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Zaporizhstal Iron & Steel Works, BF-3 revamp awarded to DNEPROHYDROMACH
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Zaporizhstal Iron & Steel Works, BF-3 revamp awarded to DNEPROHYDROMACH

In August 2015, DNEPROHYDROMACH has signed the Contract for supply of second cast house equipment set for BF-3 revamp project of Zaporizhstal Iron & Steel Works.

 

Frst set of hydraulic cast house equipment on BF-3 was commissioned by us in 2000. This occasion became a historical day for DNEPROHYDROMACH -- Metallurgical Plant "Zaporizhstal" has become the first Customer for this class of equipment and first modern Blast Furnace with hydraulic equipment in Ukraine.

 

The reason for cast house equipment replacement is capital repair of the Blast Furnace, scheduled in 2017. During equipment operation within last 16 years, not a single serious failure of machines were detected, equipment is fully functional and its service life is not less than 20 years.

 

Since 2000 our Company is constantly working on equipment design improvements, increase of reliability and mainteinability of certain elements. After 17 years from the very first installation, our valued Costumer "Zaporizhstal Iron & Steel Works" will get the latest equipment design, introducing modern and efficient tapping technology.