HUAIGANG orders high-performance abrasive cut-off machines with complete peripheral equipment from BRAUN

The Austrian company BRAUN Maschinenfabrik GmbH and its Chinese subsidiary BRAUN Machine Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd. have received another order from a Chinese steel producer.


Jiangsu Lihuai Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (HUAIGANG), an enterprise belonging to the SHAGANG Group, awarded the contract for the supply of the complete equipment for the abrasive cutting facilities required for the modernization of the existing bar rolling mill in Huai´an, Jiangsu Province, PR China.


Apart from two high-performance traverse abrasive cut-off machines of type TS 12 F, suitable for the utilization of cutting wheels with a starting diameter of up to 1,270 mm, all electrical and hydraulical components (supplied by BRAUN Maschinenfabrik GmbH), as well as the complete material handling and transport equipment (supplied by BRAUN Machine Technologies (Beijing) Co., Ltd.) are included in the contractual scope of supply.


The overall engineering, the erection supervison and the commissioning will be provided by the Austrian headquarters of BRAUN in Vöcklabruck.


With the modernized rolling mill, into which both BRAUN cutting facilities including associated equipment will be integrated, up to 600,000 metric tons of rolled bars with diameters ranging from 20 to 70 mm shall be produced. Delivery of the BRAUN equipment shall take place in August 2020, commissioning and final acceptance are scheduled for the 1st quarter 2021.