Fine Tubes Limited

Address:
Plymbridge Road
Plymouth
Devon PL6 7LG
UK
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Tel:
+44 1752 876416
Fax:
+44 1752 733301
Email:
sales.finetubes@ametek.com
Website:
www.finetubes.com
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Company Summary: Precision Tubing, seamless, welded or welded and redrawn, stainless steel, nickel, titanium and zirconium alloys

Further Information:

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 these Product Codes:

» 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  

Latest News from Fine Tubes Limited:

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Securing a fourth Nadcap accreditation confirms Fine Tubes' aerospace manufacturing excellence
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube target Indian oil and gas market with presence at Petrotech
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Titanium tubing experts showcase latest light weight products at Aeromart
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Aerospace tubing manufacturers exhibit latest alloys at AIRTEC
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube see growing demand from the global nuclear industry
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube continue to extend 
their industry-leading nuclear capabilities
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NORSOK-approved tubing for oil and gas applications at ONS 2016
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Fine Tubes granted F4N status by Nuclear AMRC
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Fine Tubes & Superior Tube showcase Nuclear tubing 
capabilities at the World Nuclear Exhibition
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Fine Tubes awarded 'approved manufacturer' status 
by Kuwait Oil Company
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Fine Tubes (UK) & Superior Tube (USA) 
are awarded contracts by Airbus
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Leading aerospace tubing experts exhibit at AIRTEC 2015
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube to co-exhibit with 
Hamilton Precision Metals at MD&M Minneapolis
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Paris Air Show: high demand for titanium tubing generated by increasing global aircraft build rates
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Fine Tubes appoints new Procurement Specialist
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NORSOK Super Duplex approval opens global supply chain for Fine Tubes
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As Kuwait invests to boost its oil output, Fine Tubes wins important approval as KNPC vendor
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube expand operations in the Far East with new distribution partner in Japan
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Fine Tubes and Superior Tube to exhibit at Topsides, Platforms & Hulls 2015
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Q&A interview with Charles Ferreira, Nuclear Products Division
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Fine Tubes - suppliers of 'fit and forget' tubing for the offshore industry
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Growing demand for our high pressure tubing
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Fine Tubes appoints new HR Business Partner
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Fine Tubes to exhibit its industry-leading aerospace products at AIRTEC 2014
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Fine Tubes demonstrates its industry-leading capabilities at World Nuclear Exhibition
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Fine Tubes partners with City College Plymouth to provide Moving and Handling Training
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Fine Tubes appoints new Procurement Specialist
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Fine Tubes' latest financial results reflect strategy for planned growth in aerospace and energy markets
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Fine Tubes chosen by FMC Technologies to supply advanced tubing for Total's Egina project
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Fine Tubes receives additional NORSOK approval by Parker Hannifin and Statoil
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Fine Tubes to supply precision tubing for Solar Orbiter
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Fine Tubes appoints new agent in Kuwait as part of Middle East strategic plan
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Fine Tubes appoints Phil Adderley as Technical and Quality Director
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Fine Tubes relocates its Indian office 
to accommodate growing customer base
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Fine Tubes turns to City College Plymouth to develop Management Training programme
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Fine Tubes develops seamless titanium tubing for Airbus and Liebherr
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Fine Tubes appoints Adrian Salle to new Sales Manager role
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Fine Tubes lands in Frankfurt to showcase aerospace products at AIRTEC
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Fine Tubes generates interest at Nuklea with its POWER products
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Fine Tubes wins contract to supply hydraulic tubing for new generation of Snecma engines
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Fine Tubes to showcase titanium tubing innovations at AIRTEC in Germany
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Fine Tubes welcomes Graham Maxa as new Finance Director
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From aero to space - adapting aerospace technology to meet outer space demands
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Fine Tubes showcase high precision power tubes in France
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Fine Tubes appoints Director of Engineering and Technology
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Fine Tubes helps North Sea oil platforms meet demanding standards with super-resistant alloys
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Fine Tubes opens new facility in Houston to be headed up by newly appointed Oil & Gas Business Development Manager
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Fine Tubes helps SENER achieve results in solar power with the Gemasolar power plant
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High demand for Fine Tubes short lead times for seamless titanium tubing at 50th Paris Air Show
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Saudi Aramco approval for Fine Tubes
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As Fine Tubes approaches its 70th anniversary demand continues to rise for their products and services
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New product development keeps Fine Tubes at the forefront of metals innovation
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Skylon testing success for Fine Tubes and Reaction Engines
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Fine Tubes expands its client base in Russian and Ukrainian aerospace markets
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Specialist alloy tubing tackle corrosion in topside and subsea applications
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CERN discovers 'God' particle - Fine Tubes supplied vital cooling tubes
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Focusing on boosting customer service

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