TimkenSteel's new steel-making process saves time, money
19 February 2016
Custom steelmaker TimkenSteel has a new way to make high-pressure steel tubing for use in the production of low-density polyethylene tubing.
The Canton manufacturer said its new process is more streamlined and cost efficient than with earlier methods; steel tubing that previously took more than a year to make now can be done in months and can be made in smaller lot sizes.
TimkenSteel said recently accepted its first order of high pressure tubing for a major petrochemical producer.
The special bar quality steel is forge-rolled and heat treated in Canton, then sent to Houston to be bored and honed.
Source : ohio.com