SMS USA was selected by U. S. Steel to supply a 1.6 million-net-ton electric-arc furnace (EAF) to be installed at the company’s Fairfield Works outside of Birmingham, Ala. Fairfield Works is comprised of steelmaking and finishing facilities for both flat-rolled and tubular markets. The order includes engineering and supply of the furnace as well as gas-cleaning and material-handling equipment. In addition, U.S. Steel ordered a vacuum tank degassing facility equipped with advanced mechanical pumps. The pumping system will be designed and assembled in Italy by SMS Concast.
U.S. Steel Orders EAF, Vacuum Tank Degasser
July 14, 2015