Patent Number: 6,169,267

Title: Simplified command and control device for a coupling-welding machine for metal pipes in which the machine is inserted

Abstract: A command and control device for a coupling-welding machine for metal pipes within which the coupling-welding machine is positioned, the machine being movable within the pipe and being operable to weld the metal pipes together. The command and control device including a control unit associated with the machine, a command unit external to the pipe and an energy source connected to an external power supply by a power line, the control unit being cooperatively interconnected with command unit by the same power line.

Inventors: Ghidotti; Luigi (Arcene, IT)

Assignee: PSI Pipeline Service S.A.

International Classification: B23K 37/053 (20060101); B23K 009/12 (); B23K 009/10 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018