Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works (part of the Division "Severstal Russian Steel") started hot testing under load on the machine slitting autosheet ASP (6). The project for the construction and installation of the new APR to the site inspection carried out by "Severstal Project" (part of the division, "Severstal Russian Steel") and being implemented by the general contractor, LLC "Specmontazh." Equipment suppliers are the companies:
- New Gencoat (USA)
- Hugo Miebash GmbH (Germany)
- Mesacon (Germany)
- Bronx (England), etc.
Start-up operations are carried out by the company "Severstal-Promservice." Annual capacity of the new unit will be 200 000 tonnes. The unit is built according to the plans of the company "Severstal" to increase the supply in the auto industry, including foreign companies, localizing the production of automotive components in Russia. Your machine will be cutting cold metal thickness from 0.5 mm to 2.0 mm, for the production of facial parts of the car. The unit includes:
- a vertical portion and horizontal inspection bands where it will produce a continuous quality control of the strip surface as the upper and the lower side,
- laser welding machine strips the firm Hugo Miebash GmbH (Germany).
Laser welding machine CSL17, set on Apr 6, is the first machine delivered by Hugo Miebash in Russia, said the agency "Prime". According to the schedule hot tests APR-6 will be completed by the end of December 2012. The output of the unit to the cutting capacity is planned in the first quarter of 2013.