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Pipe production by EUROPIPE (U-ing press)

Pipe production by EUROPIPE (U-ing press)

The U-ing press moulds the steel plates into half tubes. The production steps include plate production, pipe milling, welding, stretching, treatment of pipe ends and quality control. The German company, EUROPIPE produced 75 percent of the pipe segments for Nord Stream's first line.

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