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BFI Film and Flyer

Here we present our new BFI film 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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Our services

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

CFD- and FEM-Simulation

Your Goals: Improvement of plant efficiency and component optimization by simulation of technical flows in furnace components (burners, fans etc…) […]

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 […]

1 MW pilot plant

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

Processing of raw materials and residues by agglomeration

Situation: Agglomeration also results in fine-grained feedstocks, e.g. Alternative carbon carriers, fine-grained or ferrous residuals, and made usable for sintering […]

Projects

Green Steel for Europe

Initial situation: The European Union set concrete targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in terms of its 2030 […]

DeepQuality – Use of robust deep learning methods for the automatic quality assessment of steel products

Deep Learning aims to improve the automatic quality assessment of steel products by means of a holistic approach combining deep […]

InnoKon – Innovative non-stick surface to increase the service life of oxygen lances on the converter

In the converter process, pig iron is converted into crude steel with the addition of oxygen. This is done using […]

IntellCutProcess – Optimisation of cutting processes using intelligent cutting tools

Situation: The company Adient produces seat rails (by forming and punching of steel sheet) with an annual production of approx. […]

OptProKomp

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