1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rouge Steel Company (NYSE: ROU) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a $67 million continuous slab
caster capacity expansion project that will increase the Company's continuous cast capability to 100% by 1996.
The Direct Hot Charge Complex consists of a new continuous slab
caster, ladle metallurgy facility and associated computer-controlled robotic chemistry lab, as well as a new walking beam furnace.
In addition, modifications to the company's continuous slab
caster in Middletown were begun in the quarter.
The basic oxygen furnace and continuous slab
caster, which also underwent significant maintenance during the reline, restarted steelmaking operations today.
It involved installation of hydraulic automatic gauge control and reconstruction of the mill's continuous slab
handling and cutting facilities and reheating furnaces.
UBT and Quadro Foamat (QFM) for continuous slab
stock production of flexible foam; Nova Flex system, which introduces C[O.
Baosteel declared that it has inked a contract with Austria-based Siemens VAI Metals Technologies to deliver 2,150 mm continuous slab
casting equipment for its Zhanjiang Steel project.
Simulation of fluid flow inside a continuous slab
The project includes two 825,000 tons/year Midrex DRI modules, a steelmaking plant with two electric arc furnaces, two ladle furnaces and a twostand continuous slab
1 continuous slab
caster, it needed efficient and reliable products and services to minimize operating disruptions.
The Edgar Thomson Plant has two blast furnaces, two steelmaking vessels and a continuous slab
caster and has an annual raw steel capability of 2.
Timbers divide the floor into sections, giving the rooms a more intimate scale than a continuous slab
would have provided.