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Hot rolling

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Our plants give you what you need to respond flexibly to market demands. What you can expect from our hot rolling mills are high productivity and cost-effectiveness.

Depending on your final products and production volume, we develop custom solutions - wherever you are in the world. These range from complete new plants to modernizations and service schemes for existing equipment.

As a system supplier, we offer you mechanics, electrical and automation systems, plus technological expertise from a single source. That ensures the products you make on SMS plants always make the grade in terms of both quality and efficiency.

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CSP® (Compact Strip Production) is the world's leading thin slab technology. That's because CSP® has so much to offer - above all: high cost efficiency, a broad product spectrum, and excellent strip quality.

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Whether skyscrapers or offshore platforms, giant bridges or pipelines, mobile cranes or container ships - heavy plate mills cover a vast range of applications. Ideal for all these products are heavy-plate mills from SMS group. As a system supplier, SMS group offers you the complete technology from reheating furnaces to heat treatment.

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Hot strip mills from SMS group are all-round plants for high-quality hot strip designed to produce flat steel from thin strip with a minimum final gauge of 1.2 millimeters to high-strength pipe steels up to 25.4 millimeters thick, including stainless steel grades.

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Our bar and wire rod mills are both highly reliable and flexible for a vast array of products such as angles, squares, flats, channels, rounds, and wire rod. This top versatility also means you can efficiently produce all sizes, materials, and alloys.

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Our section and billet mills include everything from beams and sections to rails and semi-finished products - down to the very last detail. Also incorporated are complete rolling lines with ready-integrated heat-treatment and finishing equipment.

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Our melt shops, casting and rolling mill technologies set the benchmark for long-product minimills, with capacities ranging from 150,000 to over 2,000,000 tpy. The product range comprises wire rod and coiled bars, straight merchant and SBQ bars, sections, rails, pipes.

Highlight References

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System supplier SMS group - A five-meter heavy-plate mill for MMK

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CSP® Plant at Big River Steel

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Geared for the future - SBQ bar mill at Qingdao Iron and Steel (QDIS)