We are proud to announce that the XCarb® recycled and renewably produced heavy plate, is now backed by an independent third-party accredited Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).
“With this EPD, steel users can formally assess the environmental profile of the products they use. This new EPD meets the EN 15804 European standard and showcases that our heavy plate guarantees a CO2 footprint that is around 65-percent lower than the same product made via the conventional steelmaking route,” notes Denis Parein, Commercial Head of Heavy Plate for ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products. “As well as meeting growing customer demand, it also addresses the legitimate concerns of local authorities and end users who want to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of projects related to the energy transition and construction.”
ArcelorMittal’s XCarb® recycled and renewably produced heavy plate is produced from slabs made in an electric arc furnace (EAF) using almost 100-percent scrap and 100-percent renewable electricity, ArcelorMittal is also the first steelmaker in Europe that can offer such low-carbon emissions heavy plate with a unit weight of up to 18 tonnes.
Heavy plate has a wide range of applications in markets such as wind energy, shipbuilding, bridges and civil engineering, pressure vessels, and line pipe for the transportation of energy such as hydrogen and oil and gas. Using XCarb® recycled and renewably produced heavy plate in these applications enables ArcelorMittal’s customers to significantly reduce their Scope 3 (supply chain) emissions.
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