Modernization of hot strip mill edger completed

Tata Steel IJmuiden meets future requirements with maintenance-friendly edger main drive

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Roughing stand with edger after revamp (exit side view). © SMS group

Modernization of 35-year old edger main drive

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The complete edger gearbox was pre-assembled in the Hilchenbach workshop. © SMS group

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The new edger drive is more maintenance-friendly and allows the transmission of much higher torques. © SMS group

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