TUBE NEWS 2016 May 2016 - Page 17

Fives/Salzgitter Mannesmann relationship strengthens, following second Bronx tube straightener Contract award Fives are delighted to announce that a further contract has been signed between their UKbased entity, Fives Bronx Limited and Salzgitter Mannesmann Stainless Tubes France, in Montbard. This second contract is for the supply of a six roll 6.CR9.S straightening machine, complete with ancillary electrical and hydraulic control systems, and like the first Bronx machine ordered in August of last year, has been purchased to process highyield, thick-wall stainless steel tubes. was awarded to us, last September. It is a credit to all U.K. personnel involved with the project, to enable the client to have the confidence to purchase a second machine from us, without yet having taken delivery of the first project. The equipment is to be delivered in early-August of this year, and installation and start-up will be undertaken during the summer shutdown, alongside the 6CR10-HD installation.” Jon Dunn, Managing Director at Fives Bronx Limited, said that “the contract has been awarded to Bronx, as a consequence of the excellent working relationship that has developed between the client and ourselves, over the past twelve months, but in particular, since the initial contract Fives Bronx Limited, UK Tel:- +44 1384 286820 Fax:- +44 (0)870 442 2989 Website:- New: Full range of Pipe in Nickel Alloy C276 from stock at Hart b.v! Hart b.v. is extending its stock in both SEAMLESS & WELDED pipe in Nickel Alloy C276. Sizes ranging from ½”up to 6” in wall thickness sch10s, 40s and 80s. Alloy C276 has excellent resistance to corrosion and is used in many chemical process environments. Typical applications are mixed acid chemicals, pulp & paper production, waste treatment, pollution control, very high chloride environments and recovery of “sour”natural gas. The SEAMLESS & WELDED pipe in C276 is added to our range of Alloys 200/201, 400, 600, 625 and 825. For more information: Lizette Hartholt Email:, Tel.: +31 (0) 33 245 3848 The first batch of C276 stock is expected to arrive in in May 2016. 17 TN MAY 2016