SMS group wins order from Hyundai steel company for horizontal straightener
July 24, 2017
Hyundai Steel Company, Seoul, Korea, has placed an order with SMS group to supply a straightening machine for the medium section mill at its Incheon site. The contract entails replacing the existing straightener, installed in 1995 by the new horizontal roller straightener of type HRM 1400/1250/1100-9M.
With this new horizontal straightener from SMS group, Hyundai Steel will be able to roll larger sheet piles and beams up to a web height of 450 millimeters. Moreover, to extending the product range, the straightener will also help to improve the tolerances and quality of the sections. This straightener type impresses also with reduced maintenance and lower media consumption while maintaining a high level of process reliability.
Commissioning of the straightener is scheduled for autumn 2018.