Complete processes – all from a single source

From hot-rolled strip to value-added products – ANDRITZ METALS offers future-oriented technologies.

ANDRITZ METALS is one of the few single-source suppliers worldwide capable of providing all technologies and processes involved in the manufacturing of steel strip on a comprehensive basis: mechanical, process, and electrical equipment, automation, and lifecycle services.

This minimizes interfaces as well as ensuring consistent optimization of the overall process.

ANDRITZ METALS offers future-oriented technologies in the cold rolling, thermal treatment, and surface finishing market segments. All required processes come from one supplier – from engineering to start-up. The packages cover complete lines as well as special machines (e.g. for leveling processes).

The ANDRITZ METALS product chain for

Non-ferrous metals

Pickling > Cold rolling > Annealing > Coating > Finishing > Punching, deep drawing

Stainless steel

Hot strip annealing/pickling > Cold rolling > Cold strip annealing/pickling > Adjustage > Punching, deep drawing

Carbon steel

Pickling > Cold rolling > Annealing > Coating > Adjustage > Punching, deep drawing

Processes offered by ANDRITZ METALS

PicklingDegreasing lines, pickling lines, push pickling lines, continuous pickling lines, acid regeneration plants
Hot strip annealing/picklingAnnealing and pickling lines, acid regeneration plants, coil preparation lines
Cold strip annealing/picklingAnnealing and pickling lines, bright annealing lines, acid regeneration plants
Cold rollingReversing rolling mills, skin pass mills, roll grinders, multi-roll reversing mills, skin pass mills, tandem rolling mills, inline rolling mills
AnnealingContinuous annealing lines
CoatingColor coating lines, roll coaters, electrolytic galvanizing lines, hot-strip galvanizing lines, color coating lines, tinning lines
Finishing/AdjustageSlitting and cut-to-length lines, tension levelers, packing lines, inspection lines, and recoilers
Punching, deep drawing 
Electrical and automation systemsMathematical models, technological control concepts
Lifecycle service 

Thermal processing lines for melting and heat treatment

ANDRITZ offers industrial furnace plants for the following fields:

Steel industry (BC & CC)

  • Continuous furnaces: Rotary hearth furnace, rotary table furnace, roller hearth furnace, double walking beam furnace, walking hearth furnace, walking beam furnace, pusher-type furnace
  • Special plant systems: Heat treatment plants for heavy plates, shaped profiles, and piping
  • Batch-type furnaces: Car bottom annealing furnace, hood-type annealing furnace, car bottom forging furnace, heat treatment pit furnace, chamber furnace, pit furnace
  • Special plant systems: Heat treatment plants for railway wheels and rings

Copper industry (Cu)

  • Melting furnaces: Shaft furnace, stationary hearth shaft furnace, tiltable hearth shaft furnace, tiltable reverberatory furnace, top blow rotary converter, elliptical furnace
  • Refining furnaces: Anode furnace, Peirce-Smith converter, tiltable reverberatory furnace, top blow rotary converter, drum-type furnace, elliptical furnace
  • Special plant systems – Direct-to-wire plants

Aluminum industry

Hi-T.E.Q. line of furnaces and systems: Stack melters, crucible melting and holding furnaces, compact mini-melter furnaces, integrated systems, dry hearth melting furnaces, gas-fired wet bath reverberatory and chip melting furnaces, electric furnaces for melting, degassing, and filtration of aluminum, electric launder systems

Burners and refractory

ANDRITZ FBB is a leading supplier of industrial burners and heating systems for a wide range of industrial thermal applications, particularly in the steel and aluminum industry.

ANDRITZ FBB refractory products are designed to increase furnace productivity and optimize energy performance.

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ANDRITZ (China) Ltd.
METALS Shanghai
Phone: +86 (21) 3108 9388
Fax: +86 (21) 3108 9399
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