SMS group has supplied a cold rolling mill for aluminium strips to the Chinese aluminium supplier BaoWu Aluminium Technology Ltd. The Chinese firm is a part of the BaoWu Iron and Steel Group. The plant has an annual capacity of about 120,000mt.
The cold rolling mill became operational by rolling its first coil at Sanmenxia in Henan.
The six cold rolling mills have the capacity to process aluminium strips with a maximum width of 2,350mn. The smallest final thickness of the finished strips is 0.15mn
BaoWu Aluminium Technology can roll a wide range of aluminium grades and alloys at the plant.
SMS group has several companies globally active in plant construction and extending mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. The company has global sales of more than EUR 2.9bn.