Primetals to upgrade slab caster at Angang

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:13:14 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

UK-based plantmaker Primetals Technologies has announced that it has received an order from the Chinese steel producer Angang Iron & Steel Group Co. (Angang) to modernize a continuous slab caster at its Anshan plant. The objectives of the project are to improve the slab quality for use in the subsequent plate mill and to increase maximum slab thickness from 300 mm to 360 mm.

The modernization is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2019.

The plant processes medium carbon to high carbon steels, micro-alloyed, low-alloyed, alloyed and high-alloyed steels, as well as pipe and plate grades.

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