Primetals Technologies received the final acceptance certificate (FAC) from Borusan Mannesmann Pipe US for a heat treatment plant installed in the company´s new electric resistance welded (ERW) pipe mill in Baytown, Texas, USA. The equipment is used to quench and temper oil country tubular grades (OCTG), enabling Borusan Mannesmann to produce a wide range of products for the OCTG market. The Baytown facility is a subsidiary of the Turkish steel pipe producer Borusan Mannesmann Boru and is the first Turkish-owned plant in the United States.
Primetals Technologies supplied the heat treatment plant. Primetals Technologies’ order included FCE – F&D Furnace Technologies quenching and tempering equipment, including a direct-fired, walking beam, austenitising furnace; a high pressure, water spray quench system; a convective, walking beam, tempering furnace; associated material handling equipment; instrumentation; and PLC control system. The services included engineering, delivering, installing and commissioning for the heat treatment plant.
Borusan’s new mill in Baytown, Texas, USA produces tube and pipe products for the growing oil and gas industry.