Fives Stein key contract with Indian steel maker JSPL for a reheating furnace
Fives Stein, a leading designer and supplier of thermal solutions for steel and glass applications, was awarded a major contract for Indian-based group Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), one of the largest steel makers in the world.
The walking beam furnace will be supplied in the Raigarh works of JSPL.
SUPPLY OF A FURNACE WITH UNIQUE FEATURES
This furnace will be unique in its kind: the main feature of this new furnace is that this will be burning 100% Blast Furnace gas as fuel through Regenerative Burners. In addition, the furnace will also be equipped with backup system for combustion firing fuel oil to run the furnace when BF gas is not available. This furnace will be a unique one of its kind in the world because of HFO firing backup system in addition to the BFG firing regenerative burners system in the same furnace.
Thanks to new equipment and technologies, JSPL should better address its market with low NOx emissions, reduced operation expenses and highest possible quality of steel.
RELIABLE TECHNOLOGIES TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF STEELMAKERS
Fives Stein’s expertise and know-how allows it to supply efficient, reliable and innovative equipment, solutions and services. This new contract is another token of the confidence awarded to Fives Stein by JSPL, as Fives Stein had already supplied 3 walking beam furnaces for its Patratu and Angul works.
This furnace will be commissioned in June 2015.
ABOUT JINDAL STEEL & POWER LTD. – INDIA (JSPL):
Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) is one of India's major steel producers with a significant presence in sectors like Mining, Power Generation and Infrastructure. JSPL and its group companies are headed by Mr. Naveen Jindal.
The company produces economical and efficient steel and power through backward and forward integration. From the widest flat products to a whole range of long products, JSPL today sports a product portfolio that caters to varied needs in the steel market.
ABOUT FIVES’ STEEL OFFER
In Steel, Fives’ goal is to help steel and non-ferrous manufacturers enhance their performance and the subsequent competitiveness.
It has developed the most reliable & innovative technologies and offers a range of expert service, from the layout of a facility to revamping services, including the design, manufacture and retrofit of mechanical, thermal, tube & pipe mills & finishing equipment and the supply of surface treatment technologies.
In 2013, Fives achieved a turnover of 1.7 billion Euros and employed 8,000 people in over thirty countries with 1,200 employees dedicated to steel applications and the capacity to run projects everywhere.