Semi-finished long products

Extremely wide selection

Our semi-finished long product range includes billets, blooms, slabs, and ingots and rebar. Our outstanding product catalog entails a variety of sizes and grades for further processing based on your needs.

Benefits

Why Semi-finished long products

  • A comprehensive portfolio that includes Billets and blooms, forged and rolled billets, cast slabs, ingots, and rebar
  • Available in variety of sizes and grades for further processing
  • Exceptional flexibility for reactive production schedules

Attributes

  • Billets and blooms: consistent surface, centerline, and cast quality
  • Rolled and forged billets: used in a wide range of forging applications such as flange forging as well as seamless tubes, and bar production
  • Cast slabs: 300 mm slab reduces material wastage and costs while forging
  • Ingots: produced by uphill teeming/bottom-filling into fixed-sized molds

High-quality semi-finished products

Our outstanding product catalogue entails a variety of sizes and grades for further processing based on your needs. The exceptional flexibility of our melt shops allows for reactive production schedules to provide short lead times.

Our end-to-end approach, from melting, casting and rolling to finishing and testing, ensures that we can offer a full range of semi-finished long products with industry-leading consistency, delivery performance, and technical support.

Our experts are here to support you with precise guidelines for forging and processing to help you get the best results possible from our stainless steels.

 

Cast billets and blooms

Our cast billet and blooms come in an industry-leading variety of grades. These stainless-steel products are suitable for a variety of applications including feedstock for rolling wire rod or bar, as well as certain forging applications. The consistent surface, centerline, and cast quality ensure the highest performance.

We provide consistent high-quality and delivery reliability to a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels.

 

Rolled and forged billets

Our rolled and forged billets come in a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels. These are used in a wide range of forging applications such as flange forging as well as seamless tubes, and bar production.

The rolled and forged billets boast consistent high-quality in terms of surface, straightness, center line, and chemical composition.

 

Cast slabs

Our cast slabs come in a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels with consistently high quality and delivery reliability. These products are utilized in both hot and cold rolling operations into coil, sheet and plate or used in the forging industry.

Our production also includes 300 mm thick slab, which reduces material wastage and costs in forging applications with precise shape cutting. Also, you are able to optimize the length of our slab to your needs, which reduces yield loss in forging and results on average in more than 10% in yield benefit.

 

Ingots

Our ingots come in a range of grades and used in both billet and forging applications. We also provide expert advice for forging and processing.

Outokumpu ingots are utilized for forging or rolled into large heavy billets and bars. Our ingots are produced by uphill teeming/bottom-filling into fixed sized molds.

 

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Semi-finished long products

Cast billets and blooms

Outokumpu’s cast billets and blooms’ application include feedstock for rolling wire rod or bar, as well as certain forging applications. We provide consistent high-quality and delivery reliability to a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels.

 

Applications

  • Wire rod and bar production
  • Forging applications

 

Benefits

  • Consistent surface, centerline, and cast quality
  • Expert technical support for customer processing
  • Industry-leading variety of grades (including tailored grades)
  • Full product traceability
  • Reliable delivery performance

 

DIMENSIONS
BLOOM
Surface finish Thickness (mm) Width (mm) Length (mm)
Black 300 400 2,000–12,000
CAST BILLET
Surface finish Dimension (mm) Length (mm)  
Black 127–200 3,800–12,000  
Ground 127–200 3,800–12,000  

 

Nominal billet sizes: 127 x 127 mm, 140 x 140 mm, 150 x 150 mm, 180 x 180 mm and 200 x 200 mm.

 

 

Outokumpu rolled and forged billets

Outokumpu’s rolled and forged billets are used in a wide range of forging applications, for example flange forging as well as seamless tubes. We provide a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels.

The rolled and forged billets boast consistent high-quality in terms of surface, straightness, center line, and chemical composition. Our experts are always on hand to guide you through the forging process to get the best possible results from our materials.

 

Applications

  • Bar production
  • Forging applications
  • Flanges
  • Seamless tubes

 

Benefits

  • Consistently high quality and delivery reliability
  • Expert advice to help with processing
  • Over 30 years’ experience working with leading forgers
  • Flexible production means we can give equal priority to orders from both large and small customers

 

DIMENSIONS
ROLLED BILLET ROUND
Surface finish Diameter (mm) Length (mm)
Black 75–270 3,000–12,000
Ground 75–270 3,000–12,000
Spot ground 75–270 3,000–12,000
Peeled 70–200 3,000–12,000
ROLLED BILLET SQUARE
Surface finish Dimension (mm) Length (mm)
Black 75–250 3,000–12,000
Ground 75–250 3,000–12,000
Spot ground 75–250 3,000–12,000
FORGED BILLET ROUND
Surface finish Diameter (mm) Length (mm)
Black 150–400 3,000–12,000
Ground 150–400 3,000–12,000
Spot ground 150–400 3,000–12,000
Peeled 140–230 3,000–12,000
FORGED BILLET SQUARE
Surface finish Dimension (mm) Length (mm)
Black 150–300 3,000–12,000
Ground 150–300 3,000–12,000
Spot ground 150–300 3,000–12,000

Outokumpu continuously cast slabs

Outokumpu’s continuously cast slabs are utilized in both hot and cold rolling operations into coil, sheet and plate or used in the forging industry. We provide a wide range of ferritic, austenitic, duplex, heat resistant, and precipitation hardening stainless steels with consistently high quality and delivery reliability. Our production also includes 300 mm thick slab, which reduces material wastage and costs in forging applications.

Reducing yield loss by using slab in forging

 

Applications

  • Coil sheet and place production
  • Forging applications

 

Benefits

  • Consistent surface, centerline, and cast quality
  • Expert support for processing
  • 300 mm slab reduces material wastage and costs while forging
  • Reliable delivery performance

 

How using Outokumpu slab reducing yield loss in forging

  • 300 mm thick slab replaces ingots in certain applications
  • Cut precise shapes to minimize wastage (nesting)
  • Optimize length of slab to your needs
    • Outokumpu slab reduces yield loss in forging resulting
    • : > 10% yield benefit

 

DIMENSIONS
CAST SLAB
Surface finish Thickness (mm) Width (mm) Length (mm)
Black, Ground 170 960–1,575 4,000–12,000
Black, Ground 200 960–1,575 4,000–12,000
Black, Ground 300 700–1,575 3,000–6,600

Outokumpu ingots

Outokumpu ingots are utilized for forging or rolled into large heavy billets and bars. Our ingots are produced by uphill teeming/bottom-filling into fixed sized molds. We provide stainless steel ingots in a range of grades, along with expert advice for forging and processing.

 

Applications

  • Billet and bar production
  • Forging applications

 

Benefits

  • Consistently high quality and delivery reliability
  • Expert support for processing

 

DIMENSIONS
INGOT
Weight (tonnes) Surface finish Upper size (mm) Lower size (mm)
5.7 Black 629 x 629 452 x 452
7.2 Black 790 x 790 640 x 640
19.6 (slab ingot) Black 765 x 1,773 621 x 1,632

 

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