OYAK Mining Metallurgy Group’s Erdemir has released final acceptance for the new HGS600 Super Grinder plant installed at Zungoldak in Turkey. The new conditioning plant, which was supplied on a turnkey basis, processes approx. 350,000 tonnes per year in ultra low, low & medium carbon and alloy steel slabs with an average 2 mm removal depth. The plant includes a HGS600S oil-lubricated 630-kW spindle, a newly designed edge-grinding unit, TWS/Automation platform along with the E-Cube system for grinding at variable, stepless angles, and the Hi-Grind system for automatic control of grinding pressure.
Furthermore, the whole plant is designed with CastGrind technology to process hot slabs up to 700 degree Celsius. The package is completed with an IntelliGrind surface defects inspection system inclusive of functions for automatic detection and classification.