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[…]

Extruder screws in the fast lane

ROWA Masterbatch and ROMIRA are equally renowned as industry specialists for the highest quality standards and products tailored to the customer. A common, technical core competence of the companies is less well known: The extruder screw facility (the Schneckenhaus) in which the pairs of extruder shafts are stored. The spaces of the extruder screw facility Read more about Extruder screws in the fast lane[…]

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[…]

JSPL Angul and SMS group commission new combi-caster

Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), Angul, India, and SMS group (www.sms-group.com), have successfully commissioned the high-speed seven-strand combi-caster established at the Angul Odisha plant in India. This combi-caster is the largest high-speed billet caster in India and was commissioned within 12 months only from project start. The combi-caster was designed in cooperation with SMS Read more about JSPL Angul and SMS group commission new combi-caster[…]

Maximum design flexibility when casting

KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH has introduced a newly developed casting process onto the market. This joint venture between Rheinmetall Automotive and China’s HUAYU Automotive Systems has developed a production process for the new Chinese plant in Guangde, one that is particularly suitable for highly complex engine block geometries and electric motor housings. In the Neckarsulm Read more about Maximum design flexibility when casting[…]

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[…]

MMK relies on PQA® for quality management across all processes

Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK), Russia, has placed an order with MET/Con, an SMS group company (www.sms-group.com), for the implementation of the quality management system PQA® (Product Quality Analyzer). Together, MMK, SMS group and MET/Con intend to set a milestone with this project and show how the location’s performance and quality levels can be Read more about MMK relies on PQA® for quality management across all processes[…]

New modular DC UPS system for DIN rail mounting with safe LiFePO4 battery technology and maintenance-free Supercaps

The modular DC UPS system UPSI from Bicker Elektronik (Donauwoerth/Germany), ensures the uninterruptible 12V and 24V DC power supply and thus the fail-safe availability of process-relevant systems and components. The UPSI system provides effective protection against power outages, flicker, fluctuations or voltage dips in the DC power supply, eliminating costly plant or system downtime. The Read more about New modular DC UPS system for DIN rail mounting with safe LiFePO4 battery technology and maintenance-free Supercaps[…]

Recycled Metal Market to cross $125bn by 2024 Key Players Steel Dynamics, Inc, Nucor Corporation, Schnitzer Steel, Novelis, Aurubis AG

According to Global Market Insights, Inc. Recycled Metal Market size is forecast to exceed USD 125 billion by 2024. Europe recycled metal market share is projected witness gains of more than 4% during the forecast timeframe. This is primarily due to stringent laws and legislations imposed by environmental regulatory bodies in Europe, which has triggered Read more about Recycled Metal Market to cross $125bn by 2024 Key Players Steel Dynamics, Inc, Nucor Corporation, Schnitzer Steel, Novelis, Aurubis AG[…]

POSCO Pohang modernizes its wire rod and bar-in-coil mill #2 with SMS group

Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO), the fifth largest steel producer in the world and largest in Korea, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to modernize its existing wire rod mill at its Pohang works. The plant presently produces 540,000 tons per year of wire rod and bar-in-coils for automotive applications in the diameter Read more about POSCO Pohang modernizes its wire rod and bar-in-coil mill #2 with SMS group[…]