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Consortium meeting of SPIRE Project MORSE at BFI

On 03.05.2018 the partners of the SPIRE project MORSE (Model-based Optimisation for efficient use of ResourceS and Energy) held their […]

Seminar “Oxide formation and flexibe descaling during steel processing”

On 23.11.2017 the seminar “Oxide formation and flexibe descaling during steel processing” was held by BFI in cooperation with Steel […]

Best Poster Award – Comsol Conference 2017 Rotterdam

Best Poster Award –  Comsol Conference 2017 Rotterdam The Comsol Conference 2017 was helt 18-20. Oktober in Rotterdam. Thousands of […]

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New measuring instrument for the determination of the combustion technology properties of process, mixed and natural gases

Your goals: Efficient combustion of process, mixed and natural gases even in the case of changes in the fuel gas […]

Process models blast furnace frame

Your goals: Determination of the gap and position of the dead man Determination of filling level in the baking rack […]

High temperature corrosion

Your goals: Under operating conditions (furnace atmosphere, temperature, times) Determination of scale constants Determination of decarburization tendency Selection of suitable […]

DynAcid – Online concentration monitoring in pickling baths

Initial situation: The targeted adjustment of the optimum concentrations of free acid fractions and metals in industrial steel pickling baths […]

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NanoZunKonLub – Application of nanoparticle enhanced coatings for scale conditioning in die forging processes in order to optimize the tribological system

Situation: Scale formation of 1 to 2 % during reheating of the material for die forging process lead to material […]

Mikrokaltschmieden – Application of machine hammer peening on profiled rolls for wear reduction and improvement of the surface quality and dimensional stability of hot-rolled profiles

Situation: Partially high wear rates can appear at hot rolling of profiles due to thermal and mechanical stresses. High mechanical […]

SUSTAINTAP – Blast furnace sustained tapping practice

Initial situation Unknown position and voidage of the dead man Uncertainty concerning liquid levels of iron and slag Hearth wear […]

Nanocarbides – Enhancing technological properties of tool steels by cryogenic treatment

Initial Position: Cryogenic treatment – adjunctive treatment in hardening and tempering process to improve wear resistance and toughness of tool […]

ReduWearGuid – Reduction of wear on guiding components in hot rolling finishing and coiling line for improved service life time and product surface quality

Situation: The main requirements of wear components in hot strip mills are high resistance against: abrasive wear to increase lifetime, […]