The building began life as a cloth finishing mill
with part of the property dating back to 1774.
The company utilizes in-line gear pump units on each of its three mixing lines that are fed directly from the finishing mill
. As material is fed through the gear pump, the temperature controlled chamber ensures a low material temperature increase, despite high pressure within the gear pump.
The plant recently completed a major expansion, adding a new three-stand hot finishing mill
as well as a pusher furnace and annealing furnaces.
In hot/cold tandem rolling mills, in terms of product quality, the key unit is the finishing mill
group, which consists of 5 mill stands in cold rolling and 7 mill stands in hot rolling.
The strip elongation is so great that the piece can straddle a region from the finishing mill
(FM) approach tables to the coiler.
Caption: Workers smooth out freshly poured concrete in the finishing mill
Hot rolled steel is presented to the billet saw from the No.2 finishing mill
, in sizes ranging from 180 mm to 300 mm at a temperature of about 800 degrees centigrade.
He might perform maintenance on motors in the finishing mill
one day, and build pressure switches for pumps the next.
The equipment to be supplied by Siemens includes a 10-stand monoblock finishing mill
, pinch rolls, the laying head, a cooling conveyor, and machines for forming and compacting coils.
1200 jobs lost Gartcosh finishing mill
Closed in 1986 Barony and Bilston Glen pits Closed in 1989.
The firm will be headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and will benefit from Esmark's presence in the US state where it holds steel group subsidiary Independent Steel, Esmark Aviation group subsidiary, its cold-rolled finishing mill
based in Yorkville and a 50% stake in Ohio Coatings Companya[euro](tm)s tin plate production facility.Country: USASector: Business and Consumer ServicesTarget: Esmark Technologies Buyer: Stahlschmidt Incorporated, Bouchard Group LLCVendor: Esmark IncType: Corporate acquisition, LBOStatus: Closed