Arvedi Tubi Acciaio

Highly flexible 12 34“ x 16 mm ERW tube welding line

Italian tube specialist Arvedi Tubi produces a wide range of quality tubes on its multi-functional plant from SMS Group. Included among the advantages of the welded tube plant are high quality and flexibility of dimensions, grades, and wall thicknesses.

SMS group supplied a multi-functional line covering everything from strip preparation to milling cut-off unit to our customer in Italy. It produces quality tubes in a wide range of dimensions, grades, and wall thicknesses.

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Key data

Location: Cremona, Italy
Annual capacity: 250,000 t
Size ranges:

  • Round product: 114.3 mm - 323.9 mm
  • Square product: 90 mm x 90 mm - 260 mm x 260 mm
  • Rectangular product: 120 mm x 80 mm - 300 mm x 200 mm 

Wall thickness: 2.9 - 16.0 mm
Line speed: 60 m/min
Commissioning: 2009

Here are some highlights of the new line:

  • Fully automatic shear / end welder with integrated crop shear
  • Conventional forming for high-strength materials and large wall thicknesses
  • URD® stands for consistently high product quality
  • Sizing section with shiftable stand for straightening round tubes
  • Innovative rapid-change system
  • CSS Quicksetting® for high productivity and reproducible mill settings
  • Travelling milling cut-off unit with automatic cut-length optimization
  • Inside scarfer with patented bead shopper