In the fourth rolling plant MMK (Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk region) started preparations for the launch of two new heating furnaces, equipment which is manufactured by the Italian company «Tenova».
As part of the reconstruction of the hot rolling mill in 2500 to replace the existing shop at six heating furnaces will be built and put into operation three new furnace. These days they are preparing for the launch of two of them. In November, they are placed on drying, then start commissioning — working all modes, test rolling, scrolling mechanisms in cool mode. Both furnaces must be put into operation in January 2013.
Assembled and installed the main building, where the units are completed roofing, sheathing of the building. In the near future here will be served warm. Nearing the end of the construction of a new cooling cycles mill equipment, auxiliary facilities are being built, including gazopovysitelnuyu and gas mixing station. They will also be put into operation at the end of this year.
Dismantled one of the six existing today in the shop of the old heating furnaces. After reaching the production capacity of the new (third furnace are planning to launch in autumn 2013) builders will start to dismantle the rest of the old furnaces. As part of the reconstruction of the camp will be updated production line in the roughing mill, finishing mill, intermediate roller table, reel, line transporting and cleaning the rolls. Provides updated technology infrastructure: new mill will be equipped with the most modern means of automation, control and monitoring of the rolling process.
The second phase of renovation includes reconstruction of the finishing train. This will provide an opportunity to significantly expand the range of products branded products. The general contractor for the construction of acts of "Prokatmontazh." The manufacturer of the main technological equipment 2,500 hot rolling mill made Novokramatorsky Machine Works (Ukraine). After revamping its performance in 2500 will increase from 4 to 5.5 million tons per year. Large-scale reconstruction in the workshop held at the operating plant.