About E.H. Wachs

For over 130 years E.H. Wachs® has manufactured the world’s finest line of portable pipe machining tools, valve operators and related equipment. Specially designed with the field machinist in mind, our industrial weld prep products are used for onsite cutting, squaring, beveling and facing pipe, tube and vessels of all sizes and wall thicknesses, under all conditions and environments.

With quality and innovation since 1883, it's no wonder E.H. Wachs onsite machining products are the first choice of industry professionals in power generation, oil and gas production and pipeline distribution. Used wherever precision weld preps are required, Wachs products include versatile O.D. mounted machines like the DynaPrep MDSF that can cut, bevel, counterbore, flange face and more, I.D. mounted pipe bevelers and flange facers, our industry standard Trav-L-Cutter® and Guillotine® pipe saws, and valve turners/operators.

Today E.H. Wachs and Orbitalum Tools, organized together as ITW Orbital Cutting & Welding, have joined distribution channels, product lines and sales and service to provide our global customers one source for the finest in pipe and tube cutting, beveling and facing products and orbital welding systems. ITW-OCW offers unrivaled product availability, complete technical support and a localized network of factory and independent product specialists.

When you select an ITW Orbital Cutting & Welding product you gain access to the entire engineering, sales and product resources of ITW, a Fortune 200 global organization with operations in over 58 countries. When you partner with us you’re not only partnering with the industry leader in portable weld preparation machine tools and orbital welding systems, you’re partnering with ITW, the industry leader in advanced welding technologies.

All Wachs and Orbitalum products are designed and built to world class standards under ISO 9001:2008 and sold and supported worldwide (with many available for rental). Built on a solid foundation of engineering and manufacturing excellence, we’re dedicated to continuing the quality and spirit of innovation pioneered by Edward H. Wachs, our founder, in 1883. Purchase any E.H. Wachs machine with confidence, knowing you have Superior Equipment. Complete Support.