General mechanical tubing

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The general mechanical tubing industry consists of a family of products for various applications that require proven, soundly engineered and interchangeable mill and finishing equipment.

These applications consists of drill pipe, casing and tubing, that are subjected to strenuous loading applications. Quality, flexibility and reliability are equipment benefits vital to this sector. Fives develops innovative solutions adjusted to each manufacturer's needs, allowing a unified integration into their processes.

Fives designs and supplies tube mills, straightening, testing and end finishing equipment dedicated to the processing and testing of tube and pipe products according to API specifications for improving operational excellence, ensuring compliance and safe practice and mitigating risks in equipment failures.

Fives offer in the general mechanical tubing industry:


High technology ERW pipe mills to produce tubes from 12.7mm to 304mm OD and wall thickness from 1.5 to 18mm. Under renowned names OTO and Abbey, Fives' machines include the latest technologies for the production of any type of ERW tube both on carbon steel and stainless steel.


World acclaimed Bronx hot or cold six and ten roll straightening machines for tubes and pipes, and with the COMPASS System, to automatically compute the optimum roll settings and adjust the rolls to the proper position.

End finishing

Taylor-Wilson stands for excellence in rotary end finishing equipment. Our design expertise enables us to provide advantages in facing, deburring and end profiling for a wide range of seamless and welded tubes.

Pipe testers

The Taylor-Wilson hydrostatic pipe testing range of equipment delivers compelling solutions to the market that are flexible, efficient and integrated with superior technology. Pressures can reach over 1,750 bar (25,000 psi) while maintaining the highest production rates.

The Taylor-Wilson hydrostatic pipe collapse tester is designed for ten times the specified diameter and integration with in-line process or can operate as an off-line system. Full length pipes or pre-cut sample lengths. The pressure sequence can result in a collapse or the test can conclude as the pressure reaches a set value.