INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Wire Rod Mill

WRM-1

The Mill is high speed 4 strand No-Twist continuous mill designed to produce 8,50,000 Tons of wire rod coils per year. Rolled billets of 125 mm x 125 mm square cross section, length ranging from 9.8 m to 10.4 m and weighing approximately 1250 kgs are used. The mill is designed to roll steel stock of 0.9% max. carbon content.

 

WRM-2

The Mill is designed to produce 6,00,000 tons per year of rounds in coil form. The Mill is designed to roll low, medium and high carbon steel, case hardening steel, cold heading quality steel, electrode steel, spring steel, bearing steel and free cutting steel. The mill shall use continuous cast billets of 150 mm X 150 mm square cross section, 12 m length and weighing 2100 kgs approximately, are used as input material.

 

Facilities

WRM-1
  • 7 Stand Roughing Mill (4 Strand rolling).
  • 6 Stand Intermediate Mill (4 Strand rolling).
  • 4X2 Stand Pre-finishing Mill (Single Strand rolling).
  • 4X10 Stand Finishing Mill (MORGAN BLOCK-Single Strand rolling).
WRM-2
  • 6 - Stand Single strand Fast Roughing Mill.
  • 2 - Strand insulated Roller Table.
  • 6 Stand Intermediate Mill - I.
  • 4 Stand Intermediate Mill - II.
  • 2 x 2 pre-finishing train.
  • 2 x 8 - Stand No-Twist blocks.
  • 2 x 4 - Stand Reducing and Sizing Mill (RSM).

Salient Features

  • Highly automated and computerised Rolling Mill.
  • Controlled cooling of Wire Rods, by 'Stelmor' process with Optimesh technology giving high strength and good ductility.
  • Closed loop control for Laying temperature with Morgan patented METCS (Morgan enhanced temperature control system) in WRM-2 to enhance Metallurgical properties.

Capacity

  • WRM-1: 0.85 MT per annum.
  • WRM-2: 0.60 MT per annum.

Product-Mix

WRM-1
  • Plain Rod - 5.5 mm to 12.7 mm diameter. However, sizes up to 14 mm are also being rolled presently.
  • Rebar - 8mm, 10mm and 12mm diameter in coil form.
WRM-2
  • Plain Rod - 5.5 to 20.0 mm in step of 0.5, Plain rod Dia 20.64 mm can also be rolled in future.

Commissioning Dates

WRM-1
  • Walking Hearth Furnace - lighting up - 09.11.1990.
  • Strand 1 & 2 trial operation - 16.03.1991.
  • Strand 3 & 4 trial operation - 21.11.1990.
WRM-2
  • Integrated hot trial run for commissioning - 04.02.2014.