Intuitive, user-friendly operator interface
Xuanhua has a total of four large blast furnaces, three of which use ABB’s Freelance distributed control system.
Xuanhua Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. is the key enterprise of Hebei Iron & Steel Group (HBIS). Its main production equipment includes four blast furnaces, five converters, nine steel rolling production lines, six coke ovens and 11 power generation units.
It has an annual production of 8 million and 8.2 million tons of pig iron and steel, respectively.
According to the customer, Freelance adequately meets the precise requirements of the processes, specifically the need for fast communication speed, safety communication network configuration and an intuitive user-friendly operation interface, to name a few.