Fives commissioned OTO tube mill for a stainless steel tube plant in Italy

OTO Tube mill-FIVES

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.