Fives and Gazpromtrubinvest commissioned Bronx finishing floor for a new pipe making facility in Russia

Gazpromtrubinvest, a Russia’s pipe manufacturer and a subsidiary of Gazprom, and Fives, an international engineering group, successfully commissioned Bronx finishing floor equipment for the new pipe making facility in Volgorechensk (Russia).

Finishing equipment for welded corrosion proof pipes
Gazpromtrubinvest commenced the new facility project with planned production capacity of 350,000 tons per year in 2012. The new facility is to produce longitudinal welded corrosion proof pipes with a range of diameters 127-426 mm for different industries.

Fives designed and supplied the following equipment for the finishing floor: two Bronx 10-roll straightening machines, Taylor-Wilson single and double head hydrotesters, Taylor-Wilson leak tester and two heads pipe facing machine.

For the supplied equipment, Fives provided a full set of services, including engineering, installation and start-up supervision, as well as training. The final acceptance act for the supplied equipment was signed in September 2015. Today, the new pipe making facility makes a wide range of pipes, which pass strict quality control at each stage of the production process.

Fives has been designing and supplying a complete solution for tube manufacturers, as well as individual machines and a full range of services dedicated to the processing of tube and pipe products for more than 120 years.