400 years - History and state of the art production in the Neunkirchen plant

The roots of the Neunkirchen plant reach far back to the year 1593. It is one of the steel locations with the richest history of all and combines history and state of the art production in a unique way. With the highly automated preparation of semi-finished products and further processing especially adapted to customer requirements, Neunkirchen may now count itself among the leading manufacturers of long products in the world. Around 800 employees produce approx. 900,000 tonnes of steel here per year.

Combined bar steel and wire rod mill Neunkirchen

  • Capacity: 600,000 tonnes / year
  • Fully continuous, H/V arrangement, 21 stands
  • 5-stand adjustable reducing sizing block for rolling limited tolerances for round and hexagonal bar
  • Precision rolling facility for square and flat bar
  • Thermomechanical rolling
  • Coil weights: min. 1,000 kg; max. 2,500 kg
  • Computer-aided tracking of material flow and process control
  • Diameter checking with laser diameter
  • Barcode labelling
  • Signode strapping of coils
  • One-strand wire rod mill
  • Annual capacity: 600.000 MT
  • Fully continuous, 34 stands (incl. 4-stand precision finishing block)
  • Controlled cooling system
  • Thermomechanical rolling
  • Computer-aided material-flow tracking and process control
  • Laser size control
  • Barcode labeling
  • Strapping of coils
  • Wire rod (round) size range: 7.0 – 27.0 mm, 9⁄32 – 1 5⁄64”, 0.276 – 1.08”

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