The Cherepovets plant repairs units
Cherepovets steel mill is part of Severstal. In the period June-August in the steelmaking Department carried out works on the overhaul of industrial units. Service unit conducted a reconstruction of the design parameters II and III converters. Was repaired the installation of continuous casting of steel, equipment for fire cleanup. It was also restored installation for vacuum treatment of steel. The cost of overhauls carried out in the steel division amounted to approximately RUB 600 million. Held at the Cherepovets plant work will provide trouble-free operation of equipment. The overhaul will allow you to produce the planned volumes of steel products. The most extensive and at the time of the record is the reconstruction of the Converter # 3. It was held proper planning of works. The staff had worked smoothly. In the end, the repair failed to complete more than a hundred hours before deadlines.
All repair activities were conducted in parallel with work processes. Daily work was attended by about 200 people. Specialists performed a unique operation. They managed to produce a complete replacement of the Converter housing. The cost of new equipment amounted to more than 300 million RUB. It will be able to operate for ten years. However, this is not the first Converter, which replaced the housing. Housing two units was restored during the construction of the installation, trapping fugitive emissions.
Repair processes have been carried out virtually on the eve of the 61st birthday of Cherepovets steel mill.