CCM upgrade complete at steel plant

Aarti Steels Ltd and SMS Concast, a company of SMS group, have successfully commissioned the revamped continuous casting machine (CCM) for billets in Cuttack-India.

Siam Yamato Steel Co., Ltd.

With a casting radius of 9 m, the two-strand CCM is rated for a capacity of 200,000 tons per year. Before the modernisation, the CCM cast 125, 160 and 200 mm square section sizes. Together with the revamp of the technological part of the CCM, namely the hydraulic oscillation equipment, the secondary cooling system and the withdrawal and straightening unit, the bloom section sizes 240 x 280 mm and 250 x 320 mm have been introduced.
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