In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal mastered the manufacture of 27 new rolled metal types.
In particular, Azovstal manufactured new products in the plate-rolling shop. The company started producing 10G2FBU strips with the thickness of 10 to 55 mm to be used in the manufacture of large diameter pipes.
According to new requirement the company started producing construction steel sheet, as well as rolled metal for ship- and machine-building spheres.
Another novelty is the 10HSND and 15HSND steel grade used in construction and in the manufacture of road and mining machines.
Mariupol Ilyich has started manufacturing cold-rolled coils of HC260LA grade with new thickness of 0.6 mm for Poland.
Converter shop began producing continuous cast slabs with the size of 170×900-1500 mm and 250×900-1550 mm for Italy, UK, Indonesia, Turkey and Thailand. Plates with the increased weight of 9.4 tons are shipped to Romania, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Poland, UAE and Spain. (Ukrainian metal)