Zamil Steel Industries has demonstrated the advanced capabilities of its new steel plates rolling machine by performing a cold rolled bending of steel plates of 180 mm thickness. This landmark event took place in response to increased demand for industrial processing equipment capable of producing high thickness steel for use in large industrial projects. The company owns and operates a state of the art factory in Saudi Arabia with the ability to roll high thickness steel plates with the precision and high quality required by local and international customers.
This new technology has enabled the company to add a variety of new applications has increased the capacity and expanded the range of products used by Zamil Steel and the Saudi Arabian steel industry overall. Since the machinery was unveiled in 2008, the monetary value of new orders and production has increased by USD 35 million.
The machine has the capacity to cold roll steel plates up to 250 mm thick and has an interchangeable top roll to produce different roll diameters, as well as the capacity to roll section bars.
Mr Alan Gair GM of process equipment division of Zamil Steel said that "The intelligent investment, high degree of foresight and planning, a genuine knowledge of global industrial parameters and the work needed for our regional industries to compete with worldwide leaders is greatly responsible for our achievements. Now, as the use of this technology flourishes and demand continues to grow, our efforts are validated and our company, customers and communities reap the benefits.