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The nuclear industry faces many technical and quality requirements for the supply of class 1 and 2 tubing and piping. Fives is at the forefront of technological developments for the design and supply of equipment for the production of tubes and pipes without compromising the quality requirements.

The nuclear industry utilizes tubes produced with various alloys such as stainless steels and nickel. These tubes are used in applications for heat exchanges, core instrumental tubing and tubing for reactor coolant pumps, piping for primary, secondary and auxiliary steam and water-cooling supply systems and pipe fittings and so on. Safety is an inaugural part of the tubes and pipes used in nuclear application. Fives pioneering technology provides fully confident and dependable solutions.

Fives designs and supplies tube mills, staightening, testing and end finishing equipment dedicated to the processing and testing of tube and pipe products for the nuclear industry that allows for tighter tolerances to be achieved, high surface finishes and guaranteed straightness that helps lessen the likelihood of stress corrosion cracking.

Fives offer in the nuclear industry:


High technology ERW pipe mills to produce tubes from 4.75mm to 127mm OD and wall thickness from 0.4 to 21mm. 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 six and ten roll straightening machines for tubes and pipes, plus straightening technology for bars, rails and sections under the Bronx range of finishing solutions.

End finishing

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