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ANDRITZ Lands Order for Processing Line Upgrade

3/20/2024 - ANDRITZ has been contracted to upgrade a 32-year-old push pickling line at Salzgitter Flachstahl, the company has announced. 

According to ANDRITZ, it will supply a new pickling section for the line, which processes heavy-duty steel grades. ANDRITZ said the upgrade will allow for continued reliable operation and increase the line’s efficiency. 

The scope of supply includes a circulation system, high-turbulence hydrochloric acid pickling, a compact rinsing and drying section, and a trimming shear.

“The new process equipment will improve strip threading through the pickling section and increase pickling efficiency. The circulation system will be equipped with the latest ANDRITZ process control, ensuring optimized consumption of utilities and reduced emissions,” ANDRITZ said. 

Start-up is scheduled for mid-2025.