OLIMPIA80 supplies new HF tube mill for high precision tubes in Mexico

Olimpia80 has recently installed in Mexico for one of the world’s leading steel company ArcelorMittal, a HF tube mill for carbon steel high precision tubes, mainly high strength material, destined to the automotive industry.
Mentioned HF tube mill covers a range from OD 9,5 mm up to OD 38,1 mm and wall thickness from 0,5 mm up to 2,25 mm.
To perform restrictive tolerance, in accordance with ASTM A513, Olimpia80 supplied a HF pipe mill with the latest developments and with all modern and advanced technical features.
Olimpia80 supplied turnkey system, finding custom-made solution, the layout has been designed to optimize the available floor space.
The tube mill is equipped with a complete automatized entry section with the aim to reduce the set-up time. Single motorization for each stand in order to equilibrate the used power and to better control the torque in every passage, consequentially reducing the rolls wearing. Predisposition for the quick-change of cassettes, and above all mechanical expansion shafts on all stands moreover n°8 stands in sizing to obtain a perfect surface.
Furthermore the main advantages of this technology are:

  • Facility and rapidity in changing the profiles dimensions
  • Very simple and easy maintenance
  • Simplicity in the software utilization.
  • High production capability.