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1630454400 Lecture: 1. September 2021
Prevention of secondary emission in process industry using dust suppressants

Prevention of secondary emission in process industry using dust suppressants Lecturer: Kersten Marx (BFI) Event: 5th European Steel Technology & […]

VALCRA – Final Webinar held on 16th December, 14:00 – 16:00 CET

The VALCRA team welcomes you to Final Roadmap event where a summary of the project will be given as well […]

VALCRA – Webinar held on 2nd December, 10:00 – 12:30 CET

We invite you to this webinar of our project VALCRA, on Wednesday, the 2nd of December at 10 am: Cracks […]

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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

BFI HR-Server – Interactive analysis of high-resolution data

Initial situation: Due to the use of modern measuring systems, increasingly high-resolution (HR) data are collected along the entire process […]

IntModCon – Integrated process models for liquid steel production

Initial situation: The development of a melt in temperature and chemical analysis during liquid steel production can generally be observed […]

Optimization of block casting

Your goals: Cost-effective evaluation of possible process changes Improve product quality Avoiding rejects Our portfolio: Design / optimization of pouring […]

High temperature corrosion

Your goals: Under operating conditions (furnace atmosphere, temperature, times) Determination of scale constants Determination of decarburization tendency Selection of suitable […]

Projects

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 […]

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 […]

FOMTM – Fibre optical thermal monitoring at CC billet mould

Initial situation: The initial solidification of the molten steel is important for determining the quality of the cast product Rim formation […]

Presed – Predictive Sensor Data mining

Initial situation: Some steelworks experiences problems with product deficiencies like slivers and cracks. Several pre-studies indicated a relationship between the time […]

MACO Pilot – Optimisation of the mixed-acid online monitoring and control in stainless steel pickling plants

Initial situation Economic pressure on European steel sector demands high flexible and favourable production Especially the pickling step is of […]