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Marcegaglia UK select Thermatool Welder
Thermatool has recently completed supply and installation of a CFI Solid State High Frequency Welder at Marcegaglia UK’s electro-welded tube and pipe manufacturing facility in Dudley, West Midlands UK.
Thermatool engineers were at hand to provide on-site support, service and operator training throughout the installation and commissioning process. Wayne Hine, Thermatool Director of Sales adds; “ Following acceptance of the CFI welder now in production at Marcegaglia UK’s facility, we will now continue to work with the production staff providing further equipment training packages at Thermatool’s European headquarters in Basingtoke. The addition of a Thermatool CFI Solid State HF Welder to Marcegaglia UK’s electro welded tube sections ultimately allows for a greater throughput of tube being produced per shift, controlling repeatability and efficiently delivering an improved, value added end product.”
Marcegaglia UK, part of the worldwide Marcegaglia Group, is devoted to the manufacturing of high quality electro-welded carbon steel tubes for a wide range of applications. The production lines at Marcegaglia Uk are equipped to offer a wide range of specific tube finishes. Tubes are non-destructive eddy-current tested inline to prevent weld seam defects - Additionally, destructive testing includes tensile, flare and flattening. The 28,000m2 plant has a yearly output capacity of over ninety thousand tonnes of finished products, making the UK’s largest precision tubes manufacturer.
Thermatool, one of forty companies making up the Inductotherm Group, specialise in the design and manufacturing of high quality tube and pipe production equipment. Thermatool has installed over 2,500 welders globally, offering customers more than 50 Years of in-depth process expertise in tube and pipe seam welding, cutting and heating applications.