SHANGHAI, Mar. 16 -- Zhuzhou Smelter Group becomes China's largest supplier of lead-zinc alloy. The group has completed the commissioning of the supporting automatic production line recently following putting its zinc-melting electric furnace with China’s largest power of 1200KW into operation in early 2010, and officially put it into production, with refined zinc capacity up by 20%, and with annual newly-increased zinc ingot output of 80 kt.
Currently, the group is the largest supplier of lead-zinc alloy, with market share of its hot galvanized zinc alloy reaching over 50%. The high-power electric furnace is equipped with two zinc ingot automated production lines, with refined zinc capacity of 250 mt per day, with annual newly-increased output of zinc ingot expected to reach 80 kt, helping increase refined zinc capacity of Zhuzhou Smelter Group to 500 kt/yr.
(Edited by SMM)