Bronx finishing floor commissioned for a new pipe making facility in Russia

Fives Gazpromtrubinvest-FIVES

Fives successfully commissioned Bronx finishing floor equipment for a new pipe making facility in Russia.

The new facility with a production capacity of 350,000 tons per year is to produce longitudinal welded corrosion proof pipes with a range of diameters 127-426 mm for different industries. 

Fives designed and supplied the following equipment for the finishing floor: two Bronx 10-roll straightening machines, Taylor-Wilson single and double head hydrotesters, Taylor-Wilson leak tester and two heads pipe facing machine.

For the supplied equipment, Fives provided a full set of services, including engineering, installation and start-up supervision, as well as training. The final acceptance act for the supplied equipment was signed in September 2015. Today, the new pipe making facility makes a wide range of pipes, which pass strict quality control at each stage of the production process.