ANDRITZ to supply 20-high cold-rolling mill to Northern Copper Industry Co., Ltd.
The special focus in design of the cold-rolling mill was not only the production volume, but also the strip shape and strip thickness tolerances so that the finished products can be produced with highest quality.
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Northern Copper Industry, Co., Ltd., P.R. China, to deliver a 20-high cold-rolling mill in four-column design to their new production facility located in the Yuncheng economic and technological development zone in Shanxi Province.
Start-up is scheduled for December 2021.
The cold-rolling mill will be used to produce high-precision finished products made of bronze and bronze alloys with a final thickness of 25 µm and a strip width of up to 670 mm. The special focus in design of the cold-rolling mill was not only the production volume, but also the strip shape and strip thickness tolerances so that the finished products can be produced with highest quality.
The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes the engineering work as well as delivery of the uncoiler group with separate uncoiler, the two reversing coilers, the rolling mill stand, the two inlet and discharge groups including shape measurement and control as well as the entire hydraulic and rolling oil systems.
Northern Copper Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Yuncheng, China was established in December 2002 and operates in the mining, mineral processing and smelting sector for copper.
ANDRITZ Metals is the technology and global market leader in forming equipment through the Schuler Group, in which ANDRITZ has a stake of more than 95 percent. Schuler offers presses, automation solutions, dies, process know-how, and services for the entire metal forming industry. Its customers include car manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as companies in the forging, household appliance, packaging, energy, and electrical industries. Schuler is also the market leader in coin minting technology and offers system solutions for the aerospace industry, rail transport, and manufacture of large pipes. In addition, ANDRITZ Metals is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and processing of cold-rolled strip made of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other non-ferrous metals. The lines comprise equipment for pickling, cold rolling, annealing and heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and regeneration of pickling acids. The business area also supplies turnkey furnace systems for the steel, copper, and aluminum industries, burners and refractory products, as well as welding systems and comprehensive service for the metal working industry.
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