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CAP ACERO awards Primetals Technologies follow-up orders after successful replacement of converter #2


• Primetals Technologies will revamp converter #1 after converter #2 was successfully started

up earlier this year

• Converter #2 revamped by Primetals Technologies will be equipped with the proven

pneumatic slag retention system Vaicon Stopper

• Vaicon Stopper ensures the reduction of slag carry over during tapping to a minimum

• Vaicon Stopper leads to a significant decrease of operating cost due to lower consumption of

slag formation agents and deoxidizing materials with a positive impact on steel quality

• 150th reference for Vaicon Stopper worldwide