In the rolling shop No. 1 of the Dneprovsky metallurgical plant (DMZ, Dnipro) of the Kharkov businessman Alexander Yaroslavsky, the overhaul of the heating well No. 8 of the recuperative group (RK) has been completed.
In 2.5 months, ceramic recuperators, the refractory part of the working space: the hearth, recuperator vaults, as well as part of the metal structures have been completely replaced in the well. Investments amounted to more than 2 million hryvnia.
Overhaul of RK No. 8 is the second one of its kind at the section of heating wells of the rolling shop No. 1 this year. In the spring, for one and a half million hryvnias, recuperative well No. 6 was overhauled: ceramic recuperators were replaced, new dinasoquartzite blocks were installed, refractory masonry was renewed.
Next year, it is planned to carry out overhauls of recuperative wells No. 2 and No. 4.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant is one of the largest industrial enterprises in Dnipro and Ukraine. Part of DCH Steel of Alexander Yaroslavsky's DCH group. Recuperative wells are used to heat metal ingots before rolling. In the rolling shop No. 1 there are eight wells of the recuperative group. For the production of rolled products, a blooming mill (mill "1050") and a rail and structural mill "800" are used.