AO Severstal, one of the world's largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, has begun industrial supplies of special profiles for railway transport to the largest car-building companies.
profile allows our company to expand the range and strengthen the position of Severstal as an integrated supplier for railway engineering enterprises. Now the portfolio of our products is represented by hot-rolled steel used for the production of freight car bodies, shaped tubes for strapping them, as well as special profiles that are in demand as a load-bearing element that provides the necessary rigidity of the structure, ”commented Georgy Argunov, Severstal’s Director for Machine Building Companies. p>
For the Tikhvin Freight Car Building Plant (TVSZ), Severstal has mastered two standard sizes of a special profile, which are used in the production of covered wagons.
At the same time, Severstal continues to supply sheet and hot-rolled hot-rolled steel for TVSZ within the framework of a long-term agreement. The metal produced at the Cherepovets Metallurgical Plant (part of the Severstal Russian Steel division) is used by the company for the manufacture of body parts for cars of various models, including gondola cars, hopper cars, platform cars, tank cars.
Severstal is also considering the possibility of supplies special profile and addressed to other car-building companies in Russia, responding to their interest in a new product.