Nucor Skyline

There is only one manufacturer to trust – Nucor Skyline, when it comes to rolled and welded pipe. With our state-of-the-art machinery and high-quality materials, we produce rolled and welded pipe that meet your exact application needs.

Our manufacturing plants are located throughout the region with the ability to serve the needs of private and public projects. Contractors can confidently contact one of our sales representatives to discuss the exact specifications needed for their welded steel pipe. Our team of experts can assist you with ordering the right rolled and welded pipe for your project needs. We ensure on-time delivery to keep you on track for your project completion.

We understand how important it is to trust the steel pipe produced for your application needs, which is why we offer two options for testing our products. We are well equipped to handle in-house testing, and we have partnerships with third parties who can ensure the rolled and welded pipe you ordered meets your exact specifications. 

Proudly made in the USA, our steel pipe can be manufactured to meet the design needs of your public or private project in the following pipe sizes: 

Rolled & Welded Pipe Sizes:

  • Diameters up to 204 inches (17 feet)
  • Wall thickness up to 2.25 inches

Custom lengths and fabrication services are available to meet the needs of contractors throughout the US. We pride ourselves in creating the pipe you need to complete your project on time, every time. Whether you have a standard request or something that is out of the ordinary, give us a call and we will happily discuss your needs and help you place your order.

Manufacturing Process

Rolled & welded pipe is one of the oldest processes of manufacturing steel pipe. This manufacturing process is utilized when the pipe wall thickness exceeds the capabilities of the high-frequency electric resistance weld (ERW) pipe and spiralweld pipe manufacturing processes.

Plate

PLATE

The raw material – pieces of flat steel plate – is received into our manufacturing plant.

cutting

CUTTING

A single flat sheet of steel plate is cut on a burning table using plasma or cutting gases. This plate is cut according to the required width and length for each individual can that will form the final product.

bevel

BEVELING

After the plate is cut, it is transferred to the beveling station where the plate edges are beveled and prepped for welding.

bending

BENDING

After beveling, the plate is transferred to the bending rolls. Nucor Skyline uses a 4-roll system to produce a true cylinder, also referred to as a can.

welding

WELDING

The can is then staged for longitudinal welding (Long Seam). During this process, the seam between the two plates is welded on both the inside and outside.

circumfirential welding

CIRCUMFERENTIAL WELDING

During this last step of the manufacturing process, cans are fit together using the submerged arc weld (SAW) process, according to customer requirements for specific lengths.

quality control

QUALITY CONTROL

Once the welding is complete, the finished pipe is visually inspected by Quality Control (QC) and, if required, Ultrasonic (UT) testing is performed to ensure the weld is defect-free.

finished pipe

FINISHED PIPE

The finished pipe is then removed and ready for delivery.

Case Study: Puerto Caucedo

Case Study: Puerto Caucedo

A port expansion project built with steel. 

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Pipe Brochure

Pipe Brochure

Learn about our comprehensive line of steel pipe products. 

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Technical Product Manual

Technical Product Manual

Get all the information you need about Nucor Skyline's complete line of steel foundation products. 

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