SMS group combines benchmark-setting PQF® (Premium Quality Finishing) mills for seamless tubes with high-end furnaces. Installed in the furnaces are high-tech combustion systems that guarantee temperature uniformity and minimum energy consumption. The rotary hearth furnaces as well as the shell reheating furnaces are fully integrated into the rolling process.
It says a lot about SMS group that we have engineered some of the world's largest, most advanced rotary hearth furnaces. They combine high capacities with special materials and components for maximum temperature endurance. That's why our furnaces have been able to withstand the high temperatures typical of this process for decades. This helps reduce your maintenance costs.