A new section of our newsletter will from now on be the “Frequently asked questions”, shortly FAQ. In every issue we will answer some of the most asked questions we get from potential customers and interested parties about the Krah Technology. Also feel free to send us some new ideas for our FAQ in he form below:
Big & Beautiful calendar for 2018
Following the tradition of the past years we will publish a new calender by the end of 2017.
The pictures will be taken in October this year, with new models and pipe applications. If you know
someone who would look good between large pipes please let us know and he/she will eventually feature this year’s issue for 2018!
Postal subscription to ImProfil
From now on you will be able to submit to a postal subscription for the “ImProfil” - Newsletter on the www.krah.net homepage - just click here.
The Pipe and Profile Extrusion magazine wrote an article about our pipe production.
Here is an excerpt of the text:
It may seem like a case of sheer brute force, but the technology needed to produce large pipe – often more than 2m in diameter – requires sophistication and close control. After all, even a small increase in pipe wall thickness will mean a lot of material is being given away.
Krah Advanced Technologies (KAT) has recently developed new technology to produce large diameter pipes. It says that the equipment can be used to make structured wall pipes and solid wall pipes at high output – but without sagging problems or frozen stresses.
The company says that its KR800-Max production line has been used to make 1,000mm internal diameter SN8 pipe, at an output of 1,300kg/hour – including co-extruded inner layer with electrofusion and spigot.
Also, it was used to make 2,000mm, SDR11 pipe – for pressure or outfall applications – at an output of 1,400kg/hour.
The same machine has been able to extrude a pipe DN/ID2000mm, SDR11, for pressure or outfall application.
Also the solid wall had no frozen stresses and no sagging...
If you want to read the full article, just click on the download below.
The complete magazine can be read through this link.
From May 2017 on the Krah Group is able to produce machines which can fabricate a maximum pipe diameter of 5000mm.
For this purpose new machines were purchased and the infrastructure of the company building was changed accordingly.
The reason for these investments were several specific enquiries for polyethylene pipes DN/ID5000mm.
From the 27th to the 30th March the “Big 5 Saudi” exhibition took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
It is one of the most important exhibitions for sectors like construction, energy, design and coatings. More than 500 exhibitors from over 20 different countries were present. Of course Krah Saudi took the opportunity and took place. On booth 2F80, which has been creatively designed with lots of pipe samples and information material, our representatives were present the whole three days to advise interested companies with some useful information on the Krah technology.
Due to the pipe samples in different sizes, with different profiles and fittings it was easy to show how Krah works and which advantages it implicates.