- 16 Sept
ESSB 2020 Annual Maintenance has Started Up
At 21:50 on 16th September, the BOF converter was shut down and started the maintenance service of the BOF converter, represented the official start of the ESSB annual maintenance 2020.
Affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, the spare parts and refractory materials that scheduled for annual maintenance in March could not arrived on time, and the annual maintenance work was postponed repeatedly. All departments overcame various difficulties encountered by overseas steel production organizations during the epidemic period, and achieved the safe service of BOF converter with 17440 heat, fulfill the company's requirement of annual maintenance delay.
According to the characteristics of single process production of ESSB, the company decides to carry out the 2020 annual maintenance into two parts, that is maintenance of the BOF converter furnace and the replacement of converter furnace flue. The annual maintenance work is organized according to the principle of "Safety First, Maximum Efficiency, Maintenance Schedule of Steel Making Production as the Main Line, Blast Furnace Recovery as the Focus, Energy Medium as the Guarantee, Take Care of the Peak Power Consumption Control".
Power generation cut off at 6:59, the sintering line stops at 8:00, the blast furnace stops at 8:40, and the BOF converter is dismantled at 9:30. The annual maintenance work of all departments is fully started and carried out smoothly.
Written by: P&T Guan Yanjie