Primetals Technologies to upgrade continuous slab caster for China Steel Corporation in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Molds and associated equipment will be thoroughly modernized
Technology packages will increase flexibility, product quality and minimize breakouts

In June, Primetals Technologies received an order from Taiwanese steel producer China Steel Corporation (CSC) to upgrade the continuous slab caster S6 at the company´s Kaohsiung plant. The project includes the replacement of obsolete or redundant features via the modernization of the mold and the installation of proven technology packages. The aim is to increase flexibility, product quality and to minimize breakouts. The upgrade will also consider possible additional enhancement features in future. Start-up of the modernized caster is expected in mid-2018.