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[…]

Positive results for EuroBLECH 2018: Digitalisation sets the tone at the world’s leading exhibition for the sheet metal working industry

The 25th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition, EuroBLECH 2018, ended last week after four successful show days. A total of 56,301 visitors from around the world came to Hanover to get an overview of the latest innovations and digital technologies for sheet metal working and to invest in new manufacturing machinery. A total of Read more about Positive results for EuroBLECH 2018: Digitalisation sets the tone at the world’s leading exhibition for the sheet metal working industry[…]

White paper on battery technologies for safe and durable DC UPS systems

Bicker Elektronik (Donauwoerth/Germany) publishes a white paper titled "Selecting the right battery technology for long-lasting and safe DC UPS systems". The fail-safe availability of process-relevant systems and components begins quite fundamentally with the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and the associated protection against power failures, flicker, fluctuations or voltage dips in the 12V or 24V DC Read more about White paper on battery technologies for safe and durable DC UPS systems[…]

Shandong Rizhao grants SMS group FAC for high-capacity hot strip mill

Chinese steel producer Shandong Iron & Steel Rizhao has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for the new high-capacity hot strip only seven months after rolling the first coil. The hot strip mill is part of a large-scale order which the Chinese steel producer had placed with SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The complete order comprises the hot Read more about Shandong Rizhao grants SMS group FAC for high-capacity hot strip mill[…]

SurTec Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

SurTec, the specialist for surface technology celebrated its 25th birthday in Bensheim on September 28, 2018. In the context of a major, international conference, the company looked back on 25 years of innovative solutions in chemical surface technology. Among the guests were employees and former colleagues, long-standing customers and the founders and friends of the Read more about SurTec Celebrates its 25th Anniversary[…]

Lightweight Forging III: 480 Project Ideas for Lighter Vehicles – Initial Project Results at the IZB Wolfsburg in October

In the third phase of The Lightweight Forging Initiative, 39 steel manufacturers and forging companies from Europe, Japan and the US came together in 2017 with the aim of uncovering the lightweighting potential in a hybrid passenger car as well as in the power-transmitting components of a conventional truck powertrain. Phase III began in July Read more about Lightweight Forging III: 480 Project Ideas for Lighter Vehicles – Initial Project Results at the IZB Wolfsburg in October[…]