Fives commissioned OTO tube mill for a stainless steel tube plant in Italy
Fives signed a contract with a leading stainless steel tube producer in Europe to design, manufacture and commission an innovative tube mill 24’’ for 6 mm wall thickness fusion welded tubes.
OTO tube mill was designed to process stainless steel tubes for different applications: power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries.
The production range covers all the tubes from 10” to 24” (from 273 to 609 mm), with the following scope of supply:
- Entry line with coil car
- Single decoiler
- Pinch roll
- Strip joiner
- Double tower strip accumulator
- A new generation special forming section
- Welding box
- Four blade orbital cutoff
- Engineering and supervision services
The equipment was commissioned in October 2015 at the customer plant.