Metalloinvest and the United Metallurgical Company (JSC OMK, Moscow) held a regular meeting of the Coordination Council. It was first held online.
The partners discussed issues of improving the quality of continuously cast billets for the production of railway wheels, mastering the production of billets with improved properties.
The leaders and specialists of OMK and Matalloinvest, as well as Vyksa Steel Works (VMZ) and Ural Steel (part of Metalloinvest) took part in the Council's work.
Last year, Ural Steel shipped more than 450 thousand tons of continuously cast billets from different grades of steel to VMZ. Representatives of the OMK Vyksa plant noted its high quality due to the constant improvement of technologies. Ural Steel also intends to modernize the billet marking system.
“To further improve the quality of continuously cast billets, we plan to carry out a complex of research and development work. The work will be organized in the format of an interfactory working group, ”said Ural Steel Technical Director Sergei Zubov.
“We receive high-quality continuously cast billets from Ural Steel, which helps to improve OMK's wheel products,” said Pavel Stepanov, director of the Vyksa Metallurgical Plant ITC, during the meeting.