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85 years of know-how in steel research

1877

Reaction of carbon to iron at increasing temperature

R. Mannesmann 1877

Fuel and power department at Mannesmann in Duisburg-Huckingen

1919
1925

Ironworks laboratory at Mannesmann in Duisburg-Huckingen

Hüttenlabor 1925

Metallurgical department at Mannesmann in Duisburg-Huckingen

1928
1934

Establishment of the Mannesmann Research Institute

Gründung 1934

New research institute in Duisburg-Huckingen

Neues Forschungsinstitut 1938

1938
1948

Gesellschaft für Stahl- und Röhrenuntersuchung mbH

Reinhard Mannesmann 1877

Mannesmann Research Institute

1952
1969

Building expansion (initially two-story)

Anbau 1969

Additional floors and new halls (largest expansion of facilities)

1979
1987

Subsidiary company, then main department of Mannesmann Röhrenwerke

Mannesmann Research Institute

2000
2004

Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH, Salzgitter

SZMF 2004

Inauguration of the new 1,000-ton hot rolling simulator

Einweihung Versuchswalzwerk 2008

2008
2012

Start-up of the pipe bending machine (Limit State Analyzer – LiSA). Component trials (load-deformation behavior) on pipes up to 15 m in scale 1 : 1.

Neue Rohrbiegeprüfmaschine 2012

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