Böhler orders new ESR plant at INTECO

New INTECO ESR plant for Böhler

In May of 2015 the world famous Austrian company Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG belonging to the VOESTALPINE special steel division awarded INTECO with the contract of engineering and delivery of a 12t protective gas ESR plant.

This furnace for ingots up to 900 mm dia. is based on the same concept already successfully put in operation at Uddeholm which shall ensure a smooth and trouble-free installation and start-up.

This furnace will be the first INTECO plant within the renowned Böhler specialty steel shop Kapfenberg, located in the neighbourhood of INTECO. Hot commissioning is scheduled for mid-January 2016. INTECO´s entire project team is extremly motivated and eager to cooperate with Böhler´s experts underlining that the world´s center of Electroslag Remelting lies in Styria.