At the location of NLMK in Lipetsk, Russia, a team of 300 SMS employees performs the daily maintenance work on many plants. This also includes the on- and off-line-maintenance for the reliable and efficient function of the secondary metallurgy (Ladle Furnaces + RH Top Degasser) of converter shop 2.
As a reliable partner, SMS provides for a highly productive plant, which operates economically and serves the cycle times of the entire production process. Optimum quality is ensured by the accurate addition of the alloys (e.g. titanium, aluminium) under vacuum and an effective reduction of undesirable elements (e.g. carbon, hydrogen) determined by NLMK as a function of the characteristics of the final product.