Mesabi Nugget Facility Lands Rotary-Hearth Furnace
The furnace features unique combustion and burner systems specifically designed to provide efficient heating for the ITmk3 process. Iron nuggets are a key raw material for steel production. Steel Dynamics and Kobe Steel Ltd. partnered to construct and operate the Mesabi Nugget facility. Tenova Core designs and supplies reheating, heat-treating and specialty furnaces as well as melt-shop equipment and automation systems.