Demand remains strong in established and emerging economies, while steel production has been dominated by China, accounting for half of the global market. It is the largest and fastest growing producer and consumer of steel and it will retain its leading position throughout the forecast period.
India, Taiwan, Iran, Japan, Mexico and South Korea are other countries exhibiting strong growth in terms of steel production and consumption. Hobbs valves form a vital part of the steel milling process, ensuring safety and reliability in an industry where health and safety is the number one concern.
- Cooling water pumping stations
- Hot gas (tail gas)
- Hot air
- Blast furnace, tail gas and coke oven gas