Headquartered in Istanbul of Turkey, Borusan Mannesmann has started its business in 1958 as the first enterprise of Turkey’s leading industrial power. Today, with its 5 production plants in 3 continents, Borusan Mannesmann is among Europe and the world’s leading producers in steel pipe industry, while exporting products to various countries in America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

In 2012, SRET Equipment has helped Borusan Mannesmann with retrofitting its 340 ERW tube mill by replacing entry line section. This time, the customer want to retrofit its 168 ERW tube mill line for productivity improvement. Once again, SRET Equipment is honored by the customer for help on this retrofitting project. Some of key production specifications to be expected by customer thru retrofitting are: mill speed up to 60 m/min, capability of handling the strip with 1.9 – 10 mm thickness and 300 – 550 mm width, pipe cut length of 5 – 12.8 m with tolerance of ±3mm, etc,.

The solution that SRET Equipment delivered is composed of: Uncoiler, Flattenner, Shear & End Welder, Horizontal Spiral Accumulator, and Friction Saw Flying Cut off. The commissioning and production line start up was completed by SRET Equipment in Sep, 2015.

Customer values delivered by SRET Equipment solutions include:

  • Increased production efficiency on existing line
  • Minimized downtime
  • Easy operation and maintenance for decreased cost
  • Improved throughput
  • Capable of producing products of high grade and high hardness