Danieli Centro Met will supply a new electric-arc furnace (EAF) melt shop and 7-strand bloom caster for United Metallurgical company (OMK) at Vyksa Steel works. The new furnace will be capable of producing 1.8mn mt of steel per year with 800,000mt of it to be cast into blooms for pipe, steel rail products and springs.
The 180t EAF will be equipped with two twin-ladle furnaces, a vacuum degasser, a bloom conticaster and an emission handling facility. The project installation will be located at Vyksa Steel works of the Russian Federation, with commencement slated for 2023.
The Vyska EAF will operate hand-in-hand with Danieli’s DRI plant at this facility. The furnace will be supplied by its quality strip production minimill that currently produces tubing and steel slab casting grades.