1st Relining of No.5 Blast Furnace at Gwangyang Steel Works

The First Relining of No. 5 Blast Furnace at Gwangyang Steelworks was a project aimed at ensuring safe operation in response to the aging of facilities and increasing crude steel production through expansion of the blast furnace volume (3,950 m3 → 5,500 m3, increase by 39.2%). This was POSCO E&C’s first project of the newly established No. 5 Blast Furnace which was installed with our independently developed technology.

  • Period
    2014.08 - 2016.06
  • Place of order
    Place of order
  • Construction details
    Construction details
    Production capacity: 5 million tons a year

    Key facility specifications
    - Furnace volume: 5,500 m3
    - Cooling method: Cooling plates & cast iron staves/water spray
    - Hot blast stove : Airflow of 7,200 Nm3/min
    - PCI: 200 kg/T-P
  • Location
    Gwangyang, Republic of Korea

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