Tubes and Pipes


​​Vallourec Seamless Steel Tubes and Pipes for Mechanical Engineering

Our extensive size range and grade portfolio for seamless steel tubes is coupled with comprehensive in-house machining facilities. This enables us to provide cost-effective customized solutions for the most individual and demanding applications – high-quality products, either rough- or finish-machined to customer drawings or our own specifications.

Vallourec's optional machining and processing operations include:

  • Cutting to length
  • External machining
  • Internal machining and boring of bar lengths up to 15 m
  • Internal and external shot blasting
  • Internal and external grinding
  • Tube end machining
  • Welding

Our portfolio for mechanicals includes a number of proprietary grades with increased strength, good impact toughness and special hardness combined with excellent machinability and weldability. They are shown in the list below, together with the products and/or application areas for which they are typically used. Just specify your requirement and application profile – you can be sure to find just the right solution in Vallourec's range of mechanical tubes.


Product Information

  • European standards for mechanical tube and pipe EN 10297-1 and EN 10294-1;
  • Standards covered outside Europe include ASTM, JIS and GOST;


Product Advantages

Application-specific solutions thanks to an unmatched range of materials and grades

  • Case-hardening, heat-treatable and nitriding steels
  • High-alloy ferritic steels containing up to 13 % chromium
  • Other alloys on request
  • Forterior® (Higher strength and good impact toughness for demanding mechanical engineering applications)
  • Spirafort® (Excellent machinability and high strength)
  • Avadur® (When special hardness and hardenability are called for)
  • FineXcell® (High-strength tubes in fine-grain steels with outstanding weldability)
  • VMec® (Special grades dedicated to the North American markets)