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Rolling mill stand geometry for maintenance of the mill

Correct mill stand geometry is essential for effective and accurate gauge control, strip/plate quality and maintenance of the mill and its associated parts, like bearings, chocks, hydraulic clamps, bending and balancing systems as well as gauge control systems.

ABB delivers automation for tandem cold rolling mill

One of Europe’s best-in-class steel producers has chosen digital technology leader ABB to provide a complete automation and electrical package for the tandem cold rolling mill of their steel plant based in Europe.

Voestalpine opens mill at Böhler Bleche

Voestalpine, the steel-based technology and capital goods group, inaugurated a duo reversing rolling stand for the production of premium steel plates in Mürzzuschlag. This is the largest investment by the Special Steel Division headed by Franz Rotter, at the location of the Styrian plant of Böhler Bleche, a Voestalpine Group company.

Siemens to construct long-product rolling mill in UAE

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from United Steel Industries to construct a long-product rolling mill in the United Arab Emirates. The plant will be built in the Fujairah Free Zone, and designed for a production capacity of up to 950,000 tons of structural steel per annum.

Siemens wins AOD converter supply order

Siemens VAI Metals Technologies has won an order from Viraj Profiles Limited to supply an argon oxygen decarburization converter for its plant in Tarapur, Maharashtra. The new converter will allow the company to increase the stainless steel output required for its rolling mills.

Siemens VAI to supply rolling mill for stainless

Siemens VAI Metals Technologies (Siemens) is constructing a new rolling mill for stainless steel bar and light profiles in India for Viraj Profiles Limited (Viraj Profiles). As per the agreement, Siemens will design, engineer and deliver mechanical, electrical and automation equipment. The value of the order is estimated in the double digit million Euro range.

Taiyuan Steel expands via innovation program

Taiyuan Iron and Steel Corporation (Taiyuan Steel) has completed the main portion of their technical innovation program for their high strength precision steel strip production.

World’s first continuous tandem mill

POSCO has awarded a contract to SMS Demag the supply of a continuous tandem mill with 18-high cold rolling stands for the economical production of high-quality special steel strip.

Timken upgrades rolling mill

Timken Latrobe Steel will modernise its rolling mill located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania/USA incorporating equipment manufactured by Friedrich Kocks GmbH & Co KG, Hilden/Germany.

Performance audit

Elgiloy Specialty Metals has purchased a Millcheck rolling mill shape performance audit from Industrial Automation Services (IAS) for the single-stand reversing cold mill at its facility in Hampshire, Illinois.