OREANDA-NEWS. Azovstal Iron & Steel Works of Metinvest Group is working on the challenging order - the enterprise will produce 10 thousand tons of X70 rolled pipe plates with improved mechanical properties for Indian company.

The challenge was caused by out-of-size dimensions of the rolled products. According to the customer requirements, the plates thickness shall be only 10,7 mm, and width - 3289 mm. Earlier, Azovstal has never produced such large and thin rolled plates at the same time.

Rolling Mill personnel have figured out the special chemical content of steel and ensured products full compliance with high customer requirements to mechanical properties. To solve the issue of the rolled products dimensions, the specialists of the enterprise have adjusted the optimum set of rolls for the roughing and finishing stands of the Mill.

Director General of PJSC “AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS” Enver Tskitishvili:

- Azovstal's employees are the professionals with capital P. People are our advantage in the competitive struggle at the steel market. It was already clear from the test rolling that Indian order production will in fact be a challenging task. However, due to the proper decisions, harmonious and exquisite workmanship, high qualification of the Plate Mill rollers and operators we have already produced 4500 tons of Х70 pipe plates and we will complete the order in April.