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SAIL RSP Sets National Record for Steel Heats with BOF Supplied by SMS Group

Steel News - Published on Wed, 05 Aug 2020

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Steel Authority of India Limited’s Rourkela Steel Plant has set a national record with the BOF converter supplied by SMS group, a global leading partner for the metal industry. BOF 3 of 150 tonne nominal capacity at Steel Melting Shop 2 at SAIL's Rourkela Steel Plant, supplied by SMS group, has set a national record on 2nd July by achieving a production of 48 heats in 24 hours operation. This achievement demonstrates the quality of the supplied equipment, along with state of the art automation system, which could be fully utilized by the excellent man-power at Rourkela Steel Plant. This type of quantum leap in raising the bar will not only motivate the steel collective, for making efforts towards excellence, but also set a new trend of setting an international bench mark and facilitate technological advancement in the area of steel making. These activities will also help in optimizing the resource management and confidence building of the team.

The upstream facilities supplied the required raw material with the stipulated grade and volume. Different functions and support departments worked perfectly in tandem to make this event happen. SMS group congratulates all departments of Rourkela Steel Plant like Operations. Maintenance. Production planning & Coordination, Calcining Plant 2, Oxygen Plant, Material Recovery Department, Research and Control Lab. Refractory Engineering Services, Instrumentation and Automation and all other functions which played a key role to achieve this success.

This record has reiterated the faith entrusted by all customers in the technological superiority of SMS group equipment. All employees of SMS group are proud to have been associated with Rourkela Steel Plant in achieving this milestone. SMS group once again congratulates the Rourkela Steel Plant project team which executed this project together with SMS group project team. We look forward to setting up more such plants in India to enable all our customers to break more and more such records.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Wed, 05 Aug 2020
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