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  • How Tube And Pipe Mills Work

    How Tube And Pipe Mills Work

    Tube mills produce pipe and tube by taking a continuous strip of material and continuously roll forms it until the edges of the strip meet together at a weld station. At this point, the welding process melts and fuses the edges of the tube together and the material exits the weld station as welded tube. Basic components include an uncoiler, straightener, shear, forming section, fin pass section, welder, ID and/or OD scarfing, sizing section, cut off and stacker or runout table.

  • What is a Press Feed Line?

    What is a Press Feed Line?

    At American Steel Products, we believe in educating our clients on the various types of machinery we offer. A press feed line is one such piece. Understanding the complexities of each piece of equipment and how it can be tailored to your business can help you select the right company to help with your needs.  We can help you find new or used equipment built to your specifications to meet your demands.

  • What Are Banding, Packaging And Wrapping Lines?

    What Are Banding, Packaging And Wrapping Lines?

    When processed steel is complete and ready to be shipped, it needs to be packaged, banded or wrapped before leaving the mill.  Banding lines, which are also known as coil packaging lines, are vital to your operation as it doesn’t matter how quickly you handle the slit coils or blanks, if you can’t get them off the line and packaged quickly, it will slow down your operation.

  • What Is A Press Blanking Line?

    What Is A Press Blanking Line?

    A press blanking line is specially designed for the high-quality demands of the automotive and fabricating industries, including suppliers of “surface exposed” panels and other auxiliary sectors.  The need for cutting blanks adapted to the final shape of the part has given rise to a bigger demand in press blanking lines.