Mönchengladbach, May 08, 2014

SMS Meer

Ziehwerk Plettenberg commissions bright steel center

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Bright Steel Center, type BC 50.

The Ziehwerk (drawing plant) Plettenberg, based in Plettenberg, Germany, has successfully commissioned a bright steel center, type BC 50, supplied by SMS Meer (www.sms-meer.com), Germany. Consequently, Ziehwerk Plettenberg is extending its product range and opens up new markets.

The entire peeling line covers bright steel production for bars ranging between 11 and 55 millimeters in diameter and up to 8,500 millimeters in length. The main part of the plant is the rigid, low-vibration PM1 rotary peeling machine, which is capable of producing high-quality bars with tight tolerances, even with minimal chip removal.

Together with the rotary-peeling machine, a two-roll straightening and polishing machine forms the core unit of the bright steel center. The overall result is good surface quality and straightness of the peeled bars.

What's more, the scope of supply included the safety equipment as well as the electrical and hydraulic systems. The erection and commissioning were also handled by SMS Meer as part of the total package.


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.


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