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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 […]

VALCRA – Webinar held on 16th November, 10:00 – 12:00 CET

 ‘A roadmap for future research targets about cracks in continuous casting’ The webinar, involving qualified stakeholders’ participation and contribution, will […]

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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

1 MW pilot plant

Your goals: Examination of burners, components and devices under operating conditions in trial operation with process and metallurgical gases from […]

Stirring process monitoring

Goals: Monitoring and optimum control of ladle stirring in secondary metallurgy Information on the amount of stirring gas actually available […]

FIDUS – Touchless check for internal and surface defects

Testing bars and wire under 15 mm diameter at high speed for internal defects was been difficult so far. Wire […]

DynTemp – Fiber optic melt temperature measurement

Initial situation: The measurement of a representative melt temperature which is the average value of the entire melt, is of […]

Projects

EvalHD – High resolution process data for quality assessment

Initial situation Plant-wide quality databases exist at many steel producers Data-warehouses are optimized for per-coil data access For statistical analysis […]

Electroless nickel dispersion coating for wear protection

Situation: Tool wear occurs during cutting and forming Temperature gradients and deviations Mechanical stresses Abrasion and surface fatigue Solution: Development […]

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 […]

INTEGA – Thermoelectric generators (TEG) for high temperature

Situation: In the iron and steel industry, large amounts of heat are lost as radiation. One possibility for the use […]

SafeDewPoint – Acid dew point and corrosion sensors for dynamic waste heat recovery from steel mill flue gases

During combustion of steel mill gases acid dew point temperature varies strongly. SafeDewPoint aims to recover waste heat in hot […]