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Fine Tubes Limited

Plymbridge Road
Plymouth
Devon PL6 7LG
UK
Tel: + 44 1752 876416
Email: sales.finetubes@ametek.com
Web: www.finetubes.com

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Fine Tubes is a UK-based leading global manufacturer of precision metal tubing in a wide range of high performance stainless steel, nickel and titanium alloys. The company has the unique capability to manufacture tubular products in seamless, welded or welded & redrawn which are used for critical tolerance applications in the most challenging environments for a range of industries.

Along with US-based sister company Superior Tube, Fine Tubes is a unit of AMETEK Specialty Metal Products, including four other businesses: Hamilton Precision Metals, AMETEK Wallingford, AMETEK Eighty Four, and Reading Alloys. Collectively, they represent a world-leading force not just in precision tubing but also in precision strip, wire and foil, specialty metal powders, master alloys and clad metals.

Tubing capabilities

  • Wide range of stainless steel, nickel and titanium alloys
  • Seamless, welded or welded & redrawn tubes with outside diameters from 1 mm (0.040 in) up to 50 mm (2 in)
  • Straight lengths up to 65 ft. (20 m) and coils manufactured up to 33,000 ft. (10,000 m) long
  • Wall thicknesses from less than 0.05 mm (0.002 in) up to 3.8 mm (0.150 in)
  • Profiles include round, rectangular, square, oval and elliptical

Industries
Fine Tubes' products are used in all the following markets:

Services
Fine Tubes supports its customers from the initial design stage through material selection, production, certification and delivery. In addition to its reputation for quality and reliability, Fine Tubes is renowned for its drive for innovation in materials, its commitment to continuous improvement, and its exceptional customer service.

Facilities
With tube mills based in the UK and USA, Fine Tubes has fully integrated R+D and manufacturing facilities that include:

  • Pilger mills
  • Draw benches
  • Tube welding mills - In-line weld mills
  • Controlled atmosphere heat treatment
  • Bright annealing/hydrogen furnace
  • Vacuum annealing
  • Pickling & passivation plant
  • NDT ultrasonic & eddy current testing
  • Hydrostatic testing
  • Radiographic examination
  • U-Bending
  • Electropolishing capabilities
  • Full chemical and physical laboratory analysis

Quality
Fine Tubes operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of AS/EN 9100, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Fine Tubes is NADCAP-approved for Ultrasonic Testing, Heat Treatment, Welding Processes, Chemical Processing and Fluid Distribution Systems.

Fine Tubes Limited is listed under:
» Stainless Steel - Austenitic 062  » Nickel Alloy 149  » Titanium 162  » Titanium Alloy 163  » Zirconium 168  » Cold Drawn 231  » Fusion Welded 244  » Precision Drawn 260  » Seamless 269  » Welded & Drawn 285  » Thin Walled 279  » Aerospace 395  » Corrosion Resistant Tube 315  » Heat Exchanger Tube 330  » High Pressure Tube 333  » High Temperature Tube 334  » Instrumentation Tube 338  » Drainage 386  » Nuclear Fuel Cans 349  » Oil & Petrochemical 351  

Recent news from this company:
High-quality master alloys, powder and tube presented at TITANIUM USA 2018
Video Interview: A future of opportunities for specialised metals in the aerospace industry
Farnborough International Airshow exceeds expectations for AMETEK Specialty Metal Products
AMETEK SMP to promote titanium capabilities at Farnborough
High performance tube, strip and powder products for critical aerospace applications at Farnborough Air Show
Fine Tubes marks International Women in Engineering Day
Industrial Applications for Titanium Tubing
Under pressure? 60,000psi high performance tubes at the Offshore Technology Conference
Fine Tubes gears up for the recovery of the oil and gas industry
New Nadcap accreditation for Fluid Distribution Systems is the fifth for Fine Tubes
Securing a fourth Nadcap accreditation confirms Fine Tubes' aerospace manufacturing excellence
Fine Tubes and Superior Tube target Indian oil and gas market with presence at Petrotech
Titanium tubing experts showcase latest light weight products at Aeromart
Aerospace tubing manufacturers exhibit latest alloys at AIRTEC
Fine Tubes and Superior Tube see growing demand from the global nuclear industry