Corinth Pipeworks already successfully operates an HFI pipe welding machine and two-step spiral mill. Now, with its new JCOE® large diameter pipe mill, the company is enhancing its production capacities for welded tubes and pipes. The plant is designed for a capacity of 400,000 tpy and for high-quality offshore sizes that meet exact specifications.
This large-diameter pipe mill considerably extends our customer's size range. Now CPW can also cost-effectively produce pipe sizes with high wall thicknesses and small pipe diameters. This is possible by shifting the required closing of the process-related gap for these sizes to a separate press. That frees up the full capacity of the JCO® pipe forming press for forming. The GCP® gap closing press subsequently reduces the gap with no cycle time loss. So the pipe can then be reliably and precisely tack-welded. Included in the specific features of the plant are:
- 18 m-JCOE® large-diameter pipe mill combined with S-SAW
- JCO® pipe forming press with Shape Automation System
- 12 m GCP® gap closing press for extended size range
- Energy-efficient variable-speed pump hydraulics (VSP)