Seamless pipe production

A leading Russian tube producer has chosen Fives for the supply of finishing equipment to process seamless tubes.

Fives will design and supply: two Bronx six-roll cold pipe straighteners; a Bronx 10-roll hot pipe straightener; Taylor-Wilson end facers; Two Taylor-Wilson double head hydrotesters; and two Taylor-Wilson double head drifters. The equipment will be designed to process over 500,000 tons per year of seamless tubular products of 73-273 mm in diameter, mainly designated to oil and gas applications according to international API and Russian GOST standards. Production start-up is scheduled for 2021.
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