Steel enjoys an unsurpassed wide range of properties: first of all its stiffness-strength-formability relationship contributes to featuring steel a high potential as versatile light-weight construction material. In this respect it pays to use steel, its price cannot be undercut without accepting compromises. This is topped by additional gains comprising high availability, reliability, excellent manufacturability and recyclability. Steel enjoys great popularity amongst designers, most of them are very familiar with it. In intermaterial competition, steel may not win in every single discipline, but steel is the undisputed champion in multi-discipline jobs. This makes steel an indispensable material.

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Breakthrough technology for carbon-free, hydrogen-based direct reduction for iron ore fines

Primetals Technologies has developed the world ́s first direct reduction process for iron ore concentrates from ore beneficiation not requiring any preprocessing like sintering or pelletizing.

Strenx and Hardox steels provide a 30 percent sales boost for Acoplados Salto

Acoplados Salto has seen a 30 percent boost in sales since the company started to use SSAB’s Strenx performance steel and Hardox wear plate in the trailers it manufactures. Since Acoplados Salto started using Strenx and Hardox steels, customer satisfaction has increased considerably, and demand keeps growing.

Bearing solutions in the steelmaking sector

In steelmaking, bearings are deployed in a vast range of plant and equipment serving both upstream and downstream processes, from the storage yard for raw materials to actual rolling and refining operations.

Primetals Technologies connects metals producers to the future at METEC 2019

From June 25 to 29, 2019 Primetals Technologies will be presenting itself to industry experts at the METEC in Düsseldorf, the world's leading trade show for the metals industry.