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.


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 […]

H2BF – CO2-Mitigation through Injection of H2 into the Blast Furnace – Project Phase 1

This project is funded from the State of NRW and aims to technically investigate a new, modified blast furnace process. […]


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

Vortragender: Matthias Kozariszczuk Veranstaltung: Workshop on Pickling Solutions Technology, Analysis and recycling of liquid media in surface treatment, 13th of […]

Schließung von Kühlwasserkreisläufen in der Stahlindustrie

Vortragender: Martin Hubrich, Matthias Kozariszczuk (BFI); H.Willbold, Grünbeck (Wasseraufbereitung GmbH) Veranstaltung: Dechema, 7. IndustrieTage, Wassertechnik 2019, 14.-15.11.2019 Ort: DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt […]

Lecture: 2. April 2019
Vorstellung eines Messverfahrens zur Ermittlung der Heißgasatmosphäre in Heizzügen von industriellen Koksöfen

Vortragender: Dr.-Ing. Bernhart Stranzinger (BFI); (Co-Autoren: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) E. Thienpont (BFI), Dr.-Ing. R. Kim (tkIS)) Veranstaltung: Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet Fachgruppe […]

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 […]


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

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

Adler, W.:
„Wärmerückgewinnung und Brennstoffeinsparung an Industrieöfen sowie Abwärmenutzungsoptionen.“
Seminar Industrieofentechnik der Stahl-Akademie, Bad Neuenahr, Februar 2019