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Improving surface quality in hot strip rolling InFire Seminar on 29 October 2020, webinar

The InFire Project The seminar is organized as a workshop within the project “Infire” (Strategy to increase the hot strip […]

BMBF final event MachWas

At the BMBF final event MachWas on 12-13.02.2020, the coordinator Ralf Wolters presented the final results of the membrane project […]

Kick-off-Meeting “REVaMP” in Brussels

The Kick-off-Meeting for the SPIRE-Project „Retrofitting Equipment for Efficient Use of Variable Feedstock in Metal Making Processes“ (REVaMP) took place […]

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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 […]

Thermography for energy monitoring of products and processes

With the aid of thermocameras, temperatures and energy losses of products and aggregates can be visualized Your goals: Non-contact detection […]

Recycling of process residues by injection into metallurgical processes

Initial situation: Fine-grained process residues (eg filter dust or dried sludge) often contain considerable amounts of metals, alloying components and […]

Concepts for reducing friction and wear

Your goals: Optimization of components with regard to wear resistance Selection and evaluation of optimal materials and coatings Optimization of […]

Projects

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 […]

TempKorroSchu

Situation: During re-heating of material for the production of special long products and forged screws 1 to 2 % of […]

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 […]

OptiReg2 – Heat exchanger

Initial situation: Poor convective heat transfer in through-passages of ceramic honeycomb bodies. Size heat transfer area. Size of the regenerators […]

UrbanNickel – Recovery and recycling of nickel from deposited neutralization sludge of the stainless steel industry

Situation: When pickling stainless steel large amounts of nickel-containing neutralization sludge are produced. Since 1970, approximately 1.2 million tons of […]