A thyssenkrupp anniversary in Duisburg: the casting-rolling mill turns 20

A milestone in steel production proves to be an investment in the future

The steel blocks are rolled into thin steel plates at a constant rolling temperature of 1,150 degrees. The special characteristics of the casting-rolling mill allow it to produce thicknesses as small

The steel blocks are rolled into thin steel plates at a constant rolling temperature of 1,150 degrees. The special characteristics of the casting-rolling mill allow it to produce thicknesses as small as 0.8 millimetres, which equates to about 8 sheets of paper. © thyssenkrupp

Als weltweit erste ihrer Art wurde die Gießwalzanlage von thyssenkrupp Steel in einem integrierten Hüttenwerk gebaut und so konstruiert, dass der flüssige Rohstahl parallel in zwei Strängen gegossen©

The thyssenkrupp Steel casting-rolling line was the first of its kind worldwide to be built in an integrated steel mill and designed so that the liquid crude steel can be cast in parallel in two strands. © thyssenkrupp

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