Wire Rod Mill


In line with the company’s philosophy to expand its product range to offer a complete product basket to the customer, TSUL now also offers wire rods in 5.2 mm to 22 mm diameters from its first unit .3 MTPA capacity integrated steel plant at Lugazi, Uganda. The .3 MTPA capacity wire rod mill at Lugazi is equipped with latest technology from New Field Company, India.

This mill is operational with advanced rolling equipment such as reducing and sizing mill, high speed shear, pinch rolls and laying heads along with controlled temperature rolling and controlled cooling to meet the processing requirements of various grades of carbon and alloy steel. This results in improved mechanical properties with optimal scale weight and type.

The wire rods come with the promise of high quality and dimensional precision. The latest technology that comes with New Field, mill assures high degree of thermo mechanical properties along with unparalleled dimensional accuracy, providing consistency of mechanical properties within a coil and from coil to coil. Therefore, the wire rods are the material of choice among wire drawers across the country.

The mill is equipped with coil reforming technology which ensures that the coils are shipped with adequate care and reach customers with excellent coil stability without any damage. The company continues to improve and innovate to produce the best of quality and develop systems that can deliver its products at the end user’s door-step in excellent condition. The quality assurance system equipped with modern equipments and highly skilled work force constantly strives to get the best of products by controlling entire process at every vital point.


Wire rod mill at Lugazi, Uganda produces low carbon, medium carbon, high carbon and other special grades that include cold heading quality (CHQ), electrode quality, high carbon wire rods for spring steel, spoke wire, pre-stressed concrete, tyre bead.


TSUL wire rods are suitable for a wide range of applications such as : -

   Fasteners, bolts, rivets, screws
   General purpose wiresElectrode wires, industrial wires, agriculture wires
   Bush wires, chain rivet wiresDetonator wire
   Umbrella ribs, upholstery wires, cycle spokes, needle wires, heald wires, staple pin wire, safety pin wires
   Tyre and hose reinforcement wires
   Pre-stressed concrete wire, springs and rope wiresCard clothing wires
   Vineyard wiresBall bearing quality
   Automobile parts like screw, fasteners, bush, spline, socket, connecting rod, shaft, gear, rivets, engine shaft, connecting rod
   Spindles, gears and so on

Wire Rods from TSUL come with a promise of consistent quality and high dimensional .

   Plain rod : 5.2, 5.5 – 22 mm (in 0.5 mm increments)

   Coil weight : 1 tonnes maximum

   Coil outside diameter : 1000 mm

   Coil inside diameter : 700 mm


   Size (mm) : 5.5 – 22.0

   Tolerance (mm) : +/- 0.10

   Maximum quality (mm): 0.12


   Low carbon grades : SAE 1006 / 1008 / 1010 / 1012 / 1015 / 1018 / 1020

   CAQ Medium carbon grades : SAE1030 / 1035 / 1038 / 1040 / 1541 / EN8D

   High Carbon : HC36 / 40, HC41 / 45, HC51 / 55, HC56 / 60, HC61 / 65, HC66 / 70, Tb68, HC71 / 75, HC76 / 80, HC81 / 85, PSC116, SWR52A, SWR62A, SWR82A

   Cold heading quality : SAE1010 / 1015 / 1018 / 1020, SAE10B21, SAE15B25, SAE15B41, 19MnB4

   Electrode quality grades : EQ (IS2879), JSPL Weld (MIG), EM12K

   Free cutting grades : SAE 12L14, EN 1A, EN 8M, EN 15AMBall bearing grades : EN31, SAE52100

   pAlloy grades : 16MnCr5, 20MnCr5, SCM 415H, SCM 420H, SAE8620, SAE4135, SAE4140

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7th & 8th floor,
Crane Chambers,
P.O. Box 26373, Kampala, Uganda.
Telephone: +256 414 500 086/87
FAX: +256 414 500 083
E-mail: info@tembosteels.co.ug