Hot Mill Steel
Hot mill steel - manufacturing the lifeline of modern life
Hot mill steels are the manufacturers of steel. There sole work is to manufacture steel for various purposes.
Steel is a lifeline of all the businesses and the upcoming technologies in the market. Steels are used to make
several products that are needed in our day to day living, luxury items such as cars, lifestyle products. Thus it
is rightly termed as lifeline. Without steel no technology can persist in this world. The maximum number of revenue
is generated by these companies only. They share the major source of income and prestige for any economy.
There is wider scope in these sectors of the society. Producing steel is a very long process as it is first
extracted from iron and carbon. After this huge process the steel is then molded and formed into a thin layer as
per need of the companies. In the first stage the molten iron is prepared by reducing the iron ore in a blast
furnace and then in the second stage the molten iron is then it is combined with alloying materials to produce
steel. The second stage is also termed as the steel making stage wherein the steel produced is the final product
needed. There are several products available in the market that are created from steel whether they are wires,
utensils, etc. even the automobile sector requires the huge material made up of steel to produce there line of
products. Steel is the major product material that is needed in our daily use. These steel mills use the methods of
hot and cold rolling to convert the molten iron into blooms, slabs etc. the steels are widely used because they are
durable and have a longer period of life.
The hot mill steels are set up to cater to the needs of society as well as the manufacturers. Therefore, the
steel is a more precious asset than a diamond. It is impossible to look our lifestyle and luxury products without
steels. Steel require a lot longer time period and process to form. The process of steel making requires a due care
and supervision of high quality. Steel has a high value in any part of the world. The hot mill steel are furthered
divided into two types of mills namely the integrated and the mini mills. The work of both these types of mills is
to produce steel but still there is a slight difference on part of there functionality. In case of integrated mill
the pig iron is converted into liquid asset and in case of mini mill the steel is produced from scrap of recycled
steel. Thus the mini mill is regarded as the secondary type of steel wherein the steel is produced from the waste
being recycled through various methods and techniques and is made usable for other purposes according to the need
and requirement. Sometimes the direct reduced iron is used with the scrap to maintain the desired chemistry of
steel. The hot mill steel is the produce of steel manufacturers as per the requirement of other concerns.
Source: Hot rolling of steel, Volume 10 of Manufacturing engineering and materials
processing by William L Roberts, CRC Press, 1983, ISBN # 0824713451, 9780824713454