IRON and STEEL
Metallurgical Machinery & Equipment
Baotou Steel Group Co. Ltd. in China selected Danieli to modernize its 600,000-tpy wirerod mill. The key equipment to be supplied will be a new, four-pass TMB high-speed finishing block to produce smooth-wire from 4.5 to 26 mm diameter, and rebar-wire from 6 to 16 mm diameter at a maximum speed of 110 mps.
The first two passes of the TMB will allow high-reduction ratios in order to perform low-temperature rolling (LTR), to achieve finer grain size and better mechanical properties in the final products.
The new equipment will make it possible to achieve strict product tolerances and to increase the range of sizes produced. The shorter changing time will bring higher material yield and higher production flexibility.
The line start-up is is scheduled for the beginning of 2020.
As part of the a large scale technical overhaul project for the Blast Furnace No. 2 and 3 at their Ural Steel plant in Novotroitsk, Russian steel producer Metalloinvest has selected Danieli technology for an upgrade to the top charging system of Blast Furnace No. 3.
The results of the Danieli Automation Q-One power system installed at ABS Sisak meltshop for special steel (Croatia), confirmed an impressive increase of active power availability and EAF efficiency.
Ternium chose Danieli to supply an inventory management system and fully automatic handling equipment that will feed 4.1 Mtpy of slabs to a greenfield hot-strip mill at Pesqueria, Mexico.
Wälzholz relied on Danieli to expand production of high-performance steel strip.
The brand new, 14-m five-strand bloom caster was started successfully after less than 13 months from the contract signature. A joint effort of Valin and Danieli site teams made possible machine erection in just 38 days, limiting the cold tests to just 11 days.
Danieli Olivotto Ferrè successfully started up a Tube Roller Hearth Annealing furnace at Tenaris Tamsa, in Veracruz, part of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of steel pipe for the energy and automotive industries.