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2nd ISIJ-JK-VDEh-Jernkontoret Symposium

The 2nd ISIJ-JK-VDEh-Jernkontoret Symposium was helt 12-13 June 2017 at Jernkontoret , Stockholm. 27 lectures were given by paticipants of […]

The BFI reestablishes itself

As a research and development partner to the process industry, especially the steel industry, the BFI stands for applied top […]

Sales activities

The BFI strengthens its sales activities and welcomes Mr Tilo Reichardt in a new role. As Head of Technical Sales […]

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Our services

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

TriboCoat – Optimization of highly stressed sliding contacts by the use of innovative coating and surface concepts

Situation: Frequent malfunction in the case of sliding contacts in the boundary friction regime for discontinuous movements and high loads. […]

TopTemp – Shaft furnace analysis with acoustic gas temperature measurement

Initial situation: Shaft furnaces such as blast furnaces for pig iron production are highly effective aggregates, but very complex physico-chemical […]

PlantTemp – Plant wide control of steel bath temperature

Initial Situation The aim of steel bath temperature control is to prepare the melt such that it meets the target […]

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 […]

S5 – Integrated thickness and flatness control

Initial situation: The regulations of the strip thickness and the strip planarity influence each other. The planarity controller is artificially […]