21/02/2022 – For new greenfield rolling mill project

Chengde Jianlong orders Kocks 3-roll “RSB 5.0”

The Chinese steel producer Chengde Jianlong Iron+Steel Co. Ltd. has placed an order with Friedrich Kocks GmbH+Co KG, Hilden, Germany, for a Reducing and Sizing Block (RSB) 500++/4 in Star Drive Design for its straight bar mill.


The picture shows a comparable “RSB 500” which is currently operating in China. © Kocks


Chengde Jianlong is part of the Jianlong group, which integrates new industries as resources, steel, marine and electromechanical. Following an order for an “RSB 370++/4” in 2017, the company will commission its second Kocks block. The new 1.000,000t/a rolling mill will be located in Chengde, China.

Key equipment of the new rolling mill complex is the Kocks 3-roll “RSB”, which will be located as a finishing unit after the roughing and intermediate train and will produce straight bars within a dimension of Ø 60.0mm – 160.0mm. Included in the Kocks scope of supply is the Remote control (RC) as well as the state of the art bar mill configurator Bamicon Octopus which setups the “RSB” for the individual products to be rolled.

The commissioning of the new “RSB” is scheduled for the beginning of 2023.