Projects

Projects from topic Circular Economy

NickelRück – Recovery of nickel from process waters of phosphating

Initial situation: Processes and waste water containing nickel are produced during the phosphating of steels Seizure of phosphating sludge after […]

Schwermetall-Adsorber – Development of an adsorption material for selective heavy metal removal from industrial process waters

Initial situation: For the circulation of process water, dissolved heavy metals must be removed, e.g. From cooling water or washing […]

INSPIREWATER – Innovative Solutions in the Process Industry for next generation Resource Efficient Water management

Initial situation Process related intake of scale, formation of hardness and salting (rolling mill cooling water) or metals in pickling […]

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. […]

Projects from topic Co2 reduction and energy efficiency

SimulEAF – Optimization of the processes in the electric arc furnace

Initial situation: The complete simulation of the complex processes in the electric arc furnace requires a previously uncontrolled numerical effort. […]

INCERV – Ceramic hot gas fans

Initial situation: Use of metallic fans is only possible to a limited extent due to high temperature values in industrial […]

PowGETEG – TEG for high temperature waste heat recovery

Initial situation: Industries involve a huge amount of energy demand. A considerable amount of this energy is lost and escapes […]

Rensodyn – Knowledge-based process management for better energy utilization

Initial situation: Alternating feedstocks at sintering plant and blast furnace Adaptations of the process management to changing boundary conditions necessary […]

Projects from topic Industry 4.0 and Measurement

TotOptLis – Through-process optimisation of liquid steelmaking

Initial situation: Process control in secondary metallurgy is based on static operating instructions and manual interventions, taking into account measurements […]

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 […]

DynStir – Dynamic stirring in secondary metallurgy

Initial situation: Stirring is often carried out on the basis of static pre-set parameters, without regard to the changing metallurgical […]

OptDeslag – Improved deslagging and slag conditioning

Initial situation: Performance of many metallurgical operations is significantly influenced by the condition of the slag Therefore in some cases […]

Projects from topic Process Optimization

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 […]

OptProKomp

OptProKomp – Optimized process chain for the generation of demand-oriented material properties for extremely loaded machine and plant components Situation: […]

ELOTOP – Influences of the electro-galvanizing process on the surface topography alterations

Situation: The roughness of zinc coated steel flat products is a very important regarding the deep drawing properties and the […]

CoolCut – Development of an innovative industrial cutting technique for highly abrasive web-type material

Situation: High tribological load on circular knives, resulting in high wear. Wear of knives caused by different mechanisms, depending on […]