In Chelyabinsk to "Asha Metallurgical Plant" the fundamental reconstruction of plate rolling. It clarifies the "Ural-press-inform" in the company’s management plans — to make it more modern and high-tech, changing not only the equipment, but also the working conditions of staff.
This upgrade — the planned continuation of modernization AMZ, which began with the reconstruction of steelmaking. Recall that in 2010 were halted open-hearth furnace and put into operation unique to the CIS 120-ton electric arc furnace annual output of one million tons of liquid steel conveyor loading of metal stock.
Fixed assets to be invested in a single-stand four-high rolling mill "2800", which will produce PAO "Novokramatorsky Machine Building Plant" (Ukraine), who participated in the commissioning of Asha mills "1400" and "1500". When you enter it into operation current mill "2850" will be stopped.
Production of roll grinding equipment for specialized workshop will take over the Italian company Pomini group Tenova.
In addition, the shop racks are fitted refrigerators, which are designed for cooling the rolled sheet. There will be an inspection racks, which in addition to its main function of cooling the metal will inspect peals and removing defects from their surface. Provided, and a new line of cutting, equipped with scissors longitudinal and transverse cutting, allowing to cut metal thickness up to 50 mm. Thicker sheets will cut gas cutting machine. Also, there will be an automated installation and ultrasonic testing equipment for weighing and packaging of finished products.
Reconstruction plate rolling Ashinsky will produce sheet metal thickness from five to 70 millimeters in width and 2.5 meters in length and 12 meters in a wide range of steels. Now the company‘s specialists are busy discussing the intricacies of contracts with new suppliers, approval of the design decisions and the relocation of the factory communications.