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Danieli Casts 1,200-mm Round Blooms at YongGang

5/18/2022 - In a press release yesterday, Danieli announced it had commissioned what it called the “largest round section in the world” on a 18-m radius curved conticaster at China’s YongGang.

According to Danieli, two of the four strands cast 1,200-mm-diameter blooms and the other two strands are designated for 1-m-diameter rounds. The caster is designed to produce rounds ranging from 700 to 1,200 mm.
These jumbo sizes are intended to supply the increasing demand for renewable energy products with low-alloy steel grades that were produced via the ingot route in the past.
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