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Primetals Technologies receives FAC for modernization of electric arc furnace from EVRAZ ZSMK

Steel News - Published on Wed, 17 Jan 2018

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In November, EVRAZ Consolidated West Siberian Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ ZSMK) issued the final acceptance certificate for an electric arc furnace modernized by Primetals Technologies. Electric arc furnace no. 2 is providing with blooms the EVRAZ ZSMK rail mill located in Novokuznetsk, Siberia. The object of the project was to improve the productivity of the furnace still further, in particular by shortening the tap-to-tap times and reducing electrode consumption. Primetals Technologies had received the order in July 2015.

EVRAZ ZSMK runs two production facilities for long products and rails in Novokuznetsk in the Kemerovo Oblast. The rail mill has an electric arc furnace, one bloom continuous caster, one rail and section rolling line. Rails with a length of up to 100 meters are produced according to international standards for both the Russian market and for export.

For the modernization project, Primetals Technologies supplied two new upper shells, an RCB (Refining Combined Burner) system including valve stands, and systems for blowing in coal and lime.

Highly efficient energy input at an electric arc furnace with the aid of modern process control from Primetals Technologies.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Wed, 17 Jan 2018
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