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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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Solutions

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 […]

Knowledge management through semantic modeling

Communication between autonomous systems requires a common language and uniform semantics. Furthermore, due to the increasing complexity of the entire […]

1 MW pilot plant

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

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 […]

Projects

DroMoSPlan – Drones for autonomous Monitoring of Steel Plants

Baseline situation – Drone technology is increasingly being used for civilian purposes and further developed in these areas. – For […]

BOFdePhos – Control of Dephosphorisation in BOF process

Initial situation: End-point control of the Oxygen Steelmaking Converter (BOF) process is mainly based on results of a static charge […]

FlexGap – Industrial demonstration of novel adaptive flat bearing

With more and more need for high-strength-steel the rolling-mills have to be expanded to deal with the resulting higher rolling-forces. […]

TriboCoat – Optimization of highly stressed sliding contacts by the use of innovative coating and surface concepts

Situation: Frequent malfunction in the case of sliding contacts in the boundary friction regime for discontinuous movements and high loads. […]

Presed – Predictive Sensor Data mining

Initial situation: Some steelworks experiences problems with product deficiencies like slivers and cracks. Several pre-studies indicated a relationship between the time […]