|•||New technology packages improve slab quality and widen product range|
|•||Industrial production in fully automatic mode from day one|
Siemens Metals Technologies has modernized and put into operation a single-strand continuous caster at Pohang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. (Posco) in Pohang, Korea, for production of stainless steel slabs. SSC 2 caster at Stainless Steel Mill 2 was equipped with a number of technology packages from Siemens, enabling Posco to produce a wide range of different and advanced stainless steel grades, and to further enhance the quality of the slabs cast. From day one, the caster produced high-quality slabs in fully automatic mode. At the beginning of October, Siemens received the Final Acceptance Certificate.