Finishing lines and individual machinesTube and pipe making
Whatever tubes you manufacture, the chances are they require special machining before application in the field. Line pipes must be tough enough for extreme conditions with secure weld seams; oil transport tubes and pipes must feature standardized threads. To ensure these qualities, SMS group supplies everything from individual machines to complete finishing lines. Our solutions are precisely tailored to your product range and on-site facilities. That goes for both new plants and upgrades.
You can rely on SMS group for complete finishing lines as well as individual machines for seamless and welded tubes or pipes. Depending on your customers' specifications, you need various quality control equipment with widely differing performance characteristics. Similarly, it's also necessary to integrate different machining processes into the material flow. SMS finishing lines are especially designed for these applications: OCTG finishing lines, Boiler tube finishing lines, Finishing lines for general structural pipes, Heat treatment lines.
Individual machines for tube & pipe finishing
Our spectrum of finishing lines ranges from hydrostatic pipe testers for all common certification methods, through pipe end finishing machines for facing, chamfering, upsetting, or thread cutting, right up to high-performance milling and cut-off units. Also included are roll and die dressing machines. All our systems are designed for fully automatic operation and monitored by intelligent automation solutions such as MES (Manufacturing Execution System).
Available from SMS group are quenching and tempering facilities with induction or gas heating. Our range comprises all the equipment you require, including quenching units, straighteners, and cooling beds. We customize our pipe handling equipment to each heat treatment line. That's why our fully integrated systems guarantee smooth material flow and eliminate bottlenecks. Furthermore, our scratch-free pipe handling machines help prevent defective tubes.
However, not only a service partner for your plants and machines, SMS group is also there for your staff. Furthermore, You can enroll on standardized and individual training programs designed for you by our SMS TECademy. That ensures you strengthen your competence as a plant owner.
Whether you require one-off equipment checks, continuous condition monitoring, remote service, or regular plant inspections: our service experts will take care of it all. You can even outsource your complete maintenance operations to us. This ensures excellent plant availability plus best production results.
When the spare parts you need are no longer available or the new generation is not 100% compatible, you risk plant standstills. That's why SMS group constantly monitors the availability of all parts and, where necessary, offers modern alternatives - even for parts from third-party suppliers. This ensures competitiveness and full productivity over the entire life cycle of your plant.
Even plants "built to last" need to be critically examined from time to time, because markets and production processes are continuously evolving. Together with you, our service experts will find the best revamp options for your requirements. Once again bang up to date, your plants will then be ready to bolster your strong position on the market.