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October 24, 2013
Souping up old draw benches
Superior Tube Co. uses several draw benches that have been in service since the 1940s, and several still have the original drive systems. A typical system on a 10,000-lb.-capacity bench is bulky and takes up substantial floor... Read more...
July 11, 2013
Fine Tubes joins with Superior Tube
Fine Tubes, a U.K.-based manufacturer of metal tubing for the aerospace, medical, chemical, nuclear power, and oil and gas sectors, has partnered with metal tubing manufacturer Superior Tube, Collegeville, Pa. Both companies are owned by... Read more...
September 18, 2012
Watermill Group acquires Fine Tubes, Superior Tube
Private investment firm The Watermill Group, Lexington, Mass., has acquired Fine Tubes Ltd. in Plymouth, U.K., and Superior Tube Co. Inc. in Collegeville, Pa., from Superior Group Inc., a privately owned industrial holding company. Watermill will... Read more...
February 1, 2012
Evaluating drawing lubricants
For drawing tube or pipe, a lubricant must be able to withstand extreme pressures and significant heat buildup. A lubricant without these characteristics can lead to ID scratches and a draw force that increases rapidly. In extreme cases, the... Read more...
July 11, 2011
HPTR's past, present, and future—Part II
These two tubes show the range of a single HPTR mill, model 8-15. Named for final sizes of tube (in metric), the machine allows a maximum OD between 8 and 15 millimeters, while still providing great reductions in wall thickness. The brochure... Read more...
June 18, 2011
HPTR’s past, present, and future — Part I
Editor's Note: This article is the first of a two-part series. Part I examines the development, design, and functions of the high-precision tube roller (HPTR). Part II will discuss the HPTR's current role and modern applications.
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May 4, 2004
Metallurgical aspects of tube production
The metallurgical aspects of small-diameter tubing (5/8 inch and smaller) can be divided into three categories: Raw material characteristics Process design and control Finished tube inspection and testing These aspects are linked to and... Read more...