BENGANG 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.


BENXI Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (BENGANG) awarded BRAUN with the contract for the supply of the complete equipment for the abrasive cutting facilities required for the modernization of the existing small bar rolling mill in Benxi, Liaoning 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 automation, 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.


With this investment the old cut off machines from a competitor will be replaced.


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 12 to 80 mm shall be produced. Delivery of the BRAUN equipment shall take place in September 2021, commissioning and final acceptance are scheduled for the 2nd quarter 2022.