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Fuxin Special Steel

Stainless steel slab caster for an annual production of 720,000 t

The range of grades produced by the steelworks comprises ferritic, austenitic, and martensitic stainless steels. They are processed on the continuous caster into 200 or 220 mm thick slabs. It's easy to set the slab width during casting to anything from 800 to 1,600 mm.

Continuous caster for stainless steel grades with SMS know-how:

  • Electro-magnetic strand stirrer - engineered by SMS group 
  • Slab store with slowed-down slab cooling
  • X-Pact® electrical and automation system

We also supplied the upstream steelmaking plant.

Key technical data

Continuous casting 1 single-strand vertical bending caster process

Start-up: 2012
Ladle contents: 180 t
Annual production: 720,000 tpy
Slab dimensions: 200 /220 mm × 800 to 1,600 mm
Slab length: 5.0 to 12.0 m
Metallurgical length: 25.8 m
Machine radius: 8.0 m
Vertical length: 2.5 m
Number of segments: 12
Bending points: multi-point bending and straightening

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