Norway-based Framo has taken delivery of a CNC 80 HD tube and pipe bender from Schwarze-Robitec, its second from the manufacturer. The system processes tubes and pipes of various geometries for the company’s piping systems used in pumping operations on ships and offshore installations.
The single-stack machine is designed for continuous use under heavy loads. It bends tubes and pipes up to a diameter of 89 mm with a maximum wall thickness of 7.6 mm. It processes materials from stainless steel to high-strength duplex steel with dimensions of 65 by 5 mm. An integrated flange pipe device eliminates the need for subsequent flanging of pipes.