Tata Steel to upgrade continuous caster in Jamshedpur

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 17:56:48 (GMT+3)   |   Istanbul

Indian steelmaker Tata Steel has announced that it has awarded German plantmaker SMS group the contract to upgrade its CSP continuous caster at its plant in Jamshedpur.

SMS said that commissioning of the first strand is scheduled for the end of 2019, with the upgrade of the second strand planned for the end of 2020.

The CSP plant supplied by SMS group in 2007 and 2010 is designed to produce 2.4 million mt of hot strip between 900 mm and 1,680 mm in width, and 1.0 mm to 20.0 mm in thickness.

Tata Steel uses its CSP plant to manufacture high-quality products. Besides carbon steels, the product mix includes non-grain oriented electrical steel strip, tube grades, and dual-phase steels.

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