Siemens EF delivers promising test results

Jun 23, 2014 | 04:45 PM | Nat Rudarakanchana

Tags  steel, Tyasa, Siemens, electric-arc furnace, EF, Simetal Quantum, energy consumption, Nat Rudarakancha

NEW YORK — Siemens VAI Metal Technologies GmbH & Co.’s Simetal Quantum electric-arc furnace (EF) technology is off to a strong start in initial hot tests in Mexico, according to chief technology officer Andreas Flick.

The facility could set world records for low energy consumption in electric steelmaking by using about 280 kilowatt hours (kWh) per tonne, Flick told the Steel Success Strategies XXIX conference in New York sponsored by AMM and World Steel Dynamics Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J.....

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