Areas of Research

研究開発
R&D Argentina

From its R&D Centers around the globe, Tenaris conducts a variety of research and development activities.

 

OUR FOCUS

From our research and development centers in Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Japan, Mexico and the United States, we perform specific scientific and technological research -depending on local capabilities-  in diverse areas and disciplines:

  • TenarisHydril premium connections

  • Sucker rods

  • Manufacturing processes such as steelmaking and heat treatment

  • Non-destructive inspection

  • Tracking of tubular products and Process Control

  • String design and novel solutions for field applications

  • Nanotechnology

  • Corrosion-resistant materials

  • Welding metallurgy

  • Full-scale combined loads testing of premium connections and fatigue testing of welded and threaded joints

  • Structural reliability of line pipe and risers and the development of specialized products for challenging deep and ultra-deep water projects

  • High temperature/ high pressure

  • Sour service steels

  • Drill pipe

  • Hot-rolling processes; physical and numerical modeling; micro-structural evolution

  • Products for power generation and industrial applications

R&D CENTERS

These activities are carried out in our R&D Centers worldwide, from the following locations:

  • Campana, Argentina
  • Dalmine, Italy
  • Kawasaki, Japan
  • Veracruz, Mexico
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Based in Houston, Texas we also have a Wedge Technology Group devoted to the development of new Wedge Series premium connections, built to meet the needs of extreme applications that require a robust connection design.