Solutions for the Steel Industry
The slab is red hot when it leaves the continuous casting mill before it is straightened in a plate rolling mill to a length of 80 meters. The rolls move forwards and backwards. The universal joint shafts of this heavy plate mill of Baosteel near Shanghai have been supplied by Voith – and they convince by their reliability and energy efficiency. This was also the reason why Baosteel decided in favor of the Voith solution.
Metal sheets from high-strength steel for any application
When the semi-finished product leaves the plate rolling mill, the slab with its thickness of 50 centimeters has become a thin sheet of metal – five meters wide, 80 meters long. High-strength steel to be used in ship building, bridge construction or in pipelines. China's continuously growing economy has an ever-rising need for steel. Nowhere else is production higher – be it for domestic use or for export purposes.