The ForceLok End Preparation Unit can be located, in the pipe mill, pipe coating plant, pipe yard or at the pipe construction staging area. There are two pieces of End Prep equipment, each with an electric hydraulic power unit. Each End Prep unit has interchangeable tooling for up to three OD sizes of Line Pipe. Tooling packages are available in sizes ranging from 4” to 18”. (Example: 4”, 6” and 8” nominal line pipe sizes) One End Prep unit processes the Pin End with ForceLok Tooling that Swages the end down. The second End Prep unit processes the Bell End. Two ForceLok End Preparation units (one to make the Pin End and one to make the Bell End) are recommended to maximize production.