June 30, 2014

Messe Düsseldorf will add a new trade show to its “bright world of metals” trade fair program: the first Metal Middle East will take place from January 10 – 13, 2015 in Dubai. The event will be held concurrently with the successful trade fair duo Tube Arabia – also organized by Messe Düsseldorf – and [...]

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Henkel increases pipe lifetime by up to 20 years

July 23, 2014

Henkel is taking a new approach to repairing steel pipes and pipelines and is focusing on certified safety. DNV GL, one of the leading certification bodies, recently completed a thorough testing program to confirm that Henkel’s repair system is meeting all requirements of the global quality standard ISO/TS 24817. It defines the design, installation, test [...]

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Henkel experts Lucie Heidar and Maarten Adolfs explain the applications of biocompatible adhesives for medical devices to a customer (right)

First-hand Knowledge that Makes the Difference

At the beginning of June this year, Henkel hosted a “Henkel High Tech Adhesives & Coatings Academy” event at the “High Tech Campus” in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The aim was to provide customers in the electronics industry and other industries with first-hand information on high tech adhesion programs for markets where smart engineering and technology [...]

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Innovative Nexans’ overhead line will deliver more power to 300,000 people in São Paulo region, Brazil

New power transmission line between Jandira and Cotia is the world’s first commercial installation of Lo-Sag™ conductors that use a carbon fiber composite core to save weight and double capacity São Paulo metropolitan region, in Brazil, currently has approximately 20 million inhabitants. The region includes the city of Cotia that, including residential housing and large [...]

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SIKORAS X-RAY 6000 system ensures the quality already during the production process

X-RAY 6000: Versatile and individual for the most widely ranging requirements

July 21, 2014

Fascinating versatility is the hallmark of the X-RAY 6000. In extrusion lines where hoses and tubes are produced, the X-ray measuring device provides continuous compliance with the required specifications regarding wall thickness, eccentricity, as well as the inner and outer diameter. With this device, quality control is carried out directly during the production process. With [...]

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Intelligence agencies target information highways

Submarine cables make the global information highways a reality. The newest spy scandal forces states to further expand their networks. Now, the idea of a European internet has been put forward.  Fiber optic cables have taken hold of the pole position with a share of 95 percent of worldwide data traffic, replacing satellite links. In [...]

July 23, 2014

New, High-performance MRO Software

The maintenance management module by ADVARIS offers seamless MES integration and many interesting features  ADVARIS Informationssysteme GmbH recently presented their new solution for maintenance management. The “Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Module” is the latest product by the industrial IT system specialists, and manages technical plants over their complete life cycle. It supports the planning, [...]

July 21, 2014

Leoni will continue to expand its commercial vehicles business with innovative products and related technologies

Weight and cost saving technologies to be displayed at IAA 2014 Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, will display a variety of innovative products at IAA 2014 (booth C37, hall 13). Under the banner of “Leoni beyond harness”, the company will show the commercial [...]

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Tube News


Meeting one of its biggest challenges to date, Magnetic Analysis Corporation (MAC) recently completed and successfully passed pre-acceptance for a new 500mm (19.6”) Transverse/Longitudinal Flux Leakage Rotoflux® test system that is destined for a new tube mill at a major OCTG producer in Russia. The 500mm size rotary is the largest diameter MAC has developed [...]

Hexagon acquires Vero Software

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced today the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software.  Vero Software is a UK-based software company with a strong brand and proven customer satisfaction track record. Their software aids the design and manufacturing process with solutions [...]

The Laser Cutting Co adds capacity with Adige LT8 Lasertube

Sheffield-based The Laser Cutting Co. ( has invested almost £1 million in the latest Adige Lasertube processing system from BLM Group. The investment will provide customers with greater production security and also cost-effective manufacture of complex tube components.  The Laser Cutting Co provides a customer focused sub contract laser cutting service delivering tubular, open sections [...]

July 15, 2014

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