OZKAN uses direct melting of scrap to produce free cutting steel. Alloying elements are added in the form of ferroalloys or metals. The production process route is Electric arc furnace -> Ladle furnace -> Vacuum de gassing -> Continuous casting -> Hot rolling. Hot rolled free cutting steels are being produced in various shapes such as Square Bars, Round Bars.
Free cutting steel is used for various application. For example:
• Hydraulic systems (fittings, valves etc.)
• Engineering components (Nuts, bolts, studs etc.)
Özkan Steel was founded in 1953 and has its headquarter and production sites in İzmir- Aliağa over an area of 460,000 m². Özkan Steel, having a melting capacity of 1,000,000 tons and rolling capacity of 700,000 tons per year, has been active in producing special steel profiles for the Shipbuilding, Offshore, Onshore, Automotive, Mining and Tunneling, Railways, Agriculture, Earth Moving, Material Handling, Machinery, Energy and Commercial Construction sectors. Özkan Steel has been using its over 60 years of experience in hot rolling of special profiles to increase its product portfolio continuously. This accumulated experience grants Özkan Steel the ability to be one of the leading steel companies in the production of special steel grades and special steel profiles throughout the world.