Jilin Midas gets aluminum cold rolling mill


SMS Siemag, Germany has been awarded a contract for the supply of a single-stand, six-high rolling mill for the production of aluminum strip by Jilin Midas Light Alloy Co., Ltd. of China.

Midas Holdings Limited is expanding its manufacturing potential for flat-rolled aluminum products with the investment in the new cold rolling mill. The cold rolling mill has a six-high design with CVC plus® technology.

The first strip is scheduled to roll on this mill summer, 2014.

SMS Siemag’s supply scope includes all essential mechanical equipment and systems. These include the coiler and gear unit, mill stand with drive train, actuator systems of the mill stand, utilities supply systems and a multiplate filter for cleaning the rolling oil.

The technological equipment comprises CVC plus, work and intermediate roll bending systems, multi-zone cooling, DS system and the hot edge spray system.

Jilin Midas Light Alloy Co., Ltd. was founded in March, 2011 and it is a subsidiary of Singapore Midas Holdings Limited, which produces aluminum sections for rail traffic applications at its headquarters.

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