Brochure for the steel industry: Measurement technology at a glance

For the iron and steel industry, WIKA has released a new brochure with its measurement technology for efficient process control. It provides a compact overview of industry-specific products and solutions for pressure, temperature, force, level and flow. The comprehensive selection considers the sometimes extreme process conditions in this market segment, with pressures of up to Read more about Brochure for the steel industry: Measurement technology at a glance[…]

Short installation times for switch cabinet manufacturers

Sonderhoff Italia, part of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, will present its range of products and services at the international trade fair LAMIERA for the sheet metal processing industry in Milan, from May 15 to 18, 2019. This time, the focus will be on the new 3E dosing cell, the entry-level model for standard applications, Read more about Short installation times for switch cabinet manufacturers[…]

World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen

In order to permanently reduce CO2 emissions, ArcelorMittal has developed a low-emissions technology strategy, which targets not only the use of alternative feedstocks and the conversion of CO2 emissions, but also the direct avoidance of carbon (Carbon Direct Avoidance, or CDA). This year, the Group intends to launch a new project in the ArcelorMittal plant Read more about World first for steel: ArcelorMittal investigates the industrial use of pure hydrogen[…]

Additive manufacturing with liquid materials

The use of additive manufacturing processes is increasing within industrial applications, as they bring some significant customer benefits compared to conventional processes. Additive manufacturing is based upon the layered structure of a component. The production time therefore depends on the volume to be applied to the component. The geometric shape of the individual layers has Read more about Additive manufacturing with liquid materials[…]

Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group

Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., China, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply new SMS group ConSo R6 injectors for the electric arc furnace No. 3 in Luhe, Nanjing. Erection and commissioning of the equipment are scheduled for 2019. The main goal of the upgrade is to cope with the future Read more about Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group[…]

Fire protection for buildings

Depending on the size, condition and intended use of a building, the authorities and insurance companies have different requirements. Large-scale and fatal fires in recent years show that the measures taken so far are not sufficient. There are numerous possi-bilities to increase safety through fire protection, both in the construction of new buil-dings and the Read more about Fire protection for buildings[…]

Daehan Pyeongtaek modernizes existing VCC® mill with new SMS group billet welder and VCC® line to produce 5.0-ton coils

DaehanSteel Co. Ltd., South Korea, awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) an order to modernize its existing VCC® (Vertical Compact Coiler) of the rolling mill in its Pyeongtaek plant, which is located in the Seoul area. The plant produces 450,000 tons per year of compact coils in diameters from 10 to 25 millimeters which is internally processed Read more about Daehan Pyeongtaek modernizes existing VCC® mill with new SMS group billet welder and VCC® line to produce 5.0-ton coils[…]

Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production

Prometal Aciérie, Cameroon, Africa, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to supply a new hot rolling mill for rebars, sections and wire rod. The new rolling mill will be designed for the production of straight rebars, angles, channels, flats, squares, beams and wire rod coils, enabling Prometal to expand its product portfolio, covering as Read more about Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production[…]

Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group

Aperam Stainless Belgium has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply an annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip to its Genk plant in Belgium. Production start is scheduled for 2020. With this investment in state-of-the-art and future-oriented plant technology, Aperam will enlarge its product range by material grades for the most demanding applications Read more about Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group[…]

New order from Jindal Group

JSW Steel Ltd. in Toranagallu, India, belonging to Jindal Group, has awarded SMS Concast, a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com), an order covering a 5(6)-strand high-speed billet caster. This project is part of a bigger expansion plan, and the main objective is a productivity increase. The existing steel plant consists of a 160-ton electric arc Read more about New order from Jindal Group[…]