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BFI Video and Flyer

Here we present our new BFI video and flyer. The BFI offers innovative ideas and converts them into tailor-made, operational […]

Real laboratory of the energy transition makes steel production more sustainable thanks to hydrogen

Press Release With H2Steel, a real laboratory for the energy transition is being launched at the largest European steel location […]

The BFI supports you in the application, preparation and monitoring of funding projects

Situation: Many companies in the process industry are very interested in participating in publicly funded projects on new innovative R&D […]

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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

DynAcid – Online concentration monitoring in pickling baths

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

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 […]

Optimization of dedusting

Goals: Cost-effective inventory and assessment of existing plants with regard to dust emissions and the efficiency of dedusting Proposal and […]

Adjustment of the fuel gas air ratio in the near stoichiometric range

Your goals: Efficient heat treatment of steel, non-ferrous metals, porcelain / ceramics Gas generation from natural gas Complete thermal post-combustion […]

Projects

OptProKomp

OptProKomp – Optimized process chain for the generation of demand-oriented material properties for extremely loaded machine and plant components Situation: […]

ReflexRolle – Development of a reflecting, anti-adhesive Coating for furnace rollers

Within the planned research project a reflective and anti-adhesive coating will be developed for water-cooled furnace rolls in strip galvanizing […]

iSLAG – Optimising slag recycling through on-line characterization devices and intelligent decision support systems

This project aims at improving slag valorization from electric steelmaking process route through improved slag conditioning and exploration of new […]

Me²H2-Methane pyrolysis

State of the Art Hydrogen has a steadily growing importance as an industrial feedstock in many industrial processes, as a […]

MiningWater – Mining water recovery using innovative technologies for saving fresh water

Initial situation Conflicts of water use due to increasing water demand from population growth and industrial development combined with inadequate […]