Tikhvin Ferroalloy

TIKHVIN FERROALLOY

Tikhvin Ferroalloy's (TFZ) acquisition made Yılmaden the 4th biggest producer in the global chromium industry and reinforced its position as the world’s 2nd biggest producer in the high quality high carbon ferrochrome market.

Tikhvin Ferroalloy started activities in April 2007. It is located in Tikhvin, about 200 kilometers east of Saint Petersburg, Russia. YILDIRIM Group acquired the plant in 2013 as a subsidiary of Yılmaden Holding.

Tikhvin Ferroalloy is among Russia’s largest producers of high carbon ferrochrome, and it is the most modern ferroalloy manufacturing plant of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Tikhvin Ferroalloy produces high carbon ferrochromium with over 69.5% chromium content. The company’s production volume alone accounts for 30% of Russia’s high carbon ferrochrome production.

ANNUAL FERROCHROME
PRODUCTION CAPACITY:

130,000 mt

*: Including the slag recovery of 10,000 mt

Product Sizes (mm)

Lumpy : 10-50 / 10-100
Fines : 0-10

Advantages

  • High Cr Content
  • Low Si Content
  • Low P Content
  • Low Impurities
  • Lowest V Content in the world
  • Lowest Ti Content in the world

HC FeCr Production Capacity

Commissioned 2007-2008
Transformer Capacity 4X21.5 MVA
Annual Prod. Capacity 120,000 mt

Specifications of TFZ’s HC FeCr

  HC FeCr STD HC FeCr ULP HC FeCr LP HC FeCr C9
TFZ STD TFZ ULP TFZ LP TFZ C9
Cr 68-69 68-69 68-69 67-68
C 8.2-8.5 7.5-8.0 7.5-8.0 9.0-9.5
Si 0.2-0.5 0.2-0.5 0.2-0.5 0.2-0.5
S 0.044-0.050 0.044-0.050 0.03-0.05 0.03-0.05
P 0.020-0.030 0.012-0.015 0.018-0.020 0.025-0.030
Ti 0.012-0.020 0.012-0.020 0.012-0.020

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