SAIL to start commercial production of Head Hardened rails
NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): SAIL to start commercial production of Head Hardened rails – Towards commencing commercial production of Head Hardened (HH) rails Public Sector Steel Manufacturer SAIL is getting towards the fiscal consistent with its chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary. HH rails are special rails utilized in high-speed freight corridors and metro rail projects.
Such rails are manufactured using the top hardening technology in touch about 50 percent higher pressure compared to normal rails. SAIL has found out facilities for the assembly of HH rails at the new Universal Rail Mill (URM) at its Bhilai steel mill (BSP) in Chhattisgarh, and therefore the cold trials for an equivalent have already been completed, Mr Chaudhary said about power possesses delayed on account of COVID-19 pandemic, the corporate is getting to commence commercial production of the top Hardened Rails during the present fiscal year as per the need of Indian Railways,” he was stated saying.
Moving towards higher speed and axle load rails and recently Railways required R 260-grade rail for its use and supplied the R 260-grade vanadium alloyed special grade prime rails to the national transporter. In July 2020, the corporate dispatched the primary batch of special R 260-grade vanadium alloyed rails to satisfy the need of Indian Railways.
Railways had a long relationship with SAIL and it’s one among the foremost trusted partners of the Railways. we’ve supplied railway tracks to Indian Railways which, if measured, can circumnavigate the world quite twelve times”, he further added.
SAIL has found out a replacement 1.2 million tonne once a year universal rail mill (URM) at a price of about Rs 1,200 crore, as a part of its modernization program for the Bhilai steel mill, to supply different types of rails. The 130-meter rail rolled at URM is that the world’s longest rail one piece.
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