CSP® caster

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Vertical solid bending (VSB) type CSP® caster

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Vertical liquid bending (VLB) type CSP® caster

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Performance dataVertical solid bending (VSB)Vertical liquid bending (VLB)
Production capacity / strand0.75 - 1.5 million t/year1.5 - 2.2 million t/year
Thickness range90 - 48 mm140 - 90 mm
Slab width790 - 1,930 mm900 - 1,900
Slab thickness90-  48 mm140 - 90 mm
Thickness reduction (LCR plus) ≤30 mm≤7 mm
Casting speed≤7 m/min≤7 m/min
Casting floor height11.7 - 15.8 m9.2 m
Number of segments3 - 58 - n
Steel gradesULC, LC, MC, HC, HSLA, AHSS, Si, DP, CP, IF, API

Your benefits

  • Modern 3D engineering for improved training and easier maintenance
  • Real time simulation for effective training and smooth commissioning in in-house test fields
  • Steep ramp-up curve and shortest time of hot commissioning
  • Highest availability supported by extra-long casting sequences and stepless thickness changes with LCR plus
  • Long-term cooperations with renowned steel producers ensure reflow of operator’s experience into plant design
  • Market leader for thin slab casting since the beginning with 29 plants and 51 strands, resulting in a market share of approx. two thirds
  • Experience of building nearly 1000 casters with more than 2600 strands for flat and long products
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Contact

SMSgroup Schallenberg, Stephan

Stephan Schallenberg

SMS group GmbH
Service Caster
Ohlerkirchweg 66
41069 Mönchengladbach
Germany

Phone : +49 2161 350 3516
Fax : +49 2161 350 1980

SMSgroup Fischer, Lothar

Lothar Fischer

SMS group GmbH
Technical Sales Continuous Casters
Eduard-Schloemann-Straße 4
40237 Düsseldorf
Germany

Phone : +49 211 881 6187
Fax : +49 211 881 776187