Leading Russian steel producer Severstal has successfully commissioned the blast furnace 3 at its Cherepovets integrated plant in Russia. This furnace was idled and dismantled in 2007. The activities related to the project were revitalized in 2018. At that same time Severstal and Danieli Corus signed a contract for the design, equipment supply and performing services for erection and commissioning supervision for the blast furnace and gas cleaning system. The furnace was built with a 3290 cubic meters useful volume and was equipped with a Hoogovens design cooling and lining system, selected by Severstal’s based on the excellent experience with this design on blast furnace 4, modernized with Danieli Corus technology in 2005.
Severstal has been able to accomplish the commissioning of blast furnace 3 as per original schedule.
According to Evgeny Vinogradov, General Director of the Severstal Russian Steel Division and the company's resource assets, the DP-3 reconstruction project provides for the maximum environmental friendliness of pig iron production along the entire technological chain and sources using the best available technologies. The main object of the dust and gas collection system is the aspiration system and gas cleaning. The aspiration system provides for air purification from dust from workplaces and technological operations. Gas cleaning, in turn, provides cleaning of blast furnace gas.https://www.danieli.com/media/formato4/press_5207.jpg