Arjas Steel Orders RSB 5.0 from KOCKS
Arjas Steel Private Ltd, formerly known as Gerdau Steel India Ltd, has placed an order with Friedrich KOCKS GmbH & Co KG of Hilden in Germany for the supply of a Reducing and Sizing Block 30CT/4 in 5.0 design. As part of the rolling mill modernization project the RSB will produce straight round bars within a size range of 0 16.0 to 65.0 mm, as well as hexagonal bars from 0 18.5 to 40.5 mm onto the cooling bed. In a future stage the KOCKS block will also finish round sections down to 0 13.0 on a new BIC-line. The commissioning is scheduled for the mid of 2022.
The integrated steel plant of Arjas Steel Private Ltd is located in Tadipatri in Andhra Pradesh and has a yearly capacity of 300,000 tonnes of special steel long products, which are processed in automotive, railways and other related industries. The modernization project offers Arjas Steel the possibility to strengthen its market position and become one of the leading of special steel producers in India with main focus on the automotive industry.