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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 […]

VALCRA – Webinar on 11th November 2020

The next free webinar on VALCRA will be held on 11 November 2020, between 10:00 and 13:00. Schedule (CET time): […]

VALCRA Webinar on 5th November 2020

The next VALCRA Webinar is held on 5th November 2020. Schedule Webinar “Measuring Techniques (Plant)” 10.00 – Welcome and Project […]

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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

Chemical-free deposition of magnetic particles from liquid process media

Initial situation: In the iron, steel and metal processing industry, the input of metallic particles (for example, scale) into various […]

Stirring process monitoring

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

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 […]

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 […]

Projects

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 […]

DynaWater4.0 – Dynamic value creation networks through digital collaboration between industrial water management and production

Initial situation Automation, networking and digital technologies are transformation drivers of process water treatment Coordination of production processes and process […]

CheckSIS – Performance assessment for automatic surface inspection systems

Initial situation: In modern steel production, automatic surface inspection systems (ASIS) are commonly used to detect and classify surface defects […]

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 […]

I2MSteel – Software agents for a new automation paradigm

I2MSteel – Development of a new information and automation paradigm for intelligent and integrated manufacturing in the process industry based […]