Primetals Technologies to modernize continuous slab caster for Angang Iron & Steel

Modernization to improve productivity and product quality

Greater flexibility for product mix and casting formats
Fast project implementation will minimize downtimes

Angang Iron & Steel Group Co., a Chinese steel producer, has awarded Primetals Technologies an order to modernize the twin-strand continuous slab caster CCM1 in steel works no. 3 at its Anshan plant. The objectives of the project are to improve the product quality and productivity, and also to increase the flexibility of the processing of different steel grades and casting formats. The casting plant will be equipped with modern equipment and technology packages, including DynaGap Soft Reduction to improve the interior quality of the slabs. In order to minimize shutdown times, the project planning attached particular importance to a quick implementation. The modernization is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2018.