New oxygen plant on-stream in India


India-based Sanghi and MSPL Gases have jointly launched an oxygen plant at M/s Steel Authority of Indias (SAIL) plant.

According to Vaibhav Sanghi, director of Sanghi, the installed plant is a matter of pride for Sanghi. The plant was fully developed by Indian engineering skill. It is the first of its kind manufactured by an Indian manufacturer, offering a cost effective solution to all integrated steel units across the world.

The plant has been successfully commissioned to produce high purity gaseous and liquid oxygen for lancing and blowing in blast furnaces for steel making.

The 60tpd plant produces high purity oxygen at 99.9% purity and ultra high purity nitrogen at 99.9999% purity. The plant can also operate in a part liquid mode. It feeds gaseous oxygen into the steel unit at a pressure of 30 bar and enters production within eight hours of startup.

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