Direct Forming Technology
The Undoubted Game Changer in India
APL Apollo is the unrivalled pioneer of Direct Forming Technology in India which continues to make us unbeatable in innovation. We are the only company using this high-tech production methodology in the most elaborate manner. DFT is the marvel of many years of experience and knowledge in the field of tube production. This method brings undisputed advantages in terms of flexibility, production capability and cost reduction.
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DFT is the innovative route to tube production which enables the possibility to produce any customized size of Hollow Section, included into the mill range, without roll change. This gives us extreme reduction in set up time. Compared to traditional production processes, this method is completely automatic and computerized. Set up operations are easy, accurate and fast.
Benefits of DFT
Perfect Hollow Sections for all your Construction Needs
Delivering More Value to Our Customers
At APL Apollo everything starts with the customer. This customer centric approach enables us to understand the needs and requirements of our customers better. Through intense research and development we have evolved the 5Ws so that we are capable to deliver more value to the end-users.
Why do you
DFT produces Rectangular and Square Hollow Sections that are lesser in weight and superior in strength as compared to the conventional method of steel tube manufacturing. Get nothing but the best for your Project.
Which product range
do you require?
Whichever range of product you need, we have it for you. With APL Apollo get the widest range of product basket with DFT. At APL Apollo, our production units are equipped to customize and deliver any special requirement in terms of sizes, quantity or surface finish that are beyond the standard requirements of the industry as per the needs of the customers.
When do you
When do you need the material? Is it very urgent? No worries, we’ll provide it to you. DFT enables production of Rectangular and Square Hollow Sections through welding at high production Speed and without any roll change thus consuming much lesser time in production. This gives us an advantage of Just-in-time delivery of high quality material to our customers.
Where do you
Bank on our vast network presence and get the material wherever you want. The wide geographical reach offers APL Apollo a competitive advantage to service your requirements at a shorter lead time, across the country. APL Apollo is the only pipe and tube manufacturer in India that has a pan India footprint with 7 production facilities spread across the country.
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What do you
APL Apollo’s DFT finds applications in various industries due to its sheer versatility. From architecture to various industries, agriculture to general engineering, Direct Forming Technology has been shaping the nation’s infrastructure.
APL Apollo Hollow Sections - Standards & Grades
|Surface Protection||Production Standard||Material Grade|
|Black (Self Coloured Uncoated)||UNI EN 10219-2||YST 210|
|Varnished / Oil Coated||DIN EN 10219||YST 240|
|Galvanised||DIN EN 10305-5||YST 310|