Continuous annealing furnaces
Two continuous annealing furnaces in the hot dip galvanizing plants of ThyssenKrupp Steel in Alabama, USA

Report: Furnace technology from the rolling mill designer and builder

In the steel and aluminium industries, it was standard practice for many years for investors to split orders for new rolling mills or strip processing lines into three different packages, namely mechanical equipment, electrical equipment and thermal treatment, and to award them separately. It was the task of the investor to coordinate the individual packages and to assume responsibility for the interfaces arising from these. However, the customers are becoming increasingly interested in plantmakers who are prepared to supply the overall integrated plant including process know-how and who are technologically capable of doing this. Working with a full-range plant provider has several advantages.

Read the report by Thilo Sagermann

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