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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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On-line measurement of acid and metal salt concentration in pickling baths

Initial situation: The targeted adjustment of the optimum concentrations of free acid fractions and metals in industrial steel pickling baths […]

1 MW pilot plant

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

Process models blast furnace frame

Your goals: Determination of the gap and position of the dead man Determination of filling level in the baking rack […]

High temperature corrosion

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

Projects

TotOptLis – Through-process optimisation of liquid steelmaking

Initial situation: Process control in secondary metallurgy is based on static operating instructions and manual interventions, taking into account measurements […]

Slagreus – Reuse of slags from integrated steelmaking

Initial situation In Europe about 10 Mio.t/year of BOF slag are produced at the steelmaking. A main part is reused […]

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 […]

ReduWearGuid – Reduction of wear on guiding components in hot rolling finishing and coiling line for improved service life time and product surface quality

Situation: The main requirements of wear components in hot strip mills are high resistance against: abrasive wear to increase lifetime, […]

BioCOnversion – Bioconversion of CO/syngas into a plastic precursor

Initial situation Process gases from the steelworks are currently used thermally or are converted into electricity CO-containing process gases are […]