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Improving surface quality in hot strip rolling InFire Seminar on 29 October 2020, webinar

The InFire Project The seminar is organized as a workshop within the project “Infire” (Strategy to increase the hot strip […]

BMBF final event MachWas

At the BMBF final event MachWas on 12-13.02.2020, the coordinator Ralf Wolters presented the final results of the membrane project […]

Kick-off-Meeting “REVaMP” in Brussels

The Kick-off-Meeting for the SPIRE-Project „Retrofitting Equipment for Efficient Use of Variable Feedstock in Metal Making Processes“ (REVaMP) took place […]

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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 […]

Concepts for reducing friction and wear

Your goals: Optimization of components with regard to wear resistance Selection and evaluation of optimal materials and coatings Optimization of […]

Optimization of block casting

Your goals: Cost-effective evaluation of possible process changes Improve product quality Avoiding rejects Our portfolio: Design / optimization of pouring […]

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 […]

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 […]

HiperScale – High performance hot rolling process through steel grade-dependent influencing of the scale formation and flexible descaling control

Initial situation: Scale formation during reheating leads to material losses. Poor descalability and scale residuals lead to surface impairments and […]

INSPIREWATER – Innovative Solutions in the Process Industry for next generation Resource Efficient Water management

Initial situation Process related intake of scale, formation of hardness and salting (rolling mill cooling water) or metals in pickling […]

SCI4climate – Scientific competence center for a climate-neutral and competitive basic industry in NRW

SCI4climate.NRW is a research project supported by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia in connection with the IN4climate initiative to develop […]

EvalHD – High resolution process data for quality assessment

Initial situation Plant-wide quality databases exist at many steel producers Data-warehouses are optimized for per-coil data access For statistical analysis […]