copper shoe assembly.

"We here at Suretuf Secondary are on our fourth Koike Aronson cutting table, we have always had nothing but good luck."
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