Nucor breaks ground to celebrate the official start of construction of the new heavy-plate production plant

On October 23, 2020, Nucor Corporation held the groundbreaking ceremony for the new plant at its Brandenburg site in Kentucky, U.S. For this project, SMS group is supplying a single-strand caster for ultra-wide and ultra-thick slabs. It will produce slabs with thicknesses of between 200 and 305 millimeters and widths of up to 3,150 millimeters. This means that Nucor will be operating one of the world’s largest continuous casting plants. The vertical bending caster will be equipped with a host of quality-defining technological features, all of which meet Nucor’s high standards. In addition, a customized strand guide, an ultra-fast cooling section, and a secondary cutting line will be supplied.

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