HSVP Fixed Height Headstocks

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HSVP Series

HSVP headstocks are ideal for use in pipe shops, and can be used in conjunction with our Adjust-O-Stands pipe supports and pipe handling idlers.

Machines can be supplied;

  • X3 jaw chucks
  • Stationary or on floor rail bogies
  • With a foot pedal

Choose from our HSVP1, HSVP3 and HSVP5 fixed height headstock models

Specialised designs can be built to suit larger or unique components.

A collection of Key Plant HSVP3 fixed height headtock and tailstocks
HSVP1 fixed height headstock


1 ton fixed height headstock

HSVP3 fixed height headstock


3 ton fixed height headstock

HSVP5 fixed height headstock


5 ton fixed height headstock

Maximise flexibility, safety and productivity

Whether welding manually or by automation.

A Key Plant HSVP fixed height headstock installation

HSVP specification

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Capacity2205lb (1000kg) C of G at 6″ (152mm)6614lb (3000kg) C of G at 6″ (152mm)11,023lb (5000kg) C of G at 6″ (152mm)
Degree of Rotation360º360º360º
Rotation Speed0.1 – 2rpm0.7 – 1.0rpm0.7 – 1.0rpm
Overall Height57.5in (1460mm)68.3in (1736mm)82.6in (2110mm)
Table Height Centre Line39.4in (1000mm)49.2in (1250mm)59in (1500mm)
Table Diameter36.2in (920mm) with 6 off 0.7in (19mm) slots36.2in (920mm) with 6 off 0.7in (19mm) slots48in (1220mm) with 6 off 0.9in (24mm) slots
Earthing400 Amps400 Amps400 Amps
ControlFwd / Stop / Rev / Speed Control / Emergency StopFwd / Stop / Rev / Speed Control / Emergency StopFwd / Stop / Rev / Speed Control / Emergency Stop
Control TypeA.C. InverterA.C. InverterA.C. Inverter
Incoming Supply110V or 220/240V – 1Ph-50/60Hz240V or 380/480V – 3Ph-50/60Hz240V or 380/480V – 3Ph-50/60Hz
WeightHeadstock HSVP1: 1014lb (460kg)
Tailstock TS1: 793lb (360kg)
Headstock HSVP3: 1488lb (675kg)
Tailstock TS3: 1102lb (500kg)
Headstock HSVP5: 2425lb (1100kg)
Tailstock TS5: 1631lb (740kg)

Headstock options & features

A HSVP3 headstock with x3 welding chuck

Welding chuck

Add a X3 3 jaw welding gripper chuck to your HSVP for internal and external clamping.

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Elbow jigs for pipe fabrication

Elbow jigs

We design, manufacture and supply a range of elbow jigs that can handle pipe diameters upto 50″. Ideal for welding elbow joints and alternating direction tasks.

Custom built 30 ton fixed height headstock positioner

Special purpose headstocks

We design and manufacture custom built fixed height headstocks, engineered to your needs. (Photo: 30 ton custom built headstock)

Other headstock options

Check out our HSC fixed height, Port-A-Lift, EST elevating and hollow bore headstock range.

Key Plant HSC fixed height headstock and tailstocks with 3 jaw self centering chuck

HSC series

Our fixed height HSC headstock models are ideal for use in pipe shops.

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Key Plant Port a lift powered elevating headstock and tailstocks

PAL series

The Port-A-Lift is a powered headstock and tailstock. Capacities up to 50,000lb.

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Elevating ST headstock and tailstocks for handling workpieces from 10,000lb to 55,000lb

EST series

Variable height, synchronised headstock and tailstock systems up to 55,000lb.

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Hollow bore headstock with heavy duty self centering jaw

HBHS series

Hollow bore fixed height headstocks with a heavy duty 3 jaw self-centering clamp.

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