Accierie Venete Padua
Acciaierie Venete first began producing steel in 1957 operating in the field of commodities: ingots, billets and rebars. At the beginning of the 1980s, the company began to move towards the production of high quality long products, a process which led to it becoming one of Europe's leading producers in the engineering steel market.
ACCIAIERIE VENETE RELIES ON DANIELI FOR ITS NEW ULTRA-MODERN SBQ MILL
Acciaierie Venete has chosen Danieli technology again for its new mill located in Padua, Italy to produce SBQ round bars from 18 to 82.5 mm, and in the future flats and hexagons from 30 to 60 mm.
The rolling mill, made of heavy-duty horizontal/vertical stands, is characterized by a drawing/rolling block to produce bars with high dimensional tolerances of 1/8 EN 10060:2003. Featuring four-roll technology, The Drawer allows great production flexibility thanks to free-size rolling up to 4 mm and quick production changeover in less than 4 min.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 600000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Steel making
- Rolling mill
This plant produces the following type of products:
Venete steelworks are located within the industrial zone nearby the historic center of Padua town. Not really significant mill on the first glance belongs among the top Italian producers with almost 1,5 mil tones of crude steel per year.
The plant was founded as an iron smelter in 1946. In 1957 the production shifted to steel ingots casting only. The first continuous caster was commissioned here in 1974 and followed by secondary metallurgy shop with the ladle furnace and vacuum degasser in 1980. By the 1991 three continuous casters, one 120 tones electric arc furnace and the heavy section rolling mill were in operation already.
Today Acciaierie Venete is the flag ship of the Venete group with 4 other mills. The production is focused on automotive industry mainly.