SAIL gets ready to commission Bhilai Steel Plant No.8 Blast Furnace

Steel Authority of India’s (SAIL) has commissioned its blast furnace No. 8 (Mahamaya ) in February 2018. The blast furnace has a useful volume of 4060 cubic metre and capacity of producing 8030 tonnes of hot metal per day or and 2.8 million tonne per annum. It has new generation technological features like Cast-House and Stock House Dedusting System, Top Pressure Recovery Turbine (TRT), Pulverised Coal Injection (PCI), Modern Heat Transmission System through Carbon Block, Ceramic Cup and SGI & Cu-staves and other state-of-the-art energy-efficient and pollution control equipment including Waste Heat Recovery system. With this commissioned, Bhilai steel plant capacity has gone up from 5.0 million tpa to 7.5 million tpa

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