We transform steelworks waste from headache into income
of slag have already been processed by our equipment
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Losing 1% at recovery of iron-bearing material results in losing USD 50 thousands per year* (* subject to annual processing of 1 mln tons)
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We have processed 11 slag disposal areas containing slag of different structure and composition (from open-hearth furnace slag to municipal solid waste and industrial waste landfills)
Clients’ frequent situations
A company acquires a slag disposal area. The company has no experience in slag processing. Among the employees, there is a manufacturing expert that has experience in processing some other type of waste at best. However, he has no knowledge in designing any crushing and screening equipment. Here, the creativity begins… Choosing what type of crusher: mobile unit or fixed plant? Who will be the manufacturer? How about producing marketable material first, and then figure out what to do with the rest? The company starts shipping scrap to plants, and the plants get back with 40-50% impurities. The company deals with all kinds of minor equipment breakages and loses precious time for parts replacement. The owner starts asking questions, where is the profit? And only 4 years later, the company gets the hang of it and starts receiving profit from the project.
A smelter decides to process its own slag. But it’s not up-market to do the waste recycling, so persons responsible for this project are usually assigned based on the “leftover principle”. Normally, the owner is not interested in controlling the efficiency of waste processing activities. He is more into dealing with strategic objectives of increasing the production capacity. And what about the slag? At best, it repays the investments made. Nobody controls its efficiency, stealing is thriving. The company loses money that could be so useful in these times of crisis.
A smelter takes the environmental challenge. The owner said that the slag disposal area had to be cleared in 2 years. A tender was hold, and high-priced equipment was purchased from European vendors. A contractor has manufactured and installed the equipment in a responsible manner according to the available drawings and customer’s terms of reference. However, nobody thought of waste structure and composition. The works started, but the estimated Fe recovery values yet cannot be reached. And we’re lucky if this figure is being monitored at all, because the owner has more challenging tasks than production waste. The slag processing is being performed within the scheduled dates. Third parties buy crushed stone of poor quality which they then process to recover expensive iron-bearing material. The plant loses money that could be so useful in these times of crisis.
Why we are efficient:
Slag is processed only once and is separated by different products!
Annual capacity from 300000 to 2 mln tons of slag
We manufacture customized equipment for specific projects
Our equipment allows recovering up to 20% more iron compared to competitors equipment
Maximum Fe Recovery
Our equipment is made of absolutely standard modules and units which allows minimizing the equipment downtime. Total downtime of the equipment does not exceed 40 hours per month
It satisfies the most sophisticated customer requirements. One of our customers uses up to 50% of product instead of scrap metal.
Starting from 2006, we have processed 8 mln tons of slag at 7 different facilities using our own designed and manufactured equipment.
The equipment is custom-built and manufactured for each individual facility to satisfy customer objectives
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Due to the low content of such chemical elements as S, P, Cu and others, the steel produced from our materials is used to produce critical parts, such as in the pistons of expensive cars. Due to the greater bulk density than usual metal scrap has, melting losses are commensurate with melting of usual metal scrap but with lower delivery price. Leave an application and we will share the results of the test melting of our material.
According to the statistical data collected over several years of work with scrap for our customers, we can state the fact of reducing the costs of steel production by up to 3%, which is a pretty significant indicator in metallurgical production.
We are able to declare that we know more about the material then even some manufactures of the scrap does. Thanks to the standards of product quality that have been worked out since 2006, we understand what we are selling and know well the material itself. Thorough quality control is carried out at each stage of transportation. Get our standard for assessing product quality ...
We are proud of our metallurgists, who have gained vast experience at metallurgical enterprises of the CIS. They set an unofficial world record of melting down 20-ton of slag bowls in a 120-ton furnace without any scrap metal. Send a request if you are interested in learning more about our experience.