TMK Seversky Tube Works orders threading machines
TMK´s OAO Seversky Tube Works from Polevskoy, Sverdlovsk, Russia, has placed an order with SMS Meer, Germany, for two new threading machines, including transport facilities. With these new machines, Seversky Tube Works is expanding its production capacities for premium joints.
The threading machines of the type CG 38/4 are able to thread pipes in the diameter range from 169 to 340 mm with wall thicknesses from 7.3 to 16.5 mm and lengths up to 13.5 m. Depending on the thread type and diameter, the machines finish between 46 and 87 pipes per hour.
The machines operate according to the "stationary tool - rotating pipe" principle. With this method the machines can cut standardized inside and outside threads as well as all premium threads. The pipe threads comply with the production standards API 5CT and GOST 632-80, as well as all other international pipe standards.
The threading machines will go into operation in spring 2014.
SMS Siemag AG and SMS Meer GmbH are both companies of SMS group which, under the roof of SMS Holding GmbH, consists of a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry.