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Kick-off-Meeting for „Minimise sinter degradation between sinter plant and blast furnace exploiting embedded real-time analytics“ (MinSiDeg)in Linz

The kick-off-meeting for the RFCS-project “„Minimise sinter degradation between sinter plant and blast furnace exploiting embedded real-time analytics“ (MinSiDeg) took […]

SPIRE project meeting in Valencia

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

Surface treatment by pickling with inorganic acids

BFI will be co-organising a workshop in Düsseldorf on 13.11.2019 on the topic: Pickling Solutions Technology, Analysis and Recycling of […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Spülprozessüberwachung

Goals: Monitoring and optimum control of ladle stirring in secondary metallurgy Information on the amount of stirring gas actually available […]

Concepts for reducing friction and wear

Your goals: Optimization of components with regard to wear resistance Selection and evaluation of optimal materials and coatings Optimization of […]

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I2MSteel – Software agents for a new automation paradigm

I2MSteel – Development of a new information and automation paradigm for intelligent and integrated manufacturing in the process industry based […]

INCERV – Ceramic hot gas fans

Initial situation: Use of metallic fans is only possible to a limited extent due to high temperature values in industrial […]

Optimal Residual Stress Control – ORSC

Situation: Trend in product development where higher quality standards with tighter material property tolerances are demanded by clients. Quality problems […]

CheckSIS – Performance assessment for automatic surface inspection systems

Initial situation: In modern steel production, automatic surface inspection systems (ASIS) are commonly used to detect and classify surface defects […]

SitErk – Process situation detection

Initial situation: Process experts want to analyse sensorial data with regard to a specific scenario or situation.  A situation is […]