ArcelorMittal Selects John M Henderson Charge Car for the Coke Oven Batteries in Zenica


John M Henderson starts off the New Year by winning a contract to deliver coke oven machinery for ArcelorMittal’s coke plant in Bosnia & Herzegovina. ArcelorMittal has selected JMH to design a new Charge Car, which will eliminate charging emissions at the 5.5m coke oven batteries in Zenica.

The contract involves the design, manufacture and the complete supply and supervision of installation for the new machine, which will be custom-designed to meet the specific requirements of the Bosnian plant and will become operational early in 2013. 

The JMH Coal Charging Car is widely regarded as the industry’s most complete and integrated solution for Charging an Oven, because of its solid combination of pollution control performance, maximum reliability, ease of maintenance and cost-effectiveness. The JMH Variable Pitch Screwfeeder, the Clamshell Gate and the Coal Discharge Telescopes form the Best Available Coal Handling Technology, designed to eliminate any charging emissions and coal spillage incidents, which are a major cause of concern for coke plant operators.

The main features of the John M Henderson Charge Car are:
*  Emission Free Charging
*  Zero Coal Spillage
*  Polished Stainless Steel  Coal Train
*  Charging by Density to Maximise Production
*  Advanced Automation for Manless Operation
*  Light Weight and Robust Construction for Battery Preservation

Over the past sixty years, John M Henderson has designed, manufactured and installed more than 50 Charge Cars in Canada, Brazil, UK, South Africa, Italy, Korea, Argentina, Slovakia, India, France, Australia and the USA.

Pictured: John M Henderson Screwfeeder Charge Car

Pictured: John M Henderson Screwfeeder Charge Car

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