There are various types of vacuum plant for liquid steelmaking available from SMS group. These state-of-the-art production tools support you in meeting today's (and tomorrow's) demands for final product quality. Following your specific requirements, we design tailor-made solutions that cost-effectively accomplish your metallurgical, logistics, and productivity operations.
Whatever you need in terms of capacity and productivity, you'll find the ideal solution among our three basic RH plant types. To make it easy, we team up with you and create the optimum plant design based on our long experience from many versatile steelmaking plants.
- One vacuum vessel in fixed position
- One treatment position
- Compact design
- Low investment cost
- Standard capacity
- Two movable vacuum vessels
- One treatment position
- Low vessel exchange times
- High productivity
- High capacity
- Two vacuum vessels in fixed position
- Two treatment positions with a common vacuum pump system
- Minimum treatment cycle times
- Maximum flexibility
- Maximum capacity
We always design your vacuum pumps to suit your specific steel plant conditions and process requirements.
Multi-functional TOP lance systems are indispensable for modern, efficient, and cost-effective RH operation.
Optimized ladle handling from arrival to departure is as important as the vacuum treatment itself.
You benefit from our RH-SC® with advanced splash control. It features variable steam nozzles for direct vacuum control.
However, not only a service partner for your plants and machines, SMS group is also there for your staff. Furthermore, You can enroll on standardized and individual training programs designed for you by our SMS TECademy. That ensures you strengthen your competence as a plant owner.
Whether you require one-off equipment checks, continuous condition monitoring, remote service, or regular plant inspections: our service experts will take care of it all. You can even outsource your complete maintenance operations to us. This ensures excellent plant availability plus best production results.
When the spare parts you need are no longer available or the new generation is not 100% compatible, you risk plant standstills. That's why SMS group constantly monitors the availability of all parts and, where necessary, offers modern alternatives - even for parts from third-party suppliers. This ensures competitiveness and full productivity over the entire life cycle of your plant.
Even plants "built to last" need to be critically examined from time to time, because markets and production processes are continuously evolving. Together with you, our service experts will find the best revamp options for your requirements. Once again bang up to date, your plants will then be ready to bolster your strong position on the market.