ABOUT PRD Pacific Roller Die (PRD) Company manufactures and sells Pipe Manufacturing Systems, including Spiral and Longitudinal Pipe Manufacturing Systems, Pipe Coating & Lining Systems, Ancillary Pipe Manufacturing Equipment. The Company has been in operation for over forty years, supplying American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Water Works (AWWA) quality pipe making equipment as well as complete plant facilities. PRD is the only Company that supplies, world-wide, a complete range of Large Diameter Pipe Manufacturing Systems as well as Pipe Coating and Lining Systems. We provide finishing systems for all pipe manufacturing plants. These include ERW, Spiral and Longitudinal.
PRDís Pipe Manufacturing Systems include Large Diameter Weldseam Pipe Manufacturing Systems, Pipe Coating & Lining Systems, Ancillary Pipe Manufacturing Equipment (including hydrostatic testers, X-ray testers, ultrasonic testers, pipe end bevellers, pipe handling equipment, uncoilers, and pipe cutoff and end-forming equipment), Corrugated Culvert Pipe Machines , as well as Turn-Key Pipe Manufacturing Plant Facilities ( including architect and engineering services, all plant equipment, staff selection and training, equipment commissioning, and initial production oversight).
As required, provides special quality control apparatus to improve the quality of pipes to meet the highest international standards.
For Longitudinal Pipes we can also supply mechanical pipe expanders, Pipe End Beveling and Grooving Machines and Strip Edge Milling Machines to trim edges of strip and plates to prepare for 100% welding. Corrugated Pipe Machines can produce Composite Pipes of Polymer and Metal Construction.
As manufacturers of the most modern and versatile spiral weldseam pipe manufacturing systems and technology, Pacific Roller Die Company (PRD) continues to offer better solutions for pipe producers throughout the world. PRD designs, manufactures and supports a full range of systems to produce spiral weldseam pipe, corrugated metal pipe, corrugated building panels and duct products. Ancillary pipe plant equipment as well as coating and lining systems complete the PRD comprehensive pipe productions facility. Our advanced systems technology responds to the demand for higher throughput rates with fewer personnel. Machining and transport systems are linked to one another to optimize pipe processing. Multiple configurations of the system results in expanded product versatility and increased ability to satisfy a vast array of market demands.
"We're at home in the World Market"
PRD has responded to the needs of pipe producers throughout the world for over three decades. With over 200 machines in operation worldwide we have become a major player in the expansion of many developing countries. As a manufacturing partner, we help countries initiate pipe production factories to improve their national infrastructure and growth in the world market. These factories produce pipe products essential to highway construction, water distribution, and petroleum products transportation.
"Innovation by Design"
PRD s world leadership in large diameter pipe manufacturing technology is built upon innovations and uncompromising excellence in manufacturing, customer support and service. We are working with pipe producers to transform leading-edge ideas into highly efficient pipe manufacturing plants. We provide turn-key factories, including planning and engineering services, all plant equipment, staff selection assistance, training, and initial production oversight.
"The prime resource our employees"
Innovation, product quality and service come from PRD people. We attach enormous importance to our most important assets -- PRD s employees. PRD s world leadership would not be possible without the qualifications and commitment of all our employees.
PRD PIPE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS AND TURN-KEY FACILITIES
Turnkey Pipe Manufacturing Facilities include the full range of activities necessary to move from "bare ground" in any part of the world to a completed pipe manufacturing plant in full production. PRD can supply Pipe Manufacturing Mills, all of the Ancillary Pipe Manufacturing Equipment (hydrostatic testers, X-ray testers, ultrasonic testers, pipe handling equipment, uncoiler, and pipe cutoff and end-forming equipment), as well as Turn-Key Pipe Plant Projects. PRD Company designs, engineers, builds, and commission s pipe manufacturing systems and related equipment worldwide. The Company works with the customer in managing and providing architect and engineering services, all plant equipment, staff selection and training, plant commissioning, and initial pipe production oversight.
-SWP Machine -Pipe Clean Out -Sample Cutting -Cross Seam -O Ring Groove -Pipe End Expander -Hydrotester -Real Time X-Ray Machine -Bevel Mill -Edge Mill Machine -Online Ultrasonic Testing System -Off-Line Ultrasonic Testing System -Material Handling Systems
PRD can supply Pipe Manufacturing Mills, all of the Ancillary Pipe Manufacturing Equipment (hydrostatic testers, X-ray testers, ultrasonic testers, pipe handling equipment, uncoiler, and pipe cutoff and end-forming equipment), Coating & Lining Equipment (Cement, Fusion Bonded Epoxy, Three Layer PE, etc.) as well as Turn-Key Pipe Plant Projects. PRD is the only Company that supplies, worldwide, a complete range of Spiral Pipe Manufacturing Systems as well as Pipe Coating and Lining Systems. These PRD product categories effectively constitute a complete and continuous product line, offering turnkey systems that can meet the needs of a wide range of customers. The Company is unique in the industry in this regard. Whether you need a complete spiral weld seam pipe manufacturing facility or a turn-key pipe coating and lining facility or both, PRD is your one stop source for pipe manufacturing equipment, systems, and complete facilities.
For further information about PRD s Pipe Manufacturing Systems and Turn-Key Facilities, please contact
NEW GENERATION SWP MACHINE TO AMERON INTERNATIONAL
USA leading Pipe Manufacturer AMERON International agrees with PRD-Cagil for a supply of a new generation PRD Mill as a part of their upgrade schedule.
This SWP Machine has PRDís latest (3rd generation) metal joiner. The metal joiner is equipped with an edge milling machine that reduces coil ends joining time to 15 minutes.
Also the SWP machine is equipped with FRS 5001 series of new generation forming unit will produce pipes that are 24Ē to 144Ē in diameter, and have length of 6m to 18m. Wall thickness can go up to 25mm.
The unit is due for shipping in fall of 2008
OFFLINE UPGRADEABLE SWP MACHINE FOR ERCIYAS PIPE
An Offline Upgradeable SWP Machine for Erciyas Pipe of Turkey is going to be cold tested on January 2008 at Cagilís workshop in Turkey.
SWP Machine is designed to serve for x100 grade of steel and having 360 tons of forming force at his new generation forming unit.
The unit has PRDís 2nd generation metal joiner system without the EMM which lets the coil joining to be completed in 15 minutes.
Also the SWP Machine has an Uncoiler with pre-tensioning system which eliminates spring back effect for coils that have X80 grade or more.
This mill has a Double Main Drive.
AMERON INTERNATIONAL ORDERS EQUIPMENT UPGRADES FROM PRD-CAGIL
AMERON International ordered an Edge Milling Machine and a new forming unit under their upgrade plan.
The EMM will be integrated to one of Ameronís previously ordered PRD SWP Mill.
On the other side the new forming unit will replace the forming unit of an old Wilson Byard SWP Mill.
SWP MILL SUCCESSFULLY COMMISSIONED AT ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA
PRD successfully completed the commissioning of an SWP mill in March 2007 at Trinityís new facility. This mill produces pipes that are 16Ē to 120Ē in dia., length of 6m to 16m, wall thickness 25mm.
PRD- CAGIL SUPPLIES NEW EDGE MILLING UNITS to ERW PIPE MANUFACTURERS Apart from serving the Edge Milling units to SWP Manufacturers around the world, where the latest ones were for Ameron International of USA and Ufuk Pipe of Turkey, PRD-CAGIL also supplies Edge Milling Machines to ERW Pipe Manufacturers.
Cayirova Pipe of Turkey orders two each of Edge Milling Machine, for their Turkish plant in October 2007
COMPLETE OFFLINE UPGRADEABLE API SWP PLANT BEING COMMISSIONED AT GREGORIAN INTERNATIONAL
SWP Plant which was shipped to Gregorian International, Venezuella in July - August 2007 is now being installed and commissioned.
OFFLINE UPGRADABLE SWP Mill is set for API rated pipe manufacturing and equipped with PRD FRS 5001 series new generation forming unit. System will start as online production and will be upgraded to offline in the future. Down stream includes Hydrostatic Pipe Tester, End Beveling Machines, X Ray Unit and Complete Material Handling System. Gregorian International also orders to PRD - CAGIL new Beveling head and additional real time X Ray unit within the scope their extension program. The units are going to be shipped in April 2008.
TUMEX PIPE FROM MEXICO ORDERS EQUIPMENT UPGRADES FROM PRD-CAGIL
Tumex Pipe from Mexico, who has an old PRD SWP Mill, asked for upgrades on their equipment. Equipment that will be upgraded contains Edge Milling Machine, UT System and Forming. Orders will be completed by the middle of 2008.
NOKSEL PIPE COMPANY ORDERED NEW SWP MILL FROM PRD-CAGIL The SWP Machine that Noksel has just ordered is capable of making pipes that are up to 120Ē in dia., wall thickness 25mm and X80 grade. The unit has an Uncoiler System with a pre-tensioning system which eliminates spring back affects. The mill will have PRDís new metal joiner system which reduces the time for metal joining just to 15 minutes.The unit will be delivered at the end of 2008.