Infrastructure

OUR MANUFACTURING FACILITY

The production site of Breitenfeld Edelstahl AG is located in the Muerztal area in Styria, Austria.
In order to deliver the top quality that we are known for, we invested a lot in our infrastructure.

ELECTRIC ARC FURNACE
Heart of the steel mill - a modern 65-tonne electric arc furnace with changeable vessel
LADLE FURNACE
For heating up the steel melt before vacuum treatment and for homogenizing the molten metal
VACUUM DEGASSING
Dissolved gases, such as hydrogen and nitrogen, are reduced and hence the steel purity is improved
VOD PROCESS
For the production of high-chromium steels with lowest carbon content
INGOT CASTING
The finished steel is poured into permanent molds (square, rectangular, round or polygonal)
HEAT TREATMENT
30 cooling hoods and 12 annealing furnaces for cast ingots