Oerlikon teams are ready to respond in collaboration with the pipe mills to provide technologically relevant and practical solutions.
Oerlikon is a technological innovator and major supplier of welding products to the pipe fabrication industry for significant projects. A wide range of consumables, arc equipment and SAW installations will be able to answer the needs of this market segment.
A selection of the most important welding consumable products for both longitudinal seam and spiral seam pipe welding are shown below, based on industry custom and practise.
SAW wires features:
On pipe mills market the most used Oerlikon submerged arc fluxes are:
The Oerlikon range of submerged arc fluxes is very comprehensive and for specific pipe welding applications other SAW fluxes may be proposed by Oerlikon technical service, for example OP 122 and OP 178.
In the demanding environment of a pipe mill, the packaging of SAW wires and fluxes can make a significant contribution to productivity and technical performance.
The high productivity system
The Round Pac
A wide range of automatic equipment can be provided to meet the needs of pipe mills market segment, such as column & booms, special welding heads, rotators and self propelled tractors...
The CB-MATIC column and booms range is the professional answer to your needs. Ideal for perfect positioning of the welding head in every welding processes Submerged Arc, MAG, TIG and plasma. Also here, medium and heavy duty equipment is available. Customised solutions are often created to fit the customers' requirements.
Submerged arc special welding heads equipped with single or tandem narrow-gap torch.
Rotator and positioning equipment such as the ROTAMATIC range from 2 to 600 tons allows the rotation of vessels or tube for manual or automatic welding. Medium duty and heavy duty ranges are available to fit the needs of every customer.
SAW self-propelled tractors as MEGATRAC 6 SUBARC 3C: