Now I want to show you how you can use the Pipe Trades Pro to do all kinds of dimensional math and unit conversions and I’ll give you a couple of pipe trades related conversions. We can just show you how quickly you can do the math. Let’s say we have a flow rate of […]

## How to do Fast & Easy Pipe Data Table Look-ups | Pipe Trades Pro

Now I want to show you the built in pipe data tables of the Pipe Trades Pro. There’s 7 material types built into the calculator. Simply press the [Pipe Mat’l] key. You’ll see the first of the 7 – steel. Continued presses will show you the rest of the materials – stainless steel, brass, aluminum, […]

## How to Calculate Pipe Drop, Slope and Percent Grade | Pipe Trades Pro

Now I’d like to show you how you can use the Pipe Trades Pro to make easy work of calculating drops, slopes, angles and percent grades for drainage. Let’s say you have a 25 foot pipe run that requires 1/8 inch drop per foot. What’s the total drop required? Clear the calculator and enter the […]

## How to Calculate Simple and Rolling Offsets | Pipe Trades Pro

One of the most useful functions of the Pipe Trades Pro that I want to show you next is the ability to easily calculate simple offsets and much more complex and different kinds of rolling offsets. Let’s say you want to find the center to center travel for a pipe offset with a 24 inch […]

## Pipe Trades Pro Fitting Take-outs and Butt-Weld Elbow Cut Marks How To

Now I’m going to show you how to use the Pipe Trades Pro to quickly calculate for takeouts and butt weld elbow cut marks for a known bend angle and pipe size. For this example let’s say we have an odd bend angle of 37 degrees and a pipe length of 12 inches. We simply […]

## CNC mill built from a 3D Printer!

So i’ve always wanted a CNC mill, arguably my interest in automated manufacturing in general was what got me into 3D printing in the first place, since 3D printing is sorta the same thing from a technical standpoint, just way more accessible. But i still wanted something that could machine materials and not just extrude […]