RHI Magnesita launched its World-class INTERSTOP® S0 Ladle Gate System for the steel makers in India recently. The highly innovative ladle gate system used for flow control is specially developed for mini steel plants. The system was launched in a technical conference named RHI Magnesita India Refractory TechnoForum held at Ludhiana, which was attended by most of the major steel producers of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh. The system will be presented to steel makers in other parts of the country in a series of launch conferences to be held in subsequent months.
Launching the system first time in India, Parmod Sagar, MD & CEO of RHI Magnesita India said, “India is very likely to get closer to the target of 300 million ton of per annum steel production by 2030. The mini steel plants will need to improve productivity, performance and do cost optimization to keep up with this projected growth. For this the industry needs to adopt modern, technologically advanced products and systems. The innovative INTERSTOP® S0 Ladle Gate System is a perfectly customized offering that caters to this need of the industry.”
He further added that, “It is a high performance, user-friendly system which is specially designed for small ladles. The system comes with compact dimensions and is made for safe, fast and simple operation with minimal maintenance requirement making it ideally suited for the mini steel plants.”
As a part of the launch, the company hosted a technical conference to present its highly innovative flow control, linings, digitization, and robotic solutions aimed at improving performance of steel plants while building cost efficiencies. The company is gearing up to work towards offering its Indian customers the benefits of new-age automation and robotic solutions. It aims to set the pace of innovation and deliver better quality and tailor-made products, systems, and services across all the customer segments in India.