Baosteel, Shanghai,China, successfully starts up a Shapeline system at their new Heat Treatment line in their 2050 mm Hot strip mill.
Baosteel, China has successfully started up a Shapeline flatness measurement system at the new Heat Treatment Line for the 2050 mm Hot Strip mill at Baoshan Iron & Steel Co, Shanghai, P R China. The system was put into operation on Feb. 25, 2014.
Shapeline’s laser based system measures flatness and shape on 2,050 mm wide plates on-line with very high precision. The flatness system has been used to tune the Heat Treatment Line during the start-up, as well as connected to the Andritz Sundwig plate leveler in the line for control of the flatness correction.
Mr. Liu Tao, Process Engineer at the Heat Treatment Line, says; – “The Shapeline system is really helpful and convenient for both the commissioning and during operation. It lets us make the decision based on customer’s request in real time.”
“The successful start-up at Baosteel is a major event for us at Shapeline in China”, says Magnus Titus, President, Shapeline, “There is a strong drive in China towards developing high valued steel products for the global market, and this installation is therefore very important reference in this aspect.”
Shapeline operates today in China from a Sales and Service office in Beijing to serve the Chinese market in the best way.