Angang Steel, China

The line is designed to produce 450,000 tons of galvanized or galvannealed steel strips per year and aims to serve automotive and home appliance industries in south China and the Pearl River Delta.

Ansteel Guangzhou Automobile Steel Co., Ltd. received a future-oriented hot-dip galvanizing line including all electrical and automation systems from SMS group. The new, modern works located in the Chinese province of Guandong is geared to high-quality deep-drawing grades, dual-phase steels and high-strength steels for the automotive industry and is designed for an annual capacity of 450,000 tons of galvanized steel strip and galvannealed coatings.

DUMA-BANDZINK, a company of SMS group, supplied the equipment needed for galvanizing. The robust design of the components is the basis of the vibration-free and highly precise coating process. The vertical radiant-tube furnace supplied by Drever International S.A. stands out due to its energy efficiency and energy recovery technologies.

The total process up to the finished strip comprises entry section, cleaning section, radiant-tube furnace, galvanizing section, induction equipment for galvannealing, cooling systems and post-treatment systems (skin-pass mill stand, tension leveler, roll coater, side trimmer, oiling machine) up to the coiler.

Main technical data

Hot-dip galvanizing line
Capacity450,000 t/y
Process speed180 m/min
Strip width800 - 1,880 mm
Strip thickness0.4 - 2.5 mm
ProductsCQ, DQ, DDQ, EDDQ, HS, DP
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