• 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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  • Marks the first EAF Quantum in continuous operation in China
  • Electrical energy consumption per metric ton of liquid steel is very low, as are operating costs and CO 2 emissions
  • Short project duration
  • Ready for Industry 4.0

In November 2020, an EAF Quantum electric arc furnace and a ladle furnace supplied by Primetals Technologies went productive at a greenfield project of Wuzhou Yongda Special Steel Co., Ltd. (Wuzhou Yongda) in Wuzhou city, in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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Rio Tinto, Paul Wurth S.A. and SHS-Stahl-Holding-Saar GmbH & Co. KGaA (SHS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the production of a low-carbon steel feedstock. This partnership brings together a leading global miner, an international leader in the design and supply of engineering solutions for integrated steelmakers and one of Europe’s best-known steelmakers.

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  • Welded billets permit endless rolling with high product quality
  • Considerable boost in plant output and utilization levels
  • First use of ERT-EBROS in Italy

In late December 2020, Italian steel producer Ferriera Valsabbia S.p.A. issued the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) to Primetals Technologies for the supply ERT-EBROS of endless rolling technology for the company's existing bar rolling mill in Odolo, Brescia province.

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