Tenova Italimpianti recently received a contract for a new Walking Beam Furnace (WBF) of 340 t/h for Jindal United Steel Limited (JUSL). The company is specialized in hot rolling and cold rolling of a wide set of stainless steels. It is situated in Jajpur, Odisha, India.
The furnace has been designed to charge the stainless steel product (grade series 200, 300 and 400). Also, the carbon and low carbon steel, austenitic and ferrite families, are created to comply with JUSL various production needs. This furnace achieves optimum thermal quality of products. It displays maximum efficiency, high performances in all running conditions and ease of maintenance. Moreover, it can be fired with several gases. They allow the furnace to be ready for future feeding.
The installed combustion system is designed to optimize performances (flame characteristics, efficiency and pollutant emissions) in function of the fuel and burner location (frontal, lateral or radiant application). The multi-level automation control system optimizes heating practices. It is regulating fuel consumption and scale production.
“I am particularly proud of this order. It confirms how Tenova can always comply with the request of the client”, stated Alberto Nicolini, Sales & Marketing Manager at Tenova Italimpianti & Strip Processing. “We designed a very flexible WBF. The digital and high technological features of this equipment are granting also the easiness and the reliability of maintenance and operation”.