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Finnish Stainless Producer Restarts Revamped Converter

1/22/2019 - Finland-based Outokumpu has returned an AOD converter at its Tornio plant to service following a modernization project, according to the equipment supplier on the project.  

According to Primetals Technologies, work included installation of a tilting drive, trunnion ring and associated equipment and upgrades to the automation and electrical systems. As part of the project, Primetals Technologies outfitted the tilting drive with its Vaicon Drive Damper system, which reduces vibrations produced during blowing operations. 

In addition to supplying the equipment, Primetals Technologies oversaw installation, commissioning and start-up. 

You can find Primetals Technologies' full announcement here.