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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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Stirring process monitoring

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

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 […]

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 […]

High temperature corrosion

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

Projects

SPOTVIEW – Sustainable Processes and Optimized Technologies for Industrially Efficient Water Usage in steel, dairy or pulp and paper industry

Initial situation Water use in steel industry: 1980 million m³ for production of 169 million tons crude steel divided in […]

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 […]

PSP-BOF – Removal of Phosphorus from BOF-slag

Initial situation Increased cost for raw materials and for landfilling have forced European steelmakers to look for new ways to […]

PlantTemp – Plant wide control of steel bath temperature

Initial Situation The aim of steel bath temperature control is to prepare the melt such that it meets the target […]

ReduHeatLoss – Reduction of Heat Losses during Hot Rolling of Long Products

The aim of ReduHeatLoss is to minimise heat losses of hot rolled long products along the rolling process. Many studies […]