Migrating from older GE drives to Modern ABB drives in a systematic phased approach to minimize customer downtime

DC2100e
Hot rolling mill application

Application and customer

  • Hot rolling mill drives modernization through several phases (2017-2020)
  • Ph 1 December, 2017
  • Ph 2 April, 2018
  • Ph 3 July, 2018
  • Ph 4 December, 2018
  • Future phases– 2019 to 2020
  • Customer: ArcelorMittal, an integrated steelworks in Indiana Harbor, USA

ABB scope

  • 12 x Screw down Drives (ph 1)  $222K
  • 4 x Pinch roll and cradle rolls (ph 2) $79K
  • 6 x Edger and table drives (ph 3) $341K
  • 10 x Crop-shear, Tables, Loopers $453K
  • Spare Parts/drives Orders totaling $200K
  • Approx. 65 drives remaining for orders ~$2M
  • Site work on T&M basis as needed

Customer benefits

  • Short installation time due to optimized cabinet layout matching the existing cable location
  • Increased product quality and output through improved control accuracy
  • Resident Engineer for service

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