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OMK Vyksa, Russia

Heavy-plate mill for pipe grades

Steel grades

Pipe grades up to X120, mechanical-
engineering steel, shipbuilding steel, structural steel

Plate thickness

7 - 150 mm

Plate width

1,400 - 4,800 mm

Plate length

6 - 25 m


1.2 million t/year

Vyksa Steel is one of Russia’s leading manufacturers of line pipes. It’s no coincidence that the company chose SMS group to supply both the new 5.0 m heavy-plate mill and the large-diameter pipe making plant. Furthermore, we supported Vyksa Steel in developing process technologies for the reproducible production of high-strength pipe grades up to strength class X120. 

Core components

  • Walking-beam furnace
  • High-pressure descaler
  • Four-high reversing finishing stand in multi-part construction with hydraulic adjustment systems, work roll bending, and CVC® plus
  • Spray cooling with pre-leveler
  • Hot plate leveler
  • Cooling bed and inspection bed
  • Double-side trimming shear
  • Slitting shear
  • Dividing shear
  • 9/5 cold plate leveler Complete
  • X-Pact® electrical and automation system including Level 3