Steel service centre for Sinton, Texas

Published 23rd April, 2021 by Matthew Moggridge

Feralloy Processing Company and Acero Prime, S. de R.L. de C.V. have announced plans to open a new 300,000 square foot steel service centre, strategically located in Sinton, Texas where Steel Dynamics’ greenfield flat-roll mill will come online later this year. Improve Coil Storage For Slitting Line

Steel service centre for Sinton, Texas

Scheduled to be operational by Q3 2021, the planned steel service centre will significantly increase Feralloy/Acero Prime’s presence in the Gulf Coast region, it is claimed.

Butech Bliss has been selected to design, manufacture and install the state-of-the-art, stretch levelling cut-to-length line, and the slitting line for the new facility.

The new stretch levelling cut-to-length line is rated up to 1 inch thick by 84 inches wide and can produce sheets 40 feet long inside the stacker. The line features a patented Synergy® hydraulic roller leveller capable of handling the entire product range in a single leveller and is complete with a quick change roll cartridge system to minimize maintenance downtime. The Butech Bliss stretch leveller features a 50 foot stretch bed and 2,800 tons of stretching force.

Steel service centre for Sinton, Texas

Steel Pipe Making Machine The new slitting line is rated up to 0.315 inch thick by 84 inches wide and can operate up to 600 fpm. The line will include several exclusive features including the patented Butech Bliss Scrap Chopper.