Russia: CherMK commissions first industrial 3D-printer

Severstal has commissioned the first industrial 3D-printer at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works.

Investments totaled 4.3 million rubles.

With the help of the printer the machine-building shop will produce molds for cast parts. The printer is expected to produce around one third of all molds. It takes 16 hours to print one mold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal launches major new production line at Cherepovets Steel Mill

PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steelmaking and mining companies, has launched a production line for polymer-coated rolled steel products at Cherepovets Steel Mill Metal Coating Workshop number 3 (MCW No. 3). The launch ceremony was attended by Alexey Mordashov, Chairman of Severstal’s board of directors, Alexander Shevelev, CEO of Severstal, Oleg…

Russia: Severstal introduces digital predictive model to prevent failures at mill-2000

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works, one of the world’s largest integrated steel plants (a part of Severstal’s Russian Steel division), has launched the commercial operation of a digital predictive model to prevent failures at the hot rolling mill 2000 and thereby reduce its downtime. This model calculates the probability and risk of the pinion stand…

Russia: CherMK finishes BF1 repairs

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has finished the capital repairs of its blast furnace No. 1.

The cost of the repairs was some 1.8 billion rubles. The work has been carried out 9 days earlier.

The repair lasted for 33 days. The work prolonged the BF1 operation by at least 7 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK electricity output up in H1 2017

In January-June Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works produced 2.228 billion kW-h of electricity, up by 0.5% YoY, and the highest result in all its history.

The economical effect from the increase of electricity manufacture reached 66.4 million rubles.

The share of the company’s own electricity totaled 79.4%, up by 0.8% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK increases CHG capacity

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has improved the output of the continuous hot galvanizing machine in its plating shop No. 1.

The machine speed was increased to 180 meters per minute.

With the improved operation the shop has already produced 4 coils of galvanized metal with the total weight of 100 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: CherMK sets new manufacturing record

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has set a new manufacturing record making 75 smeltings on two converters in one shift.

The new schedule on smelting has been prepared with the help of manufacture and orders planning department.

Severstal-Vtorchermet supplied enough scrap.

The previous record was set in June 2015 – 70 smeltings. (Ukrainian metal)