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strip mill

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(Metallurgy) a mill in which steel slabs are rolled into strips
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It will supply slabs for a 1,780 millimeter hot strip mill, complements the new Zhanjiang facility and is part of a second phase of site development with the aim to reach an annual steel plant capacity of 12.35 million metric tons per year.
Steeped in history A still from the fascinating video Alex showed on the steel-making process at the Hot Strip Mill in Ravenscraig
A feature path will be also be built, tracing the outline of the historic steel strip mill.
ArcelorMittal Bremen, Germany, has contracted SMS group to modernize its hot strip mill with the objective of improving hot strip tolerances.
"In addition to typical capital reinvestment at Columbus, during the next 24 months we plan to invest between $90M and $100M to upgrade certain process lines and hot strip mill capability to increase through-cycle profit margin capability through further product diversification and increased process efficiency, and to increase the range of complex grade, higher-margin production capability.
"In Phase 1, JSW will revamp and restart the electric arc furnace and the slab caster, and modernize the hot strip mill. The proposed investment including the cost of acquisition,is expected to be approximately US$250 million," the statement issued on Friday said.
Tata recently announced a PS14m investment in Port Talbot's hot strip mill, which will allow the mill's volume capacity to increase to more than 150,000 tonnes per annum.
"We believe the 80-inch hot strip mill is capable of the tightest chemistry control and cleanliness in the industry," Laurintzen says.
When one considers that a single hot strip mill can lose up to $30 million in annual revenue to unplanned downtime-and the hot strip mill is only part of the finished steel processes-across the industry, this adds up to billions of dollars.
Figure 1 shows the outline of a typical 1700 mm hot strip mill (HSM).