Primetals Technologies Archive

New LD(BOF) converter from Primetals Technologies enters service at ArcelorMittal Hochfeld

Maintenance-free Vaicon Link 2.0 converter suspension offers long service life Newly developed horizontal measuring and sampling unit in use At the end of January, a new LD(BOF) converter constructed by Primetals Technologies in a turnkey project entered service at the German steel producer ArcelorMittal Hochfeld GmbH. It has a tapping weight of 150 metric tons

Primetals Technologies to supply two continuous slab casters to the new HBIS Laoting plant

  • Total annual production capacity of 4.2 million metric tons of slabs • Casters to be part of a new production facility for high-quality steels • LiquiRob casting platform robots to handle potentially hazardous tasks Chinese steel producer HBIS Laoting Steel Co. Ltd. has ordered two new, twin-strand continuous slab casters from Primetals Technologies.

Primetals Technologies to upgrade continuous slab caster for China Steel Corporation in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

• Molds and associated equipment will be thoroughly modernized • Technology packages will increase flexibility, product quality and minimize breakouts In June, Primetals Technologies received an order from Taiwanese steel producer China Steel Corporation (CSC) to upgrade the continuous slab caster S6 at the company´s Kaohsiung plant. The project includes the replacement of obsolete or

Rizhao orders Through-Process Optimization solution for entire production route from Primetals Technologies

• Solution monitors and manages product quality along the entire production route • Intelligent IT solution combined with expert know-how supports high end steel production Chinese steel producer Rizhao Steel Group Co., Ltd (Rizhao) awarded Primetals Technologies with an order for implementing the newly developed Through-Process Optimization solution (TPO). The order compromises of the intelligent

voestalpine orders continuous bloom caster from Primetals Technologies

• Casting plant for four-strand operation designed to produce 950,000 metric tons per annum • Production can be expanded from four to five strands • World’s most modern casting plant of its type • Plant is Industry 4.0 compatible voestalpine, an international technology company producing industrial goods, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to supply

Charter Steel to enter SBQ straight bar market with Primetals Technologies upgrade

• Complete mechatronic package supplied with electrics and automation • Unique stepless-reform and coil transfer technology works with existing compactor • Upgrade allows for rapid response to the varying demands of Charter Steel´s customers Charter Steel has selected Primetals Technologies to supply the cooling bed, cold shear, abrasive saws, stackers, banders, bar bundling and banding

AOD converter and dedusting system from Primetals Technologies brought into operation for SIJ Acroni

• Additional secondary metallurgy route increases production capacity by over 20 percent • Savings on alloying elements reduce production costs In April, an AOD converter with a capacity of 95 metric tons and a dedusting system from Primetals Technologies were brought into operation for SIJ Acroni d.o.o, a Slovenian steel producer belonging to the Slovenian

Primetals Technologies develops automatic testing system for temperature sensors of molds

• System offers reproducible and standardized heating and testing for all types of thermocouples • Damage to copper plates is ruled out • Defective thermocouples and poor contacts are detected • Measured data can be saved for later use, for example in quality management With the Automatic Thermocouple Checker, Primetals Technologies offers operators of continuous

ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt orders Eco Slide Discs from Primetals Technologies as strip side guides for coiler

Eco Slide Discs can be used for up to several months instead of just a few days • Their inherent self-cleaning effect can reduce the risk of material deposits falling onto the strip and damaging its surface • They eliminate maintenance activities and time-consuming welding and grinding repair work • Major savings can be made

Primetals Technologies to supply three SIAS surface inspection systems to ArcelorMittal Liège

Systems to be installed on two continuous galvanizing lines and a continuous pickling line • Quality control improved to optimize production costs and maintenance activities • High resolution detection for automotive continuous galvanizing lines real time classification of defects • Coil grading, parallel classifier and DCR functionalities included Belgian steel producer ArcelorMittal Liège has ordered