Continuous caster from Siemens commences operation at Jindal Steel & Power


Annual production capacity is 1.5 million metric tons of slabs
Continuous caster produces primary material for wide strip mill supplied by Siemens
Production focuses on sheet metal and tube grades

At the Angul plant of the Indian steel producer Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL), a single-strand continuous casting machine from Siemens Metals Technologies commenced operation in August. The caster has a designed annual capacity of 1.5 million metric tons of slabs. It produces a broad range of grades that extends from ultra-low-carbon (ULC) to high-carbon (HC) steels and also encompasses microalloyed and low-alloy steel grades. One focus is on production of primary material for sheet metal and tube grades on a wide strip mill also supplied by Siemens.