Top 7 GOES manufacturers Outside Asia
The U.S. steel manufacturer AK Steel Holding Corporation currently offers the highest number of different Grain Oriented Electrical Steel (GOES) products in the Outside Asian region. The company offers 27 different GOES steels, in the range of 23 mm to 35 mm thickness.
According to the Germany-based business data provider Fygen, in 2nd place is the Czech-based GO Steel Frydek Mistek a.s, offering 25 Grain Oriented Electrical Steels and below them is German firm ThyssenKrupp with 21 Grain Oriented Electrical Steels. Following them are Stalprodukt, ArcelorMittal Mistek Frydek a.s, ATI Metals, and ArcelorMittal Inox Brasil, in respective order. The database provided by Fygen covers all products from manufacturers of Grain Oriented Electrical Steels worldwide and is being updated on a monthly base. Transformer manufacturers, for example, will have access to a complete and up to date overview of the market, which enables them to make the right purchasing decisions.
The specifications of the steels are based on the relevant specifications like grade, thickness, core loss, lamination factor. In detail, the database provides Manufacturer, Thickness in mm, Core Loss in W17/50/Kg, W17/50/Lb and W17/60/Kg W17/60/Lb, Grade, JIS Grade, ASTM Grade, Lam Factor, Laser, Finish, sources of information. For example, you can set a filter for the thickness of 27 mm and you will get all products available from every company worldwide, including a comparison of different core loss specifications.
Photo: Die neue Konzernzentrale von ThyssenKrupp, im Krupp-Gürtel in Essen / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0