Tube 2018

Ambrell, a leading manufacturer of induction heating solutions ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW, will be in Düsseldorf in Hall 11, Stand H31.

At the trade fair, members of THE LAB at Ambrell will be on-hand to discuss client heating applications. Attendees are encouraged to bring their parts and/or drawings for discussion with expert application engineers.
Tube and pipe heating applications such as hot bending, weld stress relieving, coating curing, heat treating, and brazing are commonly tested in THE LAB at Ambrell. Clients receive a complimentary application review and system recommendation after testing. Ambrell has sold more than 12,000 systems into 50 countries. Visit for more information.

Brandt Engineered Products – Comprehensive Tube & Pipe Equipment Solutions - Hall 5 / Booth G15

Visit Brandt in Hall 5, Booth G15 to see how our complete life-cycle approach has delivered consistent results for the Tube & Pipe industry for over 80 years, from simple quick-turnaround repairs to complex custom Brandt-designed-and-built machines.
Producers around the world trust Brandt because we are a true one-stop shop. Whether your need is testing, material handling, threading, bundling or a unique custom solution, our multidisciplinary in-house team does it all. And, it starts right here in our own facility – from scoping and design to manufacturing, installation and final testing.
As a result, we can maintain strict quality control requirements through every process and ensure that nothing leaves our facility until it’s perfect. Our onsite design and engineering team has decades of experience configuring equipment to maximize space usage and meet targeted production rates.
Whether it’s new equipment or old, successful Tube & Pipe producers look to Brandt to help them gain a competitive edge, because they know that we’ll be there for them when it matters most.
To learn more about Brandt or to set up an appointment during the show, contact Jason Schoff (412) 215-5824 or visit our website at

BOSSI S.r.l. – Macchine Finitura Metalli, a leading manufacturer of machines for metal surface finishing will be in Hall 5 – Booth 5J31

The BOSSI brand has been present since more than 40 years on the world-wide market, in the field of metal surface finishing.
We design, manufacture and install customized machines that can solve any problem of grinding, satin-finishing, polishing, deburring, etc. of any kind of ferrous and non-ferrous materials, both in-line and off-line.
Please check our website for more information.
Our customers include the world's most important tube manufacturers with whom we collaborate for supplying high-quality products able to achieve the required finishing results.
Flexibility in responding to different demands, a well-structured commercial network and a skilled technical service characterize our activity whose key component is represented by a "tailor-made" quality according to market needs, including the requirements of Industry 4.0.
We look forward to seeing you in our booth 5J31: our sales team will be at your complete disposal to provide all technical and commercial information and to show you our well-known bead grinder STP 3000/150/170 COAXIAL, with more than 500 units sold all over the world, and our new planetary brushing machine PL 350/118-600 for laser lines, a high performance equipment enclosed in a small space.

Century, Inc. – Quality Tooling for the Tube and Wire Industry – Hall 6/Stand C08-01

Visit Century in Hall 6, Booth C08-01 to discuss our capabilities to produce the highest quality tools including dies and mandrels for the tube and rolls for the wire industry. ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality certified, Century is vertically integrated to provide both machining and heat treating at one location. This allows us to control quality throughout the process, shorten lead times and provide competitive pricing. Century has provided dies and mandrels to the tube industry for almost 50 years and is making investments in the latest technology as part of our continuous improvement efforts. 
To learn more or set up an appointment during the show, contact Rocky Trowbridge at, visit our website at or visit us at Tube Dusseldorf in Hall 6, Stand C08-01.

CONDAT – Compliant lubes for copper tubes – Hall 5 C10

Discover new lubricants dedicated for the tube industry such as drawing lubricants dedicated to copper tubes used in air conditioning and refrigeration service. These high-performance lubricants are formulated in order to reduce the amount of internal residues while offering the required lubrication level. The formula, the raw materials and the production methods ensure the lubricants are R134-a compatible.
CONDATUB lubricants range also include hot forming graphite & ceramics dispersions, non-reactive and reactive drawing soaps, pilger rolling and forming soluble lubricants, neat drawing oils and corrosion inhibitors.
To know more, contact the Condat team at or visit CONDAT at Tube Düsseldorf show, Hall 5 C10. www.condat-lub

EMMEDI – Complete induction solution for the tube and pipe industry, Hall 6 – A17

For over five decades, EMMEDI has earned an outstanding reputation in the tube industry for reliability through superior technology and quality of design. The EMMEDI line of products is recognized worldwide as an industry leader with over 1000 global installations.
EMMEDI welders are installed throughout the world since the early 1960’s. Our welders have earned a reputation for their reliable design and advanced engineering.
From vacuum to solid-state tube welders, EMMEDI is now leading technological advancements in the market with the MOSWELD the ultimate solid state power supply using SiC transistors.
EMMEDI supplies a full line of products to the tube, pipe and wire industries. With our affiliation within the Ajax TOCCO family of global companies, we now offer expanded global solutions with local parts and service capability.
For more information contact or visit

data M Sheet Metal Solutions GmbH - Hall 04, booth F19

ITA offers excellent opportunities for networking with colleagues from tube and pipe industry from all over the world and is a great platform for demonstrating our latest COPRA® developments in a professional environment.
data M Sheet Metal Solutions is presenting its extensive service- and training-packages for the software solution COPRA® FEA RF at the TUBE fair 2018.
The packages contain for instance complete example models including video-tutorials for the integration of pre- and post-processing operations with a focus on embossing and tube bending. The packages are aimed predominantly at roll formers and tube makers planning to expand their product portfolio with additional processing steps without losing control over the entire manufacturing process.
At the data M booth visitors learn also how to efficiently implement complex forming projects with different COPRA® solutions – for example during an onsite demonstrations of data M’s renowned design- and simulation software COPRA® RF and COPRA® FEA RF and a live demonstration of our COPRA® ProfileScan Desktop.
data M is looking forward to your visit at booth 4F19 (opposite the ITA booth) and on our website

Tubos de Precisión Delmàs S.L. – STAND HALL 3 / B17

Delmas, cited in Barcelona. We are the European specialist producer of very small diameter welded precision steel tubes.
Mainly focused on the small diameter range of 3 to 12 mm outside diameter. We provide you winner solutions adjusting our tubes to your specific needs offering you 3 types of tubes 100% produced with reweable energy:

    Precision calibrated welded steel tubes, excellent bright surface finish, minimized welding bead height, inner working diameter guaranteed.
  • PRECISE DELMAS TUBES : Cold drawn welded precision tubes for the highest demanding requests.
We offer you versality, flexibility, quality and competitiveness. We want to work with you on research, innovation and new developments. Reach us at stand Hall 3 B17 and in, we will be glad to assist you.

EUROLLS, leader in the production of rolls for the Tube & Wire Industry, launches a great investment plan

After celebrating the 30th anniversary in 2017, EUROLLS has started over the past few months a process of renewal and expansion of its machinery stock with numerous investments in different divisions.
For what concerns special steels processing, the company has acquired several new CNC machines. Some have already been delivered, others will be soon. The new plants will partly replace the existing installations but above all they will allow EUROLLS to expand the offer of big dimensions products, such as shafts, spindles etc.
Within the year a new surface coating equipment will be introduced in one of the company production facilities. The new installation, developed together with an Italian nuclear physics center, will bring great added value to a company which has always made innovation its strong point.
At the same time the hard metal production unit has been strengthened with the addition of new machines. Eventually the internal sintering unit, which was already at the forefront, has been further strengthened and will allow EUROLLS to offer dedicated carbide grades to each single application.
EUROLLS will showcase all its novelties and its vast portfolio of consumable products for both Tube and Wire industries and high quality machinery for the Wire industry at Wire & Tube Düsseldorf 2018. The company will be glad to meet you at booths n. 6E05 (tube) and n. 11D34 (wire) from 16th to 20th April 2018.

HandyTube Corporation - A leading manufacturer of seamless stainless-steel & nickel alloys for coil and straight-length tube will be in Hall4 C04

Discover our seamless tubing that is available in both coils and straights in numerous high-performing, corrosion-resistant stainless steel and nickel alloys including many 300 Series alloys, 904L, Alloy C276, Alloy 22, Alloy 400, MP35N, Alloy 825, Alloy 600, Alloy 625, including 6Mo (UNS S31254) meeting NORSOK M650 (Edition 4 for MDS R18) featuring wall thicknesses up to 3.8 mm. All tubing can be coated with PVC or TPU providing additional protection against the elements and line identification.
Coil tubes featuring outer diameters as small as 0.020” (0.508 mm) and inner diameters as small as 0.005” (0.127 mm) up to 1” outside diameter and 0.150” wall. Our coil tubing is utilized in applications ranging from safety valves for sub-sea oil wells, the transmission of highly-flammable hydrocarbon gases, and CNG/LNG refueling stations. Coil product is also utilized in firefighting systems, remote hydraulic control lines, and pressure sensing lines by ship-builders.. 
Our straight-length tubes are manufactured according to ASTM, MIL-T, Semi-Conductor Manufacturer’s, and AMS specifications, making them ideal for general instrumentation, aerospace and defense service, and Ultra High Purity (UHP) systems. Our straight-length tubing is available in different sizes ranging from outer diameters as small as 0.020” (0.508 mm) and inner diameters as small as 0.005” (0.127 mm) up to 0.750” outside diameter.
We also manufacture seamless capillary tubes, which play a vital role in many sophisticated measurement and sensing devices. From pressure sensors to flow meters, our capillary tubes are used in many critical applications where accuracy and reliability are paramount. In addition, our Ultra-Small Diameter (USD™) capillary tubing for Chromatography applications features outside diameters less than 0.0625″ (1.59 mm). To minimize the risk of cross-contamination and save our customers time, we developed our proprietary Chroma Clean ID™ cleaning process, which removes manufacturing lubricants and other contaminants from the tubing interior. In addition, our Chromat ID™ drawing process provides ID support during the manufacturing process, creating smoother, consistently uniform ID surface characteristics. For more information please visit

Hart b.v., Leading stockholder in Nickel Alloy Piping Products – Hall 3/Stand C13

Hart b.v. is a specialised stockholder in Nickel Alloy piping products and acts as a master distributor for the suppliers to the Oil & Gas and (Petro-) Chemical Industries. We can assist in all your requests to complete your piping packages – Total Project Management.
Projects requiring Nickel Alloy products can be supplied directly from our extensive stock.
Seamless pipe & fittings in stock: Alloy 200/201, 400, 600, 625, 825, *C276 (*seamless & welded). Sizes ½”upto and including 8”/ Sch10s upto and including XXS

Hauhinco Water Hydraulics: Press Drives and Controls, Descaling Systems, Hydroforming and Tube Inspection Systems – Hall 7A, Stand E14

Hauhinco is the Expert in Water Hydraulic Solutions: We design and manufacture customized Drives and Controls for Presses, Descaling Systems, Hydroforming and Tube Inspection Systems for the tube and pipe industry. Hauhinco high pressure plunger pumps and valves are high quality products specifically designed for water hydraulic applications. The entire engineering and manufacturing is made in Germany. Visit us in Hall 7A, Stand E14 at Tube 2018, Düsseldorf to learn more on our solutions for your application or visit our website

IMS tube measuring systems offer you a maximum in precision and continuity - Hall 07A/Stand 7AF14

In order to exploit the technical potential for maximum material and energy usage to the full, the different tube manufacturing processes – regardless of the underlying forming method – require automated measuring systems. IMS has faced the challenge of this demanding requirement successfully for more than 25 years – with a succession of measurement concepts adapted to the respective rolling units and their specific needs.
Whether you need to monitor eccentricity after piercing, know the local distribution of wall thickness around the circumference of the hollow blank or determine the formation of thickened ends on the finished tube, IMS has a suitable measuring system for all these and many other measurement tasks. On top of this, it is possible to build a customized compact measuring system by grouping various measurement tasks at one measuring point.
For more information visit :

Increase your productivity with Linsinger machines  – Hall 7a, booth C04

It is a great pleasure to present the latest Linsinger Sawing and Milling Technology at the TUBE Düsseldorf. We are looking forward to present the tailor-made solution for your requirements, for more reliable and successful future productions using the latest well-proven technology.
You are warmly invited to visit our stand 7a, booth C04.
Meet our team for detailed information.

Kinkelder BV – The cutting experts – Circular saw blades – Hall 6 / C32

Circular saw blade manufacturer Kinkelder tailors sawing solutions to the demands of professional cutting specialists. By means of our unique range of high quality HSS, TCT & segmental circular saw blades, the latest developments in coating technology, metallurgy, precision grinding and technical support, we enable our customers to achieve their cutting objectives.
Our Tube 2018 theme “Performance by Teamwork” emphasizes our general focus and added value the route to greater production efficiency and transferring our knowledge and experience. A network of subsidiaries and distributors in nearly 80 countries, supported by our application engineers, enables Kinkelder to be close to local markets whilst maintaining the benefits of the centrally provided technical expertise and best practice.
In addition, Kinkelder offers you a wealth of free information on steel cutting applications via the Kinkelder Saw Blades app (available for IOS & Android) and our new website Here you will also find a range of online cutting tools to help you find the most suitable saw blade for your specific cutting application and discover interesting efficiency values.
Visit us at Tube 2018 in hall 6/C32 or check our website for more information:

KVK-Pickling Plants – Customised, ready to use and with the highest level of environmental protection – Hall 6 / E 22

Koerner specializes in planning and erection of complete metal pickling plants for the pipe and tube industry. Pickling tanks produced by Koerner are exported to over 50 different countries and are in use on every continent.
The KVK-pickling system, a completely encapsulated pickling plant, guarantees highly efficient pickling operation and meets all environmental requirements.
Our worldwide customers include manufacturers of carbon steel tubes as well as stainless steel tubes and non ferrous tubes. Special concepts and individual solutions are required for each sector and we hope to find new clients and partners at the Tube Düsseldorf, April 16-20, 2018.

Magnetic Analysis Corp. – NDT Systems for tube, pipe, bar, wire – STAND HALL 6 I-12

Magnetic Analysis Corp.i, celebrating 90 years of serving the metals industry, is your answer to finding  the best NDT instruments and systems for testing tube, pipe, bar and wire. Visit our Stand # 6  I -12 to learn about MAC’s latest developments in Eddy Current, Ultrasonic and Flux Leakage test technology and systems. Tell us your application and our experienced Engineers will help you select the best NDT solution. Echomac® Ultrasonic Weld Zone Test Systems for ERW tube, the new Echomac® FD6/6A Ultrasonic instrument for testing high performance tube or bar for aerospace and nuclear applications, an Ultrasonic Full Body Tube test system, MultiMac Eddy Current tester for small diameter tube or rod, or Rotoflux® Flux Leakage systems for large OCTG heavy wall tube are just some of the broad range of systems MAC can supply. With 90 years, MAC meets the “Test of Time”.  Visit for more.

Visit us at MFL Stand F17, Hall 7

The experts of MFL Sawing and Milling Technology will be very pleased to welcome you.
MFL offers a broad range of innovative and newly developed machines and plants for the tube industry that are, based on decades of know-how and expertise, tailor-made for your challenging and specific demands. Our high-quality products Made in Austria clearly stand out from other products in the market because they are extremely sturdy and long living.
MFL’s team will be pleased to inform you in detail at the stand.
MFL product portfolio for the tube industry:

  • Mobile and stationary tube end machining centres
  • Cold circular sawing machines
  • Plate edge milling plants
  • Welding seam machining plants

NAKATA – Tube & Pipe Making Technology, Hall 05, Booth F19

NAKATA Mfg. Co., Ltd., Japan, founded in 1908, is a world-wide known welded pipe plant and machine supplier who’s capable for entire equipment of mill line from entry to finishing machine. With full utilizing of its unique high speed and accurate FEM Simulator developed by NAKATA with support of Kiuchi Laboratory, NAKATA has innovated and introduced many advanced technologies into the market like “FFX Mill” and “Roll Box”, all of those are successfully in operation to produce various sizes by one set of common-use roll with keeping high quality performance. Recently, the new generation mill system next to FFX has been launched into the market, named “Orbital Die Forming” (ODF) system. This new system is also able to produce wide range OD sizes without changing the tools with more variant materials, and further, as its own unique feature, this new system is capable to make the pipe from both of coil strip and steel plate as raw input material, which is evaluated as a pioneer of “hybrid mill” leading towards next generation.
For further information, NAKATA sincerely would like you to visit us in Hall 05, Booth F19 at Tube 2018, Düsseldorf or find our website

SARA – manufacturer of butt - welding carbon and alloy steel fittings  from 21.3mm (½”) to 1422mm (56”) will be in Düsseldorf in Hall 17, Stand A09.

SARA is  a major European manufacturer of butt-welding steel fittings   used in oil and gas industry, power plant construction, shipyards all over Europe and not only. The company was founded as a family owned business  in 1991 and since then knew a continuous growth .
The production range of SARA diversified from one year to another considering clients and market demands and, at this moment, is including the following products: elbows - mandrel formed with diameter within  21,3mm and 1422 mm, equal and reduced tees – mould formed with diameter within 21,3mm and  1 219 mm, concentric and eccentric reducers – mould formed with diameters up to 610 mm, caps with diameters up to 1 219 mm, equal and reduced saddles with dimensions of maximum 406 mm as well as induction bends with diameters within 48,3mm and 1422 mm and maximum bending radius of 12000 mm. SARA usually manufactures  fittings according to standards such as EN 10253-2, DIN 2609, ASME B16.9, EN 14870-1, EN 14870-2. Based on   client’s request, the company may also manufacture fittings according to other standards or client’s technical specification. 
The  production capacity and the professional team  allow to meet clients requirements in terms of delivery time, quantity and quality.
The company implemented an integrated management system, certified of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015,  ISO 50001:2011, OHSAS 18001:2007 and applied  for the manufacture of materials in accordance with the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EN and AD2000-Merkblatt W 0.  SARA’s laboratory for destructive and non destructive tests is accredited according to SR EN ISO/CEI 17025:2005.
SARA is the perfect business partner in terms of reliability, quality, flexibility, best delivery time, competitiveness.
Visiting  SARA’s stand at TUBE DUSSELDORF  2018, you may discuss and establish with a professional team all technical and commercial details of your present and future projects.

UT rotary systems from Slickers Technology GmbH & Co. KG – Hall 6 booth D04

At Slickers our focus is as precise as our systems, we do one thing and do it well, build end to end UT rotary systems.  Our rotary UT systems yield the world's fastest material throughput, detecting defects to the world's toughest specifications, frankly we do the jobs nobody else can do or wants to pursue. We are at the heart of the majority of the world's nuclear fuel rod testing and have been qualified Nadcap for Avionics production for companies such as Pratt Whitney, Boeing, Airbus and SpaceX just drop a few names.  We make systems ranging from 6mm to 450mm OD capability testing but our specialty is making the fastest tube handling, driving and test mechanics and matching UT instruments for precision applications below 90mm OD.  Come by our booth (Hall 6 booth D04) to discuss how you can get more test capacity without increasing headcount or enter new markets and see our flagship 6mm-24mm Rotary UT tester in operation.

New impetus for the tube and wire industry – Hall 7a, booth B03/B04

SMS group is looking forward to this year’s Tube & wire, a key event for our industry. SMS group sees digitalization and Industry 4.0 as key challenges that are set to profoundly change the tube and wire industry in the years to come. SMS group is turning the spotlight on these topics at the Tube & wire trade fair.
The SMS group unites global players in plant and machinery construction for processing steel and NF metals, operating under the roof of SMS Holding GmbH. SMS group has more than 130 years of experience in the production of tubes and pipes and it is the only provider able to offer the full line of products and services for steel tube production, from design and manufacturing of the key machines up to the training of the operator’s personnel, including technological support. Its roots go back as far as 1885, when brothers Reinhard and Max Mannesmann obtained the first patent for the manufacture of seamless tubes – a pioneering invention. Today innovative solutions such as the PQF® seamless pipe making technology and the JCOE® large-diameter pipe forming technology as well as the 2-step spiral pipe plants from PWS are well-known worldwide.
Hall 7a, booth B03/B04, is where SMS group will be looking at how digitalization is changing the whole value-added chain and enabling greater efficiency, higher quality, and more flexibility from a number of different angles. We cordially invite you to visit us for a personal exchange of ideas and information with our experts.

Thermatool™ Solid State High Frequency Welders – STAND HALL 6 C21

Thermatool™ Solid State High Frequency Welders consistently produce the best welds in the industry on any tube or pipe mill. Our innovative HAZControl™ Technology — Thermatool’s advanced power supply design and exclusive software and control capability — enables tube and pipe producers to access stored process recipes applicable to all types and sizes of tube and pipe materials. That’s your assurance for achieving the best welds you’ve ever made, every run, every day, every time. For proven HF Welders backed by decades-long industry leadership, put your trust in Thermatool — and gain a competitive edge for your company.
Visit for more information!

Tru-Cut Saw Inc.

Tru-Cut Saw Inc. has redesigned its Orbital tube cutting saw blades makes it easier for customers to achieve longer cutting life, the newest development has shown an improvement increase of life to over 30 meter sq., this is an increase of over 8 meter sq. from the previous saw blades.

Richard Otter, Vice President, “We are really excited about the newest development and looking forward to showing it to our customers this year in Dusseldorf, Germany at TUBE 2018.”

Our sales team will start offering the latest Orbital cutting saw blades to our current customers Worldwide once the TUBE 2018 Show is completed, Tru-Cut Saw expects that by the end of this year all of our current customers will have access to this latest technology and will start seeing the increased blade life before the end of 2018.

Tru-Cut Saw has the latest carbide grades available and has their own R&D team to development the latest PVD coatings and grind angles.
Tru-Cut Saw is the only privately held saw blade manufacturer in the USA to have the two in-house PVD coating chambers with a capacity to coat saw blade up to 1250 mm in diameter. This allows Tru-Cut to tightly control coating quality and uniformity, and permits adjustments for individual customer applications.

Through its ICO Surface Coating Division, the company offers PVD coating services for cutting tool and other saw blade manufacturers and distributors. For more information, visit

UPCAST® SGTube – small grain, bigger gain. Welcome to visit us at 6A02.

Video Systems, leader in solutions for quality and process control – STAND Hall 6 Booth D18

In its 25th year from foundation, Video Systems is looking forward to this year’s Tube & Wire, which represents a key event for one of our Company’s field of activity. This year we are presenting our solutions for quality and process control, focusing on Industry 4.0. We aim at providing more and improved real-time information on manufacturing plants. Video Systems is specialized in quality and process control based on artificial vision and artificial intelligence.
Taking part in a important European project ( in co-operation with European enterprises and research institutes, such as Fraunhofer IPT, enabled us to improve significantly our know-how in Big-data and Data mining management based on artificial intelligence.
Therefore we can provide predictive systems for the process and quality control of products.
This year we are presenting several projects/solutions designed to ensure higher quality and more efficiency on manufacturing plants, based on artificial intelligence and vision including:

  • Welding control systems
  • Advanced product surface checking
  • Inspection on cutting and reworking processing of products

We are glad to welcome you at Stand Hall 6 Booth D18 to present you our products and technologies and to meet your needs.
For more information please visit

Xiris Automation Inc. - Optical equipment used for process and quality control – STAND Hall 6 Booth J02

At Tube Düsseldorf, Xiris will be demonstrating its WI post weld inspection system designed to detect various flaws that could occur during the forming and welding of a longitudinally welded tube or pipe. The WI2000/WI3000 uses laser-camera triangulation to measure the 3D profile of the formed tube and weld geometry, automatically monitoring a variety of different geometrical features around the weld area of the tube to provide early warning of defects during production. Defects inspected include mismatch, undercut, sunken welds, bead height, deflection, freeze line and scarfing defects.

Xiris will also be introducing the SeamMonitor™ System combining a spectacular 140+ dB High Dynamic Range camera with adjustable optics and advanced image processing software to provide the ability to monitor the Seam to Torch alignment in real time while displaying unprecedented image quality of a TIG, Plasma or Laser welding process.

The SeamMonitor™ System is suitable for use in seam tracking of straight, long run welds, such as those found in tube and pipe manufacturing, roll forming, blank or panel welding, orbital welding, etc.

Xiris Automation Inc. specializes in developing optical equipment used for process and quality control across a number of specialty industries. With an extensive product line, Xiris provides some of the world’s most dynamic manufacturers with the ability to detect, recognize, and interpret quality defects in their manufactured goods.