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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 […]

New measuring instrument for the determination of the combustion technology properties of process, mixed and natural gases

Your goals: Efficient combustion of process, mixed and natural gases even in the case of changes in the fuel gas […]

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 […]

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 […]

Projects

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 […]

Rensodyn – Knowledge-based process management for better energy utilization

Initial situation: Alternating feedstocks at sintering plant and blast furnace Adaptations of the process management to changing boundary conditions necessary […]

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 […]

WEISS – Efficient operation of cooling water circuits by integrated desalination at the example of the steel industry

Initial situation Use of 2.3 billion m3 / a of water across industries for cooling purposes in Germany Salting due […]

REKUKER – Ceramic heat exchanger

Initial situation: Steel recuperators are limited in the application temperature. Ceramic recuperator burners are suitable for 1,200 ° C, but […]