October 11, 2018

Expansion Joints for the Blast Furnaces of Steel Plant in South America

Several Universal Tied Expansion Joints DN1900 have been manufactured for the blast furnaces of one of the largest Steel Plants in South America.

This units are used to absorb 108 mm of lateral movement in all planes. The tie rods are provided in sets of two or more, equally distributed around the circumference of the expansion joint.

The plant is an integrated steel company that obtains crude iron by reducing pellets and iron ore in its blast furnaces. The steel produced in the oxygen converters steel mill is transformed into various products destined for the national and international market. Production is exported mainly to countries such as China, Japan and Bahrain.