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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250219
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... Abstract This chapter discusses the rise of steel minimills in the late 1960s through the leadership of F. Kenneth Iverson and Gerald Heffernan. The discussion covers the development of processes for flat products, flanged beams, and railroad rails. The chapter also covers the growth...
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Published: 01 May 2018
FIG. 13.1 Gerald Heffernan built the first minimill in North America, in Ontario, Canada, and the second minimill, in St. Paul, Minnesota. Source: www.amm.com . More
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FIG. 13.2 F. Kenneth Iverson, CEO of Nucor, led the minimill industry for the first 25 years. Source: www.aimehq.org . More
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FIG. 13.3 Nucor’s minimill in Darlington, South Carolina, had initial capacity of 200,000 tons/year and originally produced long products. Circa 1969. Source: www.nucor.com More
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FIG. 13.6 The ability to make large flanged beams created a new market for the minimills. Source: www.steeldynamics.com . More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250207
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... of the minimill industry, and the rapid growth of Mittal Steel. industrial decline integrated steel industry steelmaking Strike of 1959 The steel strike of 1959 was a watershed moment in the history of the U.S. integrated steel industry. The strike itself was not the main event, but it exposed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.9781627082877
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmcs.t66560081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-291-4
... in this way. In smaller plants using supplies of locally garnered scrap (minimills) , the scrap is usually melted in electric arc furnaces. In large integrated plants, on the other hand, it has become increasingly common for the steel to be made in oxygen-blown furnaces that may be supplemented by both ladle...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.spsp2.t54410163
EISBN: 978-1-62708-265-5
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240349
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... rolling. More and more steel sheet is now being produced by minimills. These mills, employing electric arc furnaces, continuously cast steel into slabs several inches thick and a few feet wide. The slab is immediately fed through a long furnace to the hot rolling mill. However, since steel scrap...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mfub.t53740001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-308-9
.... More and more steel sheet is now being produced by minimills. These mills, employing electric arc furnaces, continuously cast steel into slabs several inches thick and a few feet wide. The slab is immediately fed through a long furnace to the hot rolling mill. However, because steel scrap...