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Vortex

For PBE & KBE Boiler Expanders

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Product Details

The Vortex has been engineered with the same quality and preciseness as the Cyclone. This however is a right-angled pneumatic torque controlled motor and is designed for the expansion of boiler tubes in steam and mud drums, fire tube boilers and similar equipment.

Four machines are available offering expansion of tubes of nominal sizes 1 3⁄4", 2 1⁄2", 3", 4".

The Vortex’s torque control system has been specifically designed and engineered to ensure precise repeat expansion, preventing under or over expansion of the tubes.

Each machine is supplied with carrying case, instruction manual and drive coupling.

Specification

# Vortex K45 Vortex K63 Vortex K76 Vortex K110
Tube Capacity 44.45 mm 63.50 mm 44.45 mm 44.45 mm
Free Speed 220 Rpm 145 Rpm 100 Rpm 100 Rpm
Chuck Size 12.70 mm 19.05 mm 19.05 mm 19.05mm & 25.4 mm
Max. Torque 100 Nm 170 Nm 245 Nm 400 Nm
Weight 5.8 Kg 6 Kg 6.3 Kg 9.6 Kg

Specification

# Vortex K45 Vortex K63 Vortex K76 Vortex K110
Tube Capacity 1 3⁄4" 2 1⁄2" 3" 4"
Free Speed 220 Rpm 145 Rpm 100 Rpm 100 Rpm
Chuck Size 1⁄2" 3⁄4" 3⁄4" 3⁄4" & 1"
Max. Torque 75 ft.lbs 125 ft.lbs 180 ft.lbs 295 ft.lbs
Weight 12.8 lbs 13.2 lbs 13.9 lbs 21.2 Lbs

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