No.18 April 2013 - Special Issue on "Steel Products for Energy Industries" and "Steel Sheets for Automotive and Electric Machinery and Appliance"

Development of Advanced Electric Resistance Welding (ERW) Linepipe "Mighty SeamTM" with High Quality Weld Seam Suitable for Extra-Low Temperature Services

INOUE Tomohiro       SUZUKI Masahito       OKABE Takatoshi       MATSUI Yutaka


JFE Steel has developed an advanced electric resistance welding (ERW) linepipe "Mighty SeamTM." This new process controls the morphology and distribution of oxides generated during welding, and checks for flaws along an entire length of wolds on a real-time basis. "Mighty SeamTM" offers cost savings to extra low temperature services for which mainly seamless pipes or UOE pipes have been used until now.

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