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.


non stick-FiReNi – Development of stress compatible coating systems for the optimization of cutting tools

Situation: Growing demands on cutting tools regarding cutting quality when processing high-quality strip materials, e.g. special paper, FRPs, insulating materials […]

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 […]

FlexGap – Industrial demonstration of novel adaptive flat bearing

With more and more need for high-strength-steel the rolling-mills have to be expanded to deal with the resulting higher rolling-forces. […]

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 […]


Lecture: 29. November 2018
Industrial Water 2018 – BFI involved with lectures, workshop and poster

A conference on the subject of Industrial Water 2018 will be held in Frankfurt at the end of November. The […]

Lecture: 22. November 2018
Process gas fluctuation in the steel industry

Lecture: 22. November 2018 Process gas fluctuation in the steel industry Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Bernhart Stranzinger Event: natural gas fluctuations in […]

Lecture: 4. October 2018
H2020 projects SpotView and InspireWater held joint workshop in Avilés

On 4 October, a joint workshop took place at the Avilés Niemeyer Center on the Spanish Atlantic coast, which brought […]

Lecture: 29. September 2018
DECHEMA Annual Conference: Tandem presentation by the chemical and steel industries

During the annual conference of the DECHEMA in Aachen in September the BFI gave a tandem lecture titled: “Industrial water […]


Mintus, F.; Stranzinger, B.; Schaper, R.; Küsgen, V.; Spillner, R.:
“Industrielle Erprobung von thermoelektrischen Generatoren zur Stromerzeugung aus Abwärme.”
Forschungsbericht BMWI / FKZ: 03ET1164 A/B/C

Stranzinger, B.:
“Entwicklung eines Messgerätes zur kontinuierlichen Kontrolle und Regelung der Heißgasatmosphäre von unterstöchiometrisch betriebenen Wärmebehandlungsöfen.”
Dissertation, ISBN 9-783514-008397

Dr. Jens Brandenburger
“Automatische Ursachenanalyse von Oberflächenfehlern bei der Flachstahlproduktion”
Diss. RWTH Aachen University

Rein, C.; Thienpont, E.; Stranzinger, B.:
“Modellierung thermischer Prozesse in der Stahl- und Eisenindustrie.”