Siemens VAI Metals Technologies received a major order from SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited) for the supply of four long-product casters to be installed at its Bhilai steel plant. The project includes basic and detail engineering as well as the equipment for two 6-strand billet casters, one 6-strand billet/bloom combi-caster and one 3-strand beam-blank caster. The two billet casters will produce rebar and high-quality steels, which will include forging-quality, high-carbon, cold-heading, spring-steel, electrode-quality and alloyed construction-steel grades.
The project is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2011. The new casters are part of a modernization and 7-million-ton/year steel-capacity expansion project under way at Bhilai.
I want to hear from you. Tell me how we can improve.
Check out the April 2021 issue of FORGE, featuring our cover story on the "Ovako's Vacuum Degassing Process Improves Forging-Steel Grades", "Back to the Future: Revisiting AM Predictions from 2012", "Viral Marketing during COVID-19", and much more.