Nucor Steel Marion orders a new walking beam furnace from SMS group
Efficient and environmentally-friendly furnace technology demanded by US-customers
The SMS group supply comprises a walking beam reheating furnace rated at 120 short tons (or 109 metric tons) of billets per hour, and includes loading and unloading billet handling equipment as well as ancillary services such as electric & automation and a dedicated water treatment plant.
The new furnace will be split into several combustion zones, controlled independently and responding to the sophisticated and renowned SMSPrometheus software for heating optimization and digitally controlled extra low NOx burners.
With this new order, SMS group proves once more its foothold in the U.S.A. as one of the leading furnace makers, with eleven references, among new furnaces and modernizations, accomplished in the last ten years.
SMS group GmbH
The SMS group is a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. Its 14,000 employees generate sales of over EUR 3.3 bn.