Continuous Casting

  • Slab Casting
  • Round & Billet

Slab continuous casting technology of CERI represents the Chinese history of this field and in a leading position of the world.

In recent years, CERI keeps continuous improvement on technology and products, being widely recognized and well-known as a top technology leader in the industry.

Advantages

Holding the core technology and equipment of slab casting machine of multiple models

Providing the straight arc slab casting machine (450mm x 2600mm) with the thickest in the world

Ranking the first place in slab casting market in China.

Installations: 85 machines, 107 strands

Technology

Hydraulic Oscillation Mould

Tundish Melting Technology

High-Efficient Mould Cooling Technology

Mould Width Adjustment (Online)

Mould Expert System

Core Roll Array Optimization Design

High-Rigidity Guiding Section Equipment Technology

Dynamic Inspection of Secondary Cooling Model

Dynamic Soft Reduction of Segment

Completed IEC Control Systems


Model



Slab Section (mm x mm)


Conventional Slab Casting Machine

150 ~ 300 x 600 ~ 2300

Thick Slab Caster

350 ~ 450 x 1400 ~ 2600

Wide Slab Caster

150 ~ 200 x 1500 ~ 3250

Key Projects

Jiangyin #1 Thick Slab Continuous Casting Project

Shaoguan #4 Slab Continuous Casting Project

Baotou #2 Slab Continuous Casting Project

Liuzhou #1 Double-Strand Slab Continuous Casting Project

  • Jiangyin #1 Thick Slab Continuous Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One single strand slab caster with production capacity 1,500,000t/y including ship plate steel, pipeline steel, low alloy structure steel, mold steel and pressure container steel.
    Casting cross section: 250 ~ 450 x 1400 ~ 2600mm².
    Startup date: 2009
    Technical highlight:
    The thickest straight arc-shaped slab continuous casting of the world (slab thickness 450mm)
  • Shaoguan #4 Slab Continuous Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One single strand slab caster with production capacity 1,200,000t/y including ship plate steel, pipeline steel, low alloy structure steel, carbon structure steel and pressure container steel
    Casting cross section: 250 ~ 270 x 1500 ~ 2300mm²
    Startup date: 2008
    Contract type: EPC
    Award:
    Second prize of “Metallurgy Industry Excellent Design”
    Second prize of “Metallurgy Industry Excellent Contractor”
  • Baotou #2 Slab Continuous Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One double-strand slab caster with capacity 2,560,000t/y including low carbon steel, low alloy high-strength steel, high-class high-strength steel, auto structure steel and pipeline steel
    Casting cross section: 230, 250 x 900 ~ 1650mm²
    Startup date: 2013
  • Liuzhou #1 Double-Strand Slab Continuous Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One double-strand slab continuous caster with capacity 3,000,000t/y including deep punching steel, extra-deep punching steel, IF steel, container plate, welding cylinder steel, pipeline steel, high-strength auto steel, etc.
    Casting cross section: 180, 200, 230mm x 800 ~ 1350mm.
    Startup date: 2013
    Contract type: EPC

CERI provides square and round billet and keeps the world record of maximum round billet caster (Ø1000mm) with high quality since 2011.

CERI has provided 105 square and round billet casters (total 416 strands) with flexible configuration including E, EP, EPC and consulting.


Continuous Casting Technology Product
Section
Number of Casting Machines
Total Strand Number

Square and Round Billet Caster

Square Billet: 120 x 120 ~ 400 x 500mm²

105

416

Round Billet: Ø 130 ~ Ø 1000 mm

Key Projects

Jiangyin Round Billet Continuous Casting Project

Liuzhou 7-Strand Billet Casting Project

Anhui #4 Casting Project

  • Jiangyin Round Billet Continuous Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One three-strand round billet caster with capacity 500,000t/y, high-quality and special steel
    Casting cross section: Φ500, Φ600, Φ700, Φ800, Φ900, Φ1000mm
    Startup date: 2009
    Technical highlight:
    With cast capability of the largest round billet (Φ1000mm) in the world
    Award:
    Second prize of “National Scientific and Technological Progress”
  • Liuzhou 7-Strand Billet Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One 7-strand billet caster with capacity 1,500,000t including carbon steel, high-strength low alloy steel, high-quality carbon structure steel, alloy structure steel and spring steel
    Casting cross section: 165x165, 200x200, 220x220mm
    Startup date: 2012
  • Anhui #4 Casting Project

    Location: China
    Project scope:
    One 4-strand round and rectangle billet caster with capacity 800,000t/y, high-quality special steel
    Casting cross section: 370 x 480mm, 410 x 530mm, Ø600mm, Ø800mm.
    Startup date: 2016
    Technical highlight:
    The largest round and rectangle billet caster in the world