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Downstream copper tube equipment

Tube and pipe making
Production of Copper tubes

SMS group is a world leader in engineering plants and machines for all stages of copper tube production – from melting right through to the finished tube. Using the technologies from former Schumag and MRB product brands as a basis, we have brought together both know-how and experience gained over many decades. This helped us evolve into a key supplier to the global copper tube industry.

So, whether you are looking for a complete new production line, single machines or modernizations – SMS group is your ideal partner.

Process Route

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Prematerial

  • extruded
  • pilgered
  • cast and rolled
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Predrawing

  • Single cascade
  • Double cascade
  • Triple cascade
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Intermed. drawing

  • Spinner blocks
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Finishing

  • Finish-drawing lines
  • Level winders
  • Tube cutting and straightening lines
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Finished product

  • Straight lengths
  • Pancake coils
  • Level wound coils (LWC)
  • Jumbo coils
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Applications:

  • Plumbing tubes in hard, semi-hard or soft qualities for water and gas, sanitary, and air conditioning systems
  • Industrial smooth or inner grooved tubes for heat exchangers and cooling systems

Technology

Our equipment portfolio includes:

  • Two-carriage or caterpillar drawing units
  • Spinner blocks
  • Combined finishing lines
  • Level winders
  • Inner-grooving lines
  • Jumbo coilers
  • Plant layouts, material handling, and storage
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Finish drawing

The most efficient way to produce high-quality end products at top drawing speeds is to manufacture them on combined drawing machines from SMS group.

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Drawing lines

Throughout the history of SMS group, there have always been close links between tradition, know-how, and innovation.

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Spinner blocks

Over the last three decades, our spinner blocks have drawn more copper tubes than any other type.

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Jumbo coiler

To meet the growing demand on the ACR market for larger coils of small-diameter tube, we have developed our jumbo coiler.

 

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Level winder

Our tube coilers meet the highest standards when it comes to winding plain or inner-grooved copper tubes. 

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Inner grooving

Our VNVG 2000 inner-grooving lines produce quality tubes cost-effectively.

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ProconTube system

A prime example of our innovative thinking is the ProconTube system, which substantially reduces tube eccentricity.

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Plant layouts with basket handling system

Building on more than 60 years of experience in working with leading manufacturers, our copper experts have gained in-depth, unparalleled expertise. 

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Plant technology
Copper tube production

Contact

SMSgroup Hülsemann, Konstanze

Konstanze Hülsemann

SMS group GmbH
Ohlerkirchweg 66
41069 Mönchengladbach
Germany

Phone : +49 2161 350 2321
Fax : +49 2161 350 2318