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Primetals Technologies Modernizes Slitting Line for thyssenkrupp Rasselstein

5/8/2023 - Primetals Technologies has upgraded the level 1 automation system and drive system for slitting line No. 1 at thyssenkrupp Rasselstein in Andernach, Germany. 

According to Primetals Technologies, the project will improve effectiveness and availability of the slitting line. 

Primetals Technologies' scope of supply included the engineering, project management and implementation of the new automation system. The project features a state-of-the-art visual human-machine interface that improves ease of operation. Maintenance can also be performed more efficiently thanks to improved diagnostics.

The solution features all-in-one software for automation-related aspects, including line coordination, sequence and support functions, material tracking, diagnostics, data management, and auxiliary control functions, according to Primetals Technologies.

The facility manufactures tinned and special chromium-plated sheet for the packaging, automotive and electronics industries.