ArcelorMittal Temirtau orders a ladle furnace

06 October 2017

ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan, recently awarded SMS group a purchase order for the supply of a new 290-ton ladle furnace for its plant in Temirtau, Kazakhstan. The SMS group scope of supply will comprise the engineering, mechanical and electrical equipment and supervision of erection and commissioning of the new ladle furnace, gas cleaning plant, additives handling system and water treatment plant.

The ladle furnace allows precise control of the chemical composition and temperature of the liquid steel and slag, thus satisfying an important basic requirement for the further process steps aimed at producing high-quality steel grades and also functions as a buffer for the molten metal upstream of the remaining processing stations.

Commissioning is scheduled for the Q2 2018.