Alloy Steels Plant

Alloy Steel Plants

In order to make India self-reliant in alloy & special steels production, ASP was set up in January 1965 under Hindustan Steel Limited, now SAIL. Consultant for ASP was M/s MN Dastur & Co. Technology knowhow was from M/s Atlas Steels, Canada. Major equipment supplier was JASCON - a Japanese Consortium, while the Reheating Furnaces were supplied by Amco, Canada and Heat Treatment Furnaces supplied by Wellman Incandescent.


ASP is located at Durgapur in Paschim Burdwan district of West Bengal around 175 KM from Kolkata, along the Howrah-Delhi Main Railway line & Grand Trunk Road (National Highway-19). It is spread over an area of around 4.67 Sq. KM (467.22 Hectare).

Stages of Expansion / Facilities Added
1965: Plant Commissioned
  • 50T Electric Arc Furnace (EAF): 2 x 18.75 MVA (Make: Daido Electrosmelt, Japan)
  • Blooming & Billet Mill (900mm Blooming Mill, 700mm Billet Mill, 650mm Finishing stands)
  • Forge Shop (1 x 2000 T Press; 1 x 5T & 1 x 2T Hammers)
  • Conditioning Shop
  • Bar Mill (operation suspended)
  • Plate & Sheet Mill (3 Hi Plate Mill exists at present, Sheet Mill disposed off)
  • Heat Treatment & Finishing Shop
1982: 1 st Stage Expansion
  • 50T EAF: 1 x 25 MVA (Make: Technomashio Italiano Brown Boveri)
1986-1988: 2 nd Stage Expansion
  • 60T Vacuum Arc Degassing Unit (VAD)
  • 60T Vacuum Oxygen Decarburising Unit (VOD)
  • Continuous Casting Machine (Slab-cum-Twin Bloom Caster, Make: Mannesman Demag)
1998: Installation of 1 x 60 T Capacity Ladle Furnace
2007: New Facilities for Stainless Steel Making
  • Replacement of the 25 MVA EAF#4 (Make: Danieli)
  • Installation of 60 T capacity AOD Converter (Make: SMS Siemag)
2012: Augmentation of Stainless Steel Making Facilities
  • Installation of 60 T capacity Ladle Furnace (Make: SMS Siemag)

Quality Systems at ASP from BSI 

  • ISO: 9001::2015 for entire plant
  • IATF: 16949::2016 for auto grade products
  • ISO: 14001: 2015 for environmental management
  • ISO: 45001: 2018 for occupational health and safety management

Product Mix

ASP has a diverse product portfolio of over 400 grades catering to critical end-use by strategic sectors like, Defence, Railways, Automobiles, Power Plants, Heavy Engineering & Manufacturing Industries, including Steel Plants.

ASP's product basket includes Carbon Constructional Steels, Alloy Constructional Steels (Ni bearing, Cr-Mo bearing & Cr-Ni-Mo bearing), Case Hardening Steels, Die Blocks, Creep Resistant Steels, Spring Steels & High Mn Steels (Hadfield). ASP manufactures high impact resistant steels (armour grade steels) for Defence application and special steels for Naval application. ASP also manufactures Stainless Steels (Austenitic, Ferritic & Martensitic), including colouring of stainless steel plates for decorative applications.

Product Size (mm)
Rolled Round Cornered Square (RCS) Billets 85 - 152
Rolled Round Cornered Square (RCS) Blooms 160 - 340
Rolled Rounds 75 - 200
Forged Squares 100 - 550
Forged Rounds 100 - 625
Plates (Non-Stainless Steel) 5 - 40 thick
Concast (CC) Slabs (Stainless / Non-Stn Steel) 170 x 900-1300
Concast (CC) Bloom(Twin) (Stainless/Non-Stn Steel) 250 x 350-950

Value Added Products

ASP’s value added products includes Working Rolls like CRM ,Tandem, Reversing, Silicon Mill Rolls, Table rollers, Foot rollers, Cladded Rollers, Guide Rollers, Ring rollers, Concast segment rollers, Crane wheels, Wheels for slag cars,/ladle cars/transfer cars ,Wheel-Axle assemblies, Peel Heads, Beater Arm, Beater Head, Pull rods, Toothed Casings & bushes, Vertical/floating /Pinion shafts, Bearing Housings, Grate bars, Hammers, Pinion/Gears, Couplings, Springs, Shear Blades, Liners of (Hadfield Manganese Steel) and many more for sister units and private customers.


Contact Telephone E-mail
Executive Director +91-343-2545053 edasp[dot]sail[at]sail[dot]in
Head of Works +91-343-2545058 gmworks[dot]asp[at]sail[dot]in
Head of Materials Management +91-343-2545199 sanjay[dot]singhal[at]
Marketing - SRM, CMO, ASP +91-343-2545158 srmssdur[dot]cmo[at]sail[dot]in
Public Relations Department +91-343-2546879 aspprd[at]gmail[dot]com

Public Information Officer:
Mrs Sarmistha Datta
Sr.Mgr (P&A)
Phone: +91-343-2546224

Contact Us
Alloy Steels Plant,
Mr Kamalendu Mishra
Chief of communication
E-mail: aspprd[at]gmail[dot]com
Tel 0343-2546879
Durgapur 713208, West Bengal