11 January 2023
POMINI Long Rolling Mills to supply a new wire rod outlet for the Middle East
POMINI Long Rolling Mills will supply a new wire outlet rod complete with mechanical and electrical equipment to be installed in the Middle East. With the investment the utilizer will be capable to enlarge its product portfolio and effectively tend to the expanding domestic market. The new rod outlet will process plain rounds with diameters from 5.5 to 16 mm in carbon, spring and bearing steel grades, as well as rebars with diameters from 6 to 16 mm in low carbon steel grade. The start-up is scheduled to occur during the first quarter of 2024.
Some equipment will be added to the existing rolling train: connecting troughs, cooling pipes, a pinch roll with cropping and emergency shears, a side looper.
The supplied wire rod outlet supply will include a 10-stand high speed finishing monoblock, a post-block cooling system with intermediate pinch rolls, an inline bar gauging device, the ring forming area with pinch roll and laying head, the multi-zone ring conveyor with cooling fans, the coil forming station, the key equipment for the vertical coil handling including a vertical compactor with wire binding unit, weighing station with tag printing, unloading device. The project scope will also include a machine with numerical control for grinding, notching and marking the monoblock rolling rings, and will be rounded off by operational change parts, wear and spare parts, fluid systems and additional engineering services. POMINI Long Rolling Mills will also provide advisory services for erection and commissioning.
Designed for a maximum rolling speed of 100 meters per second, the new outlet will run at up to 60 tons per hour and have an annual capacity of 300,000 metric tons.
RedRing is a trademark of POMINI Long Rolling Mills in some countries.