Turkey, where two other Danieli wire rod mills are in operation since 2005. The new line includes a ten pass fast finishing block applied with the latest technology Multidrives configuration; Danieli Structure Control water cooling line and four-pass reducing and sizing Twin Module Block equipped with individual drive control system. High-Speed Shear for head and tail trimming, double-pipe oil-film bearing loop laying head and controlled cooling conveyor for high-speed and retarded cooling complete the line. The vertical coil-compactor will be supplied by specialized Swedish Sund-Birsta, part of Danieli Group. Line start up is scheduled by 2nd quarter of 2021.
The purpose of the investment by the steelmaker is to increase its market share of wire rod coils and also to add more advanced steel grades to its product portfolio. The new line is designed to produce a wide range of steel grades, inclusive of welding wire, high carbon pc wire & tyre cord, cold heading, bearing steel, spring steel, free cutting and alloyed steels, at a maximum rolling speed of 110 meters per second.