Rourkela Steel Plant All Set to Roll Out High Strength Steel Using Russian technology

21 March 2016

Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) is all set to roll out high strength steel of strategic importance using Russian technology.

An interaction session pertaining to heat making, rolling, heat treatment and testing of the high strength steel was held here recently where Russian steel making experts and Indian defence scientists were present, an RSP release said here today.

Technology of manufacturing of this very high strength steel is being transferred from Russia to India.

The process of manufacturing of these steel consists of trial production, mastering production and certification of the process and product, it said.

The team also witnessed Heat Making of this high strength steel at SMS-II through RH degasser. The chemistry obtained during heat making was extremely satisfactory and within the range specified in the technical documentation supplied by the Russian Experts, the release said.

Steel making experts from Prism Promety, St Petersberg, Russia, and senior level scientists from Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, and CCNM, Hyderabad were present in the interaction session.


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