Toshiba has been active in the Australian steel and nonferrous industries for many years. Typical of the recent projects for which Toshiba equipment has been used are: -

  • Converters, PLC's, HMI's etc. for modernisation of an aluminium foil rolling mill at Yennora, NSW.
  • Converters, main DC motors, PLC's, HMI's etc. for modernisation of an aluminium cold rolling mill at Yennora, NSW
  • Supply, installation and commissioning of converters for a plate mill at Port Kembla, NSW
  • Converters, DC motors, inverters and a PLC control system for a CPCM carousel Recoiler at Port Kembla, NSW
  • PLC and HMI for the modernisation of a aluminium cold rolling mill at Granville, NSW

In 1998 at BHP Western Port, Victoria, Toshiba carried out a completed re-automation of the hot strip mill including the installation and commissioning 24 sets of converters up to 6000 HP, various inverters, a PLC control system, and modelling & supervisory computers.

Completed projects include: -

BHP New Zealand Steel

Equipment: 4Hi & 6Hi Cold Cooling Mills
Continuous Pickle Line
Hot Strip Mill

BHP Coated Steel Australia - Port Kembla

Equipment: 3 x Metal Coating Lines

BHP BlueScope Steel - Port Kembla

Equipment: Converters, PLC's
Hot Strip Mill

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