Steel Plant Construction

We are one of the leading steel construction companies in the field of steel plant construction and have been involved for many years in the engineering and production of complete plants for industry and the public sector.

In the field of structural steel engineering, our customers value our many years of experience in the engineering, production and assembly of

  • Hardening and tempering furnaces (including all additional systems),
  • Shelters and X-ray boxes for non-destructive material testing (NDT) in the automotive industry
  • Refuelling facilities
  • Conveyor systems and trusses,
  • Piping systems including all conveyor line components and stages, as well as basic MT and VT tests
  • Containers, components for the Federal Railways (C2 approval) as well as
  • Generally complex steel assemblies including mechanical processing and – if required – with the appropriate paint finish.

Bergedorf Observatory – Hamburg’s Gateway to the Stars

The more than 100 years old cultural monument and its refractor, one of the largest of its kind in Germany, has gotten old. Therefore, the slit closure wings were removed with the help of a mobile 100-ton crane. So that the rusted wings could be safely lifted from the dome of the observatory and placed at the foot of the historic building on a specially prepared surface, the men of SCHORISCH Stahlbau and also the crane operator had to do a great job. We had to be careful not to damage the neo-baroque domed building, which has been a listed building since 1996. After all, each of the crescent-shaped steel components weighs four tons at a length of 15 meters. A traverse was built especially for lifting and lowering so that the wings can still be tilted in the air and safely placed on trestles.

At the foot of the ensemble, Hamburg’s gateway to the stars under a tent is first stripped of stratum, then provided with corrosion protection and finally repainted. While some of the work in the observatory had already been completed, such as the renovation of the railings and catwalks, the undercarriages and the drive motors of the gap closure wings also had to be replaced. With these, the dome on Gojenberg in the Bergedorf district can be opened up to 160 centimetres wide to observe the star attraction over Hamburg.

In 1909, the astronomical observatory was regarded as ultra-modern. It’s still used today for research and public sky viewings.

Großeinsatz an der Sternwarte

Saltwater Bath

Salt baths are part of everyday production in the automotive industry when it comes to tempering aluminium components. A particularly handsome specimen of this genus with a total weight of 97 tonnes was supplied by SCHORISCH’s steelworkers to a supplier in the aviation industry.

The sheets are dipped into these double-walled special containers filled with liquid salt for thermal treatment. In this case, the length of 20 meters is even sufficient to temper large components for the manufacture of aircraft wings. The oversized “bathtub” can be filled with 230 tons of liquid salt, which is heated to 500 degrees Celsius in an industrial furnace for the tempering process.
Aluminium is used for road and air traffic primarily as a contribution to weight reduction. The material is tempered to give it high strength.

The special tub from Karstädt consists of an outer tank made of unalloyed steel and the smaller crucible made of stainless steel inside, which is filled with salt at the start of production. The crucible was elaborately insulated, because it is supposed to reliably hold the very high heat and not unnecessarily release it into the environment. Most of the production was carried out by hand, as the tub has to withstand the pressure of 230 tons of liquid salt.

Using cranes, the steelworkers put the two individual parts into one another and loaded them onto a low loader. The subsequent transport to the destination was over land and by water.

Saltwater Bath

Salt baths are part of everyday production in the automotive industry when it comes to tempering aluminium components. A particularly handsome specimen of this genus with a total weight of 97 tonnes was supplied by SCHORISCH’s steelworkers to a supplier in the aviation industry.

The sheets are dipped into these double-walled special containers filled with liquid salt for thermal treatment. In this case, the length of 20 meters is even sufficient to temper large components for the manufacture of aircraft wings. The oversized “bathtub” can be filled with 230 tons of liquid salt, which is heated to 500 degrees Celsius in an industrial furnace for the tempering process.
Aluminium is used for road and air traffic primarily as a contribution to weight reduction. The material is tempered to give it high strength.

The special tub from Karstädt consists of an outer tank made of unalloyed steel and the smaller crucible made of stainless steel inside, which is filled with salt at the start of production. The crucible was elaborately insulated, because it is supposed to reliably hold the very high heat and not unnecessarily release it into the environment. Most of the production was carried out by hand, as the tub has to withstand the pressure of 230 tons of liquid salt.

Using cranes, the steelworkers put the two individual parts into one another and loaded them onto a low loader. The subsequent transport to the destination was over land and by water.

Hardening Furnaces and Tempering Furnaces

SCHORISCH has been an engineering and production partner of well-known full-service suppliers in the field of industrial furnace construction since the beginning of the 90s. We concentrate on our core competence – the processing of steel at the highest level. The integration of electrical engineering / insulation / painting / assembly etc. is also a matter of course. Depending on requirements, we also support our customers during commissioning and assembly on site.

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Hardening and tempering furnace – housing for smelting furnace (aluminium), housing size 5000 mm x 3000 mm x 3200 mm

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Industrial furnace – conversion and extension by approx. 7 m of a hardening and tempering furnace for steel chassis parts. Furnace size 15000 mm x 2500 mm x 3700 mm

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Roller hearth furnace for the heat treatment of small components (steel bulk material). Furnace size 4000 mm x 1500 mm x 2000 mm

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Hardening and tempering furnace – conversion and extension by approx. 7 m of a hardening and tempering furnace for steel chassis parts. Furnace size 15000 mm x 2500 mm x 3700 mm

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Hardening and tempering furnace – modular furnace system for the heat treatment (solution annealing) of aluminium components. Module size 3000 mm x 2800 mm x 3500 mm. Furnace size: 6 to 8 modules

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Hardening and tempering furnace – quench furnace / conveyor furnace for the heat treatment of small steel components (screws), furnace size including drive system 12000 mm x 2800 mm x 3200 mm

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Two rotary hearth furnaces for the annealing of steel ingots for ring rolling mills. External housing diameter 8900 mm x 4200 mm

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Shelter and X-ray Box for Protection Against Radiation

Non-destructive X-ray inspection systems are used:

  • In the automotive and automotive supply industry,
  • Aerospace
  • The metal and electrical industry and in
  • Foundries.

The so-called radiographic examination is a method for detecting internal errors in the two-dimensional and three-dimensional inspection of components as well as in geometric testing. High-energy electromagnetic radiation such as X-rays and gamma radiation is conducted through the component. Inhomogeneities, imperfections, cracks or deviating material thicknesses can be displayed as a grey value difference in a two-dimensional image.

The radiographic testing using the non-destructive material testing (NDT) imaging technique is carried out in a mobile location or in radiation protection rooms or in radiation protection bunkers to protect against radiation. The design of a shield as a shelter / X-ray cabin depends on the nature of the energy and the activity of the radiation source. We are happy to advise you.

Shelter and X-ray Box for Protection Against Radiation

Non-destructive X-ray inspection systems are used:

  • In the automotive and automotive supply industry,
  • Aerospace
  • The metal and electrical industry and in
  • Foundries.

The so-called radiographic examination is a method for detecting internal errors in the two-dimensional and three-dimensional inspection of components as well as in geometric testing. High-energy electromagnetic radiation such as X-rays and gamma radiation is conducted through the component. Inhomogeneities, imperfections, cracks or deviating material thicknesses can be displayed as a grey value difference in a two-dimensional image.

The radiographic testing using the non-destructive material testing (NDT) imaging technique is carried out in a mobile location or in radiation protection rooms or in radiation protection bunkers to protect against radiation. The design of a shield as a shelter / X-ray cabin depends on the nature of the energy and the activity of the radiation source. We are happy to advise you.

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Steel Art on the Müritz Shore

SCHORISCH created the raftsman according to a model by GrafikPeter

The city of Waren has been enhanced with one more attraction. On the bank of the Müritz stands an iron journeyman. “Der Flößer” (The raftsman) is the name of the work of art that was created in the SCHORISCH steelworks. The template for the steelcut was created by Roman Peter; The Karstädt company was responsible for making his idea reality.

Actually, the employees of the modern industrial company are more the men for the really big projects. They rehabilitate historic swivel bridges, build fish ladders or renew dam beams and weirs. The digitised design by GrafikPeter from Güstrow served designers of SCHORISCH as a model for the four-meter-high sculpture made of COR-TEN B.

This type of steel is easy to shape and is also very durable, due to its insensitivity to weather conditions. COR-TEN B rusts extremely slowly. It’s easy to weld, which is usually not possible with sculptures of this size. However, as the welding engineers from Brandenburg have mastered their craft perfectly, you can’t see any welding seams. What was important was a stable foundation and a material thickness that wouldn’t weaken immediately. In this case, that’s 50 millimetres.

The sculpture will therefore remind us the heyday of rafting in the 19th century for a long time to come.

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Piping Systems

In the following diagrams you will find further examples of products that we produce for a large group of regular customers.

Piping Systems

In the following diagrams you will find further examples of products that we produce for a large group of regular customers.

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