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WaterWatt: Efficiency of water circuits: Workshop and poster presentation in Düsseldorf on 12.03.2019

WaterWatt: Efficiency of water circuits Workshop and Poster Exhibition in Düsseldorf on 12.03.2019 from 9:00 to 14:00 o’clock During a […]

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 […]

BFI Kolloquium 2019 „Save-the-Date“

Applied research for the steel industry! Inform on May 8, 2019 (9:00-17:00) about new research topics at the BFI Colloquium, […]

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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 […]

BFI HR-Server – Interactive analysis of high-resolution data

Initial situation: Due to the use of modern measuring systems, increasingly high-resolution (HR) data are collected along the entire process […]

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 […]

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 […]

Projects

EfficientELO – Energy and resource efficient electro-galvanizing of steel strip

Situation: Large amounts of zinc top dross occur as low-grade residues in the hot-dip galvanizing lines High ohmic power losses […]

HiJetRod Pilot – Resource-efficient hydromechanical descaling system for wire coils

Initial situation Descaling of stainless steel wire requires several pickling steps with high consumption of chemicals and long treatment time. […]

TempKorroSchu

Situation: During re-heating of material for the production of special long products and forged screws 1 to 2 % of […]

MeltCon – Melt temperature control in electric arc furnace

Initial situation: Electric Arc Furnace has high demand of electrical and chemical energy. Precise end point control essential for energy […]

Quality4.0 – Transparent product quality supervision in the age of Industry 4.0

Situation: Progressive digitalization is changing the game of many industrial sectors. One of the main aspects of todays’ Industry 4.0 […]