Author Archives: aev

Ceramics industry: the Indian market of tile

The tile and sanitaryware market in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 10% from 2018-2023 to reach a value of nearly $10.5 billion by 2023. With sustained public and private measures in recent years, coupled with improving standards of living, the level of sanitation in India...

Design and production of a large Edger drive

Galbiati has recently built a large Edger drive for an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. The engineering process was undertaken by the Galbiati Group in collaboration with Primetals Linz, whilst the large Edger drive was purchased directly by Metinvest Engineering LLC, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Galbiati Group’ supply covered the engineering and manufaturing of a large Edger drive for a hot...

Galbiati Group and the its activity of revamping

Galbiati Group has recently realized mechanical machining of boring and milling on two Edger drive gearbox housings as part of a revamp carried out on an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. These Edger drive gearbox housings are twin and specular, with high rigidity union flange. The structure is made in an electrically welded and stress-relieved...

Third party mechanical machining on a flame tube for a gas turbine

Galbiati Group has carried out mechanical machining on behalf of a third party customer on a gas turbine component for an important international client. This is a flame tube for gas turbine made of stainless steel with high chrome content. The main difficulty occurred during the drilling of the flame tube for creating holes with a diameter of 1.8 mm,...

Galbiati Group and its activity of reconditioning of gear reducers

The Galbiati Group recently undertook a project to recondition two gear reducers for screw down drives installed in an old plant operating at Mariupol in the Ukraine. The engineering was entrusted to renowned industry leader Primetals Linz, whilst the machines themselves are the property of end customer Metinvest Engineering LLC, also located in the...

Galbiati Group built a large pinion stand drive

The Galbiati Group recently built a large pinion stand drive as part of a revamp carried out on an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. The engineering process was undertaken by the Galbiati Group in collaboration with Primetals Linz, whilst the pinion stand drive was purchased directly by Metinvest Engineering LLC, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Galbiati Group’s supply contract covered the engineering...

Indian Steel Industry

India is the second largest producer in global crude steel production after China and the UE. Trade remedial measures have contributed towards enhancing domestic production. These measures have encouraged “Make in India” steel production, increasing production capacity by 25.6% from 2014-15 with 75% capacity utilisation during 2017-18. According to Joint...

Kenya: the first nuclear power plant

Kenya is going to have its first power plant, commissioned by 2027. One of the most difficult challenge for the project’s realization is the lack of skilled personnel in this field: it seems that through Kenya Nuclear Energy Board, the Energy Ministery has been training some of its personnel in...