OTC 2013: Robotic technology improves insulated pipe cutbacks

ShawCor Ltd. has received the OTC Spotlight Award for Bredero Shaw’s Mobile Robotic Cutback System.

Bredero Shaw mobile robotic cutback system
Bredero Shaw mobile robotic cutback system

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HOUSTON– ShawCor Ltd. has received the OTC Spotlight Award for Bredero Shaw’s Mobile Robotic Cutback System.

The end machining technology for insulated pipe replaces manual processes that form the cutback including wire brushing, grinding and scraping. The company says the new technology is safer, quieter, requires less labor and produces consistent high-quality cutback profiles while generating recyclable waste.

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