Gijon Sinter Plant – Two complete automated sampling solutions – Iron Sinter – 2007 .

Customer & Plant
ArcelorMittal / Gijon Sinter Plant
Two complete automated sampling solutions
Iron Sinter

M&W JAWO Sampling supplied the Gijon Sinter Plant with two complete sampling systems taking representative samples from the plants main belt conveyors. The systems are used to sample iron sinter which is used as part of the steel production. All of this takes place at different plants and mills at the Gijon production site.

The Gijon production site is one of several ArcelorMittal production sites in Spain and mainly produces wire rods, rails and heavy plates. The Gijon Sinter Plant has an annual production of 6 mio. tonnes and is located close to the harbor for easy transport.

ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest steel producer with an annual production of around 90 mio. tonnes of steel, which accounts for roughly 5 % of the entire world’s steel production. The company also has large mining operations and is one of the biggest iron ore producers in the world.

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