Following completion of the new Tata Teeside Steel Service Centre last year, Kaltenbach Ltd, UK subsidiary of the German based steel processing machinery manufacturer, reports a 'major increase' in demand over the past six months.
Kaltenbach has installed five sawing systems at Tata Teeside, giving the facility a total output capacity exceeding 170,000 tons per annum. The saws include two Kaltenbach KBS 1301 DG models, a smaller KBS 1010 DG model and a KBS 620 DG for lighter sections and material packs. Also installed in a bespoke building at the 40 acre site is a Kaltenbach HDM 1432 Cold Saw for heavy section processing.
The Tata Steel Service Centre system boasts a 2.5 m width capacity with six shotblasting turbines that achieve an average line speed of [...]