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Visitation of Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart at the BFI

On 30.11.2018 the BFI had a visit of Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister for Economy, Innovation, Digitisation and Energy in […]

Industrial Water 2018 – BFI involved with lectures, workshop and poster

A conference on the subject of Industrial Water 2018 will be held in Frankfurt at the end of November. The […]

Practical conference “Natural gas composition fluctuations in the process industry”

On the 22th of November 2018 the practical conference “Natural gas composition fluctuations in the process industry” was successfully performed […]

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DynTemp – Fiber optic melt temperature measurement

Initial situation: The measurement of a representative melt temperature which is the average value of the entire melt, is of […]

Optimization of dedusting

Goals: Cost-effective inventory and assessment of existing plants with regard to dust emissions and the efficiency of dedusting Proposal and […]

Chemical-free deposition of magnetic particles from liquid process media

Initial situation: In the iron, steel and metal processing industry, the input of metallic particles (for example, scale) into various […]

CFD- and FEM-Simulation

Your Goals: Improvement of plant efficiency and component optimization by simulation of technical flows in furnace components (burners, fans etc…) […]

Projects

stackMonitor – Online Blast Furnace Stack Status Monitoring

Initial situation: The decreasing and fluctuating quality of raw materials and the aim to maximise PCI and decrease coke rates […]

non stick-FiReNi – Development of stress compatible coating systems for the optimization of cutting tools

Situation: Growing demands on cutting tools regarding cutting quality when processing high-quality strip materials, e.g. special paper, FRPs, insulating materials […]

Longlife Tuyere – New improved blast furnace tuyeres

Initial situation: Burning of tuyeres is the most common cause of unplanned shutdowns of blast furnaces A total non-productive energy […]

BOFdePhos – Control of Dephosphorisation in BOF process

Initial situation: End-point control of the Oxygen Steelmaking Converter (BOF) process is mainly based on results of a static charge […]

NEBS – Use of waste heat for electricity generation using ORC

Initial situation: In the iron and steel industry as well as other energy-intensive industries, a variety of different thermal process […]