Oct. 13, 2017 - ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan, recently ordered a new 290-ton ladle furnace from SMS group for its plant in Temirtau, Kazakhstan.
The ladle furnace allows precise control of the chemical composition and temperature of the liquid steel and slag, thus satisfying an important basic requirement for the further process steps aimed at producing high-quality steel grades and also functions as a buffer for the molten metal upstream of the remaining processing stations. Commissioning is scheduled in the second quarter of 2018.
ArcelorMittal Temirtau is one of the largest producers in Kazakhstan’s steel and mining sector. The integrated steel plant located in Temirtau has an annual capacity of four million tons of crude steel and produces hot and cold rolled steel, tin plates, galvanized steel and polymer-coated coils, welded pipes, coke, and chemical by-products.