China’s Junan city in Shandong province is scaling up its high-end stainless steel production construction through three new projects and three upgrades, according to China Metallurgical news.
Linyi Iron and Steel Group’s special steel plant
The plant with an annual capacity of 2.7mn mt of special steel is a new project in Junan city. Plant includes 2770 cubic meter blast furnace with an annual output of 2.13mn mt of molten iron, two 120 converters, three billet casting machines, with an annual output of 2.7mn mt of molten steel and three steel bar production lines.
Shandong Iron and Steel Group’s Yongfeng Lingang advanced steel base
The plant consists of four high-temperature non-heating special steel production lines with an annual production of 6mn mt of special steel. On completion of the project will become the largest processing base for automobile, mechanical and hardware parts and mould parts in Jiangbei, and form an influential distribution centre of standard parts in the whole country. Construction started in March and the plant will be completed and put into production by the end of December 2021.
Linyi Iron and Steel Group’s high-end stainless-steel plant
The first phase of the new plant with a 90-ton electric furnace, 30-ton alloy melting furnaces, two 90-ton refining furnaces, and other equipment is under construction.
Linyi Yichen company’s nickel-chromium alloy
An eco-friendly stainless steel plant which adopts the most advanced Rotary Kiln-Mineral heating Furnace (RKEF) technology is under construction. The project will have an annual production capacity of 500,000 mt. The first phase of the nickel-chromium alloy production line is scheduled to be completed and put into operation by the end of October.
Meide Group’s fluid transportation accessories plant
Maide Group is building a high-performance fluid transportation accessories plant with an annual capacity of 200,000mt. It has a melting workshop, a metal surface treatment workshop, and 10 automated production lines.
Shandong Yongan Haoyu steel pipe plant
The annual production capacity of this plant is 1.2mn mt of seamless steel pipes. The plant has nine new production lines and 285 new equipment.