Guild to supply fiber laser welder to a Steel Producer
Guild International announced that they have been chosen to supply a state-of-the-art fiber laser welder for a new direct rolling, annealing and pickling line being built for one of the largest steel producers in the world.
Automated container-type pickling systems
An innovative new pickling system which is fully automated and completely enclosed offers a more environmentally-friendly and safe way for stainless steel manufacturers to pickle their products.
‘HFree’ – Hydrofluoric acid free pickling
A new pickling process which does not require the use of hydrofluoric acid has been developed as part of a project funded by the EU through the LIFE programme (project code: 13 ENV/IT/000440). The process is beneficial in terms of both the environment and energy consumption. This article analyses the characteristics of the wastewater treatment process deriving from the new pickling process which eliminates once and for all the presence of hydrofluoric acid in the base solution.
Inline skin pass mill for Italy
ThyssenKrupp Acciai Speciali Terni SpA, Italy, has placed an order for delivery of an inline skin pass mill with associated equipment with SMS Demag INNSE SpA, Italy.
Voest-Alpine Industrieanlagenbau (VAI), Austria, has been awarded a contract to modernise the wire-coil pickling line at Voestalpine Austria Draht’s Leoben, Donawitz, plant.
New cold strip line ThyssenKrupp Nirosta
ThyssenKrupp Nirosta GmbH has inaugurated a new cold strip line, highly advanced in terms of quality, energy efficiency and environmental compatibility.
Andritz to supply Chinese producer
Andritz will supply Ningbo Baoxin Stainless, one of the largest stainless steel producers in China, with a 20-high-rolling mill as well as an annealing and pickling line for hot-rolled stainless steel strip with a total value of more than EUR 50 million.
World’s largest stainless plant inaugurated
On 7 May AvestaPolarit's Tornio Works were inaugurated, marking the end of a three-year phase in the investment project to more than double the steelmaking and rolling capacity for stainless steel at the works.
Baosteel starts up stainless anneal/pickle line
Baosteel Group's Ningo Baoxin Stainless Steel Co., Ningbo, China, recently started production of its stainless steel coil annealing and pickling line (APL2).
Stainless used in airport rebuild
In 1996, a fire destroyed part of Düsseldorf airport and for safety reasons the authorities decided that it should be completely rebuilt.