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Workshops “LowCarbonFuture”

LowCarbonFuture Workshop “Requirements for realization of Low-Carbon steelmaking in Europe” In the frame of the 4th ESTAD conference the workshop […]

Project meeting for the SPIRE project DESTINY in Ancona

The second meeting of the project meeting for the SPIRE-project “Development of an efficient microwave system for material transformation in […]

BFI Kolloquium 2019 „Save-the-Date“

Applied research for the steel industry! Inform on May 8, 2019 (9:00-14:30) about new research topics at the BFI Colloquium, […]

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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 […]

Optimization of block casting

Your goals: Cost-effective evaluation of possible process changes Improve product quality Avoiding rejects Our portfolio: Design / optimization of pouring […]

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 […]

1 MW pilot plant

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

Projects

SimulEAF – Optimization of the processes in the electric arc furnace

Initial situation: The complete simulation of the complex processes in the electric arc furnace requires a previously uncontrolled numerical effort. […]

AdaptEAF – Adaptive EAF on-line control for improved energetic efficiency

Initial situation: Properties of scrap used as charge material for EAF steelmaking are changing with time regarding composition, yield, energy […]

InnoZun – Improvement of the surface quality of stainless steel strip by secondary scale conditioning and innovative descaling processes

Situation: In hot processing of steel, reactions of the metal surface with ambient air result in the formation of complex […]

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 […]

DissTec

Initial situation The evolution of secondary steelmaking processes and its introduction to the steelmaking plants brought about the effective production […]