UZTM-KARTEX to Supply New-Generation Sinter Machine to Magnitogorsk

Published date: 28 May 2021

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"Uralmashplant" JSC (UZTM, part of UZTM-KARTEX Group) began manufacture of sinter machine AKM75 for the sinter plant of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK).

The machine will replace the equipment supplied by Uralmashplant almost 20 years ago that exceeded its life cycle. According to Yaroslav Kalugin, head of UZTM Department that develops sintering equipment and mine winders, the innovative engineering solutions used in the design of the new machine provide for an increase of the useful life of its main units, improve its capacity in terms of commercial sinter from 90 to 110 tph, and reduce the specific fuel consumption.

The manufacture of the main process equipment takes place at the Orsk site of UZTM. The equipment shall be supplied in December 2021.