X-Pact® Gap Control

Optimum segment gap in all situations

Challenges

  • Optimized strand support
  • Smooth strand guidance
  • Improvement of inner quality
  • Flexible product thickness

Solution

  • Dynamic Taper Control
  • Dynamic Soft Reduction
  • Liquid Core Reduction (for CSP)

Technical advantages

  • Maximum equipment safety
  • Assurance of product quality
  • Higher plant availability

Productivity

  • Less setup time for new thickness

Quality

  • Better inner slab quality (less segregations)
  • Additional turnover: 9,000,000 €/a (per 1 Mio. t, by increase of slab price 3 %)