Here you can find some of our completed and ongoing projects, lectures at specialist conferences and seminars, as well as an extract of our publications.


Slagreus – Reuse of slags from integrated steelmaking

Initial situation In Europe about 10 Mio.t/year of BOF slag are produced at the steelmaking. A main part is reused […]

MePHy-Methane pyrolysis

State of the Art Hydrogen has a steadily growing importance as an industrial feedstock in many industrial processes, as a […]

DynaWater4.0 – Dynamic value creation networks through digital collaboration between industrial water management and production

Initial situation Automation, networking and digital technologies are transformation drivers of process water treatment Coordination of production processes and process […]

ReflexRolle – Development of a reflecting, anti-adhesive Coating for furnace rollers

Within the planned research project a reflective and anti-adhesive coating will be developed for water-cooled furnace rolls in strip galvanizing […]


Lecture: 10. October 2019
Vorstellung eines weiterentwickelten Messgerätes zur Ermittlung von Gasbeschaffenheitsschwankungen bei Erd- und Prozessgasen

Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Bernhart Stranzinger (BFI); (Co-Autoren: Dipl.-Ing. Sebastian Bialek (BFI), Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Lorenz (BFI-BT)) Event: 2. Aachener Ofenbau- und Thermoprozess-Kolloquium […]

Lecture: 11. October 2019
Steigerung der Energieeffizienz von Banderwärmungsöfen durch neue Transportrolle

Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Bernhart Stranzinger (BFI); (Co-Autoren: Dr.-Ing. Carsten Rein und Dipl.-Ing. (FH) E. Thienpont (BFI)) Event: 2. Aachener Ofenbau- und […]

Lecture: 13. November 2019
Surface treatment by pickling with inorganic acids

Workshop-Organisation BFI: Matthias Kozariszczuk; Matthias Werner Lecturer: Pavel Ivashechkin; Ralf Wolters; Matthias Kozariszczuk; Matthias Werner Event: Workshop on Pickling Solutions […]

Lecture: 14. November 2019
Schließung von Kühlwasserkreisläufen in der Stahlindustrie

Vortragender: Matthias Kozariszczuk, Martin Hubrich, Pascal Kosse Veranstaltung: ​Dechema 7. Industrietage Wassertechnik 2019, 14.-15.11.2019, Dechema-Haus, Frankfurt Ort: Frankfurt


Ralf Wolters, Martin Hubrich, Matthias Kozariszczuk, Peter Mund, Johannes Kamp, Matthias Wessling:

“Kühl‐ und Prozesswasserbehandlung in der Stahlindustrie”

“Treatment of Cooling and Process Water in the Steel Industry”

Chemie Ingenieur Technik, Volume 91, Issue 10, Special Issue:Industrielles Wassermanagement, October 2019

Thienpont, E. K.; Stranzinger, B.; Kim, R.;  Skelnik C.:
“Vorstellung eines Messverfahrens zur Ermittlung der Heißgasatmosphäre in Heizzügen von industriellen Koksöfen”
29. Deutscher Flammentag, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Deutschland


Rein, C.; Thienpont, E., Stranzinger, B.:

“Modelling thermal processes in the steel and iron industry”

4th ESTAD, Düsseldorf, Juni 2019.

R. Wolters, G. Brenner

Final report to IGF Project No. 18486N:
“Novel ultrasonic reactor for the recovery of valuable metals from residual materials of the steel and
metalworking Industry”

VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut GmbH, TU Clausthal, Institute for Technical Mechanics / Flow Mechanics, January 2019

Final Report_AiF-Forschungsvorhaben-Ultraschallreaktor_FKZ-18486N