Rourkela: Continuing its spree of excellence Hot Strip Mill–2 of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has registered the record single Shift HR Coil production in ‘C’ Shift of 05th June 2022. The Mill rolled out 2376 Tons of Slab and 2321 Tons of HR Coil to achieve the best ever single shift performance. It is worthwhile to mention that the previous best record of rolling 2167 Tons of Slab and 2124 Tons of HR coil for any single shift was achieved on 28th May 2022.

RSP Director In-Charge Atanu Bhowmik accompanied by ED (Works) S R Suryawanshi, ED (P&A) P K Satapathy, CGM C R Mohapatra, and CGM A K Behuria visited HSM-2 on Tuesday to congratulate the collective  for the remarkable performance. The DIC presented sweets and bouquets to the employees.

Speaking on the occasion, Bhowmick said, “The splendid performance signifies the spirit, determination and professionalism of the collective. It indicates that if you desire, plan and execute, then the goal is certainly attainable. Let’s sustain the momentum to scale new peaks of success”. The DIC interacted with the Senior Officers and employees of the department and urged them to gear up for the Performance Guarantee Test. The other Senior Officers also congratulated the collective on the stupendous performance and encouraged them to do even better in the coming days.

The HSM-2 and associated department collective led by Debabrata Dutta, CGM assured the DIC of their commitment to give the best for taking the plant to greater heights.

It is worth mentioning here that, the Hot Strip Mill-2 with 3 million tonne per annum (MTPA) capacity is a state-of-the-art mill with few parallels in India and will be producing world-class hot rolled (HR) coils. The Mill was commissioned on 31st March 2022.

With high level of automation, this mill would produce coils of Carbon Structural Steel, High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) steel, High Carbon Steel, LPG Cylinder Steel, Low Alloy Steel, API (up to X100) Pipe Steel and Auto-grade steel. Equipped with the latest and sophisticated technology, the Mill will meet the stringent requirements of the customers in terms of quality, finish, dimensions and other parameters.