Feng Hsin commissions revamped casting machine
Feng Hsin Iron & Steel successfully commissioned the upgraded casting machine of its plant in Taichung City, Taiwan. The first heat produced sections of 150 mm square. The new Level 1 and Level 2 automation package supplied by SMS Concast allows Feng Hsin to improve both ̶ production processes and output.
In addition to the Level 1 and Level 2 automation, SMS Concast also supplied Feng Hsin with a new 5th casting strand, a hydraulic oscillation unit, an air-mist cooling system of the Z3 type, a withdrawal straightening unit (WSU) and stopper boxes.
“The scope of supply was quite extensive. Nonetheless, we successfully completed already the first cast with all five strands,” says Stefan Rutishauser of SMS Concast.
SMS Siemag AG and SMS Meer GmbH are both companies of SMS group which, under the roof of SMS Holding GmbH, consists of a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry.