• Heat size of 295 metric tons makes VOD plant largest in the world
  • VOD treatments allows production of special steels with very low carbon content
  • First production of some special stainless steel grades in Turkey
  • Broadens product range and opens up additional markets for Çolakoğlu
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  • EAF Quantum furnace has a tapping weight of 120 metric tons and can be charged with many different kinds of steel scrap
  • Twin ladle furnace has a capacity of 120 metric tons of liquid steel
  • Very low electrical energy consumption per metric ton of liquid steel
  • Plant concept reduces working costs and CO 2 emissions
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Kobe Steel, Ltd. announces that it has successfully demonstrated the technology that can reduce a significant amount of CO2 emissions from blast furnace operations, combining the technologies of Midrex1 in the engineering business and the blast furnace operation technology in the iron and steel business. This achievement is a result of the integrated efforts of the Kobe Steel Group (also known as the KOBELCO Group) leveraging its diverse businesses. The demonstration test was conducted for a month at a large blast furnace (4,844 m3) of the Kakogawa Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan in October 2020.

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  • World's first application of SRD (Single-Roll DynaGap) segments in billet caster
  • SRD segments enable final solidification point to be followed precisely
  • Soft and Hard Reduction to be applied by SRD segments
  • Individually controlled rolls adjust optimally to strand condition
  • Technological packages further enhance internal billet quality
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SMS group commissions new aluminium cold rolling mill at BaoWu Aluminium Technology in good time

SMS group supplied a state-of-the-art cold rolling mill for aluminium strips to the Chinese aluminium supplier BaoWu Aluminium Technology Ltd., which belongs to the BaoWu Iron and Steel Group Co., Ltd., the largest steel producer in China.

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