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BFI Film and Flyer

Here we present our new BFI film and flyer. The BFI offers innovative ideas and converts them into tailor-made, operational […]

Real laboratory of the energy transition makes steel production more sustainable thanks to hydrogen

Press Release With H2Steel, a real laboratory for the energy transition is being launched at the largest European steel location […]

The BFI supports you in the application, preparation and monitoring of funding projects

Situation: Many companies in the process industry are very interested in participating in publicly funded projects on new innovative R&D […]

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We offer innovative ideas and implement them by excellent applied research in customised operational solutions for process industry. We consider ourselves as a dynamic partner for foresighted acting companies.

Solutions

IntModCon – Integrated process models for liquid steel production

Initial situation: The development of a melt in temperature and chemical analysis during liquid steel production can generally be observed […]

1 MW pilot plant

Your goals: Examination of burners, components and devices under operating conditions in trial operation with process and metallurgical gases from […]

Recycling of process residues by injection into metallurgical processes

Initial situation: Fine-grained process residues (eg filter dust or dried sludge) often contain considerable amounts of metals, alloying components and […]

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 […]

Projects

SafeDewPoint – Acid dew point and corrosion sensors for dynamic waste heat recovery from steel mill flue gases

During combustion of steel mill gases acid dew point temperature varies strongly. SafeDewPoint aims to recover waste heat in hot […]

ReduHeatLoss – Reduction of Heat Losses during Hot Rolling of Long Products

The aim of ReduHeatLoss is to minimise heat losses of hot rolled long products along the rolling process. Many studies […]

MiningWater – Mining water recovery using innovative technologies for saving fresh water

Initial situation Conflicts of water use due to increasing water demand from population growth and industrial development combined with inadequate […]

InnoKon – Innovative non-stick surface to increase the service life of oxygen lances on the converter

In the converter process, pig iron is converted into crude steel with the addition of oxygen. This is done using […]

iSLAG – Optimising slag recycling through on-line characterization devices and intelligent decision support systems

This project aims at improving slag valorization from electric steelmaking process route through improved slag conditioning and exploration of new […]