Sunflag Iron and Steel Company, part of the Sunflag Group, has selected Danieli India to supply the drives and process automation for a new 320kt/yr SBQ bar mill in Bhandara, Maharashtra, India.

The Sunflag Group has set up a state-of-the-art integrated plant in Bhandara to produce high-quality, special steel rolled products (mild and alloy steel grades), starting from liquid pig iron and sponge iron.

The new bar rolling mill will be placed after the existing blooming mill, previously installed by Danieli Morgårdshammar, in order to produce steel bars in diameters ranging from 45mm to 120 mm.

The supply includes new Level 1 automation, instrumentation, AC main drives, regenerative DC common bus technology, auxiliary drives, main stand and shear LV motors, and motor control centres for the bar mill.

Sunflag Iron & Steel chose Danieli Automation both for its consolidated know-how in rolling mill process control and for its proven capability to deliver complete automation systems in a very short time.

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