Tata Steel Long Products has awarded Danieli with the order for a new SBQ bar and wireod mill to be installed in Jamshedpur –East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand– the first planned industrial city in India. It will produce 500,000 tpy of bars and wirerod.
The new mill will roll 150×150, 200×200 and 240×200 square billets into finished 20-90 mm dia ,round bars and wirerod from 5.5 to 25 mm dia.
The bar mill will consist of a reversible stand followed by 12 housingless stands arranged in H-V configuration, a cooling bed equipped with hardness control by insulated covers and complete bar finishing services.
The wirerod line will feature an 8-pass finishing block and a Twin-Module Block -TMB followed by controlled cooling conveyor and V+H coil handing system.
The high-tech equipment will be manufactured at Danieli quality workshops in Buttrio, Italy, and Sri City, near Chennai, in India.
The investment will enable Tata Steel Long Products to broaden the Tata Steel product portfolio.
This is the first order for a Danieli long product mill received from Tata Steel Group.
Tata Steel Long Products mill will be the 24th Danieli rolling mill in India, and 145th for special bar quality in the world, out of total 573 rolling mills supplied since 1914.
Recently Tata Steel contracted Danieli for a Green Steel hybrid-ready MIDA minimill for quality rebar.