Primetals Technologies Archive

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

Tata Steel IJmuiden orders new continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies

Technology packages ensure high interior and surface quality • Production capacity is 2.7 million metric tons of slabs per annum • Slabs further processed to make steel products for the automotive industry • The IJmuiden plant will be the most modern of its kind   Tata Steel IJmuiden BV, a Dutch steel producer, has awarded

Zhejiang Nisshin Worthington starts up Z-Hi reversing cold mill supplied by Primetals Technologies

  • First mill of this type to process wide strips at high rolling speeds of up to 800 m/min • Produces up to 120,000 metric tons per year of precision specialty steels mainly for automotive applications • Mill can be run in two different reduction modes • Mill features newly designed quick roll changing

World´s largest HBI plant from Primetals Technologies and Midrex begins operation at voestalpine in Texas

• Plant will produce two million metric tons of hot briquetted iron (HBI) per year • Order volume was in the three-digit million euro range On October 26, the direct reduction HBI plant built by Primetals Technologies and consortium partner Midrex Technologies, Inc. was officially started-up in the presence of the voestalpine board after an

Last of three LD (BOF) converters from Primetals Technologies starts up at SSAB in Finland

Optimized converter design boosts productivity • Maintenance-free converter suspension ensures long useful life • New blowing lance geometry and Vaicon slag stopper improve steel quality • New refractory concept will ensure long converter lining campaign In September, the last of three LD (BOF) converters supplied by Primetals Technologies commenced operation at the Raahe, Finland works

Continuous slab caster from Primetals Technologies goes on stream at CSP in Brazil

• Annual slab production capacity of three million metric tons A two-strand continuous slab caster supplied by Primetals Technologies has gone on stream at Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém (CSP), a Brazilian steel producer. The plant has a capacity of three million metric tons of slabs per annum. The continuous slab caster is part of a