Rourkela: Hot Strip Mill-2 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has registered best ever single day production by rolling 6689 tons of Hot Rolled Coils on Sunday. The previous best single day production of 6542 Tons was achieved on 30th March 2022.
The state-of-the-art HSM – 2 has been setting records ever since it started rolling in October 2021. In May 2022 it rolled 1 lakh Tons of Slab which was a land mark. The cumulative HR coil production from the Unit stands at 382614 Tons till 19th June. Simultaneously the Mill has so far dispatched 322615 Tons of coil both by rail and road.
Congratulating the Hot strip Mill-2 collective on the stupendous achievement, Atanu Bhowmick, director In-charge has said, “We have to make HSM-2 one of the finest Mills of the world in terms of quality, quantity and range. I am sure my colleagues from HSM-2 and associated departments will make all out efforts roll more high end products, which will give us leverage in the niche market segments.”
It is worth mentioning here that, the Hot Strip Mill-2 with 3 Million Tonne per annum (MTPA) capacity is an ultra modern Mill with few parallels in India meant to roll out world-class hot rolled (HR) coils. With high level of automation, this mill would produce coils of Carbon Structural Steel, High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) steel, High Carbon Steel, LPG Cylinder Steel, Low Alloy Steel, API (up to X100) Pipe Steel and Auto-grade steel. Equipped with the latest and sophisticated technology, the Mill will meet the stringent requirements of the customers in terms of quality, finish, dimensions and other parameters.