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Shandong Steel orders new slab caster

Friday, 17 February 2017 11:26:10 (GMT+3)   -   Istanbul
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German plantmaker SMS group  has announced that it has received an order from Rizhao Province-based Chinese steelmaker Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co Ltd (Shandong Steel) to supply a continuous caster for ultra-wide slabs. 
 
The single-strand caster will have an annual production capacity of 1.5 million mt of steel slabs with widths of up to 3,250 mm and of 150 mm in thickness. The caster will produce structural steel grades as well as micro- and low-alloy steel grades. Peritectic grades will make up more than 45 percent of the overall production. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2018.


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