UHT has received a second order from TATA Steel Ltd. in India for a GRANSHOT® metal granulation unit to be installed at their main integrated steel plant in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. The GRANSHOT unit will have a 300 tonnes/hour granulation capacity to handle excess pig iron from the blast furnace operation. It will be commissoned during 2020. The first GRANSHOT order to TATA Steel Kalinganagar was commissioned in 2016.
GRANSHOT® metal granulation is an industrial and high capacity solution to solidify metal. Granulated Pig Iron, GPI, is a clean, homogenous and easy to handle modern pig iron product that melts rapidly in any downstream melting process. Tata Steel sells GPI under the registered trademark Tata Ferroshots®.
UHT – Uvån Hagfors Teknologi AB is a Swedish technology supplier of GRANSHOT® Metal Granulation units, AOD and CLU® Converter refining plants, and related services for producers of special and stainless steel, pig iron, ferroalloys and base metals.
Mr Per Vesterberg, Sales Manager, UHT