Pipe & Tube

Pipe & Tube | Seamless & Welded

FFF supply a full range of tube and pipe for a number of industries.

  • Carbon, alloy, stainless, duplex, nickel alloy, titanium
  • A179/192 Tube – specifically designed for superior corrosion resistance
  • Seamless and welded tubing
  • Precision high speed conveyor tubing (tight ovality and radial tolerances)
  • Centrifugally spun cast tube
  • U-bend tubing
  • Tube end swaging, bevelling, bending (i/c 1 D bends)
  • Stress relieving, normalising, solution annealing as required
  • We now stock of A179/192 tube Perth – Contact us for sizes

In sugar, we supply tube for Evaporators, Juicer Heaters and Steam Boilers. In both seamless and welded in Carbon steel, stainless and nickel alloys. Ubending available for all tubes.

For Alumina, we designed tube in collaboration with leading metallurgical experts and have achieved a micro-structure with our A179 & A192 carbon tube that exceeds standard industry specifications and provides longer tube life together with reduced maintenance requirements. No other tube on the market provides the longevity or reliability in the highly corrosive H2SO4 environment encountered during the BAYER process for Alumina refining.

FFF Pipe & Tube experts

Technical Sales Consultant

ALAN

Alan started life as a boilermaker and then moved quite quickly from the marketing of tubular products to the manufacturing of stainless steel, nickel alloy & titanium tube in Sydney for the global market, mainly Europe and the USA.  He moved into International trading of metals; then back into manufacturing by founding Queensland Tube Mills in Brisbane, once again for stainless, nickel alloys & titanium; with lots of sugar mill involvement.

Al is the most senior member of the FFF Team who is happily reliving much of his industry experiences with us as he imparts his invaluable knowledge.

Sales Manager-East Coast

PETER

Peter is a Mechanical Engineer with 25 years’ experience in the manufacturing and fabrication industries including 10 years in Materials Procurement Management.  He has a wide range of direct experience in the metals industry working in forge shops, high volume manufacturing and pressure vessel fabrication.

Peter is very familiar with oil & gas and mining industry quality requirements. He has been with FFF for more than 5 years and oversees the Australian East Coast region assisting the rest of the East Coast team.

Technical Sales & Quality

RAY

Ray has 50 years’ experience in the mechanical and manufacturing trades. With trade credentials in machining and post trade qualifications in CAD.

Ray has lead auditor experience in quality assurance and more than 30 years in quality inspection of pressure retaining equipment, castings, and machined items.  Additional, Ray’s 15 years in a senior specialist procurement role qualifies him as the ultimate professional in ensuring your products are always completely under control.

Ray is committed to safety and quality and ensures his fitness is high to retain a sharp mind and focus on our customer’s needs.

Quality & Supply Chain Supervisor

JIMMY

Jimmy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering and a Masters Degree in Material Science from UNSW Australia. Jimmy has more than 25 years’ experience in heavy industries working directly with steel mills, machinery and pressure vessel manufacturers and has served as the welding supervisor and welding technical officer for more than 6 years at one of Australia’s oldest and most iconic pressure vessel manufacturers. Jimmy has a wealth of knowledge and experience in all things welding, heat treatment, materials and holds a current CSWIP 3.1 International Welding Inspector certification.

With more than 10 years’ experience in supplier quality management as the lead auditor in the Asia Pacific region for a German company, he makes an invaluable contribution to the successful delivery of our clients’ requirements.

Director

TIM

Tim has been around FFF since day 1 in 1998, in these early days as a high school student helping out during school holidays and throughout university. After completing his Bachelor of Commerce and Business Law degree from UWA, he worked for the International Accounting firm Grant Thornton, where he completed his Chartered Accountant qualification.

He then joined FFF in 2006 in a full-time sales role and has worked every part of the business from sales, finance, logistics, procurement, and quality including the successful implementation of ISO 9001 for the company for the first time, through to management. This included opening up sales offices around the country as well as across borders into New Zealand, South Africa and Indonesia.

He has also spent extensive time in China and throughout Asia qualifying and managing FFF’s partner suppliers over a 10 year period replicating FFF’s foundation European supply chain into Asia and having expanded it to meet customer demand.

Sales Manager VIC & SA

MICK

Mick is a highly skilled professional who excels in client relationship management in Australian and international trade and procurement. With extensive experience working in the Oil and Gas, Energy and Mining sectors, he works with Asset Owners, OEM’s, EPCM’s, Engineering Companies and Fabricators to support pipe, valves, fittings and mechanical products solutions in carbon, stainless steel and special alloys.

Mick maintains strong relationships with various stakeholders providing services and solutions ensuring that the customers’ expectations and FFF obligations are always met and exceeded.

fff australia sales manager pressure process equipment greg joseph

Sales Manager - Pressure Equipment

GREG

Greg joined the FFF Team in 2019, bringing a wealth of experience from being involved in the fabrication of thousands of heat exchangers and pressure vessels over his 35-year career to date. Greg has amassed an in-depth knowledge of vessel manufacture using various construction materials including carbon and low alloy steel, stainless steel, high nickel alloys, copper nickel alloys, duplex steel and titanium during his time with several of Australia’s highly respected Eastern states manufacturers.

Greg’s expertise soon took him beyond the Australian market into Malaysia, where he directly led, trained and developed in-house personnel for the manufacture, repair and maintenance of heat exchangers, pressure vessels; both onshore and offshore.

Returning to Australia, Greg continued to sell, design and manufacture pressure vessels and heat exchangers for renowned Australian vessel manufacturers, for domestic and Asia Pacific customers in the oil & gas, petrochemical, process, power and sugar industries.

As a key specialist for FFF, Greg’s focus is to drive our process equipment categories and provide Australian companies access to our high quality global supply partners.

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