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Vizag steel achieves yet another significant milestone in steel making by producing 430 mm Rounds.    27-Jul-2019     View PDF हिंदी में पढ़े


RINL-Visakhapatnam steel plant achieved yet another significant mile stone in steel making by casting high quality 430 mm Rounds from Caster 4 in  SMS-2 on 27th July.The Caster was built at a cost of around RS 200 crores in Steel Melt Shop-2, to produce higher dia 430 mm Rounds for the first time in India. The new facility is also is capable of casting all grades of steel through submerged casting route. Shri P.K.Rath, CMD RINL commended SMS-2 collective, particularly the Projects and Works division and the agencies involved for successfully producing the exclusive product. He attributed the success to the great commitment and hardwork of vizag steel collective. He mentioned that RINL is always in forefront in adapting new technologies in steel making process and widely known as a quality steel maker. The new Caster is the prime source of raw material for the upcoming forged wheel plant at Rae Bareli in UP, which is scheduled to be commissioned during Sept 2019. The Rounds can be used in Seamless pipe, precious forging and wheel application etc. The Caster is also equipped with state of the art Autopower Feeders, Auto Cutter, Duburrer, Automatic strand wise marking from SMS Concast. The Caster also has facility for slow cooling incase of critical grades. The Caster was also designed to produce high quality blooms and rounds. The auxiliary and other balancing facilities in SMS-2 were also commissioned.