ROURKELA, JANUARY 8, 2022
Hot Strip Mill-2 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) for the first time has successfully rolled 47 numbers of Jumbo HR coils weighing 32 tons each and measuring 3.5 x 1500 mm as a part of its stabilization process. With this, it has entered a select club of steel makers of the country and entered a niche market.
The re-commencement of rolling from the new state -of –the-art Hot Strip Mill-2 of RSP began on 31st October 2021 after being put to hold due to Covid-induced constraints. The first 100 numbers of HR coils was rolled on 8th December 2021 and the first consignment of 16 hot rolled coils with a total tonnage of 246 T from the Mill was flagged off on 28th December, 2021. On 3rd January, 2022 the mill surpassed the 10,000-Ton production mark. The newly installed world class HSM-2 has a capacity to roll out 3 Million Tons of world class HR coils per annum.