Projects

Projects from topic Circular Economy

DynaWater4.0 – Dynamic value creation networks through digital collaboration between industrial water management and production

Initial situation Automation, networking and digital technologies are transformation drivers of process water treatment Coordination of production processes and process […]

Schwermetall-Adsorber – Development of an adsorption material for selective heavy metal removal from industrial process waters

Initial situation: For the circulation of process water, dissolved heavy metals must be removed, e.g. From cooling water or washing […]

BioCOnversion – Bioconversion of CO/syngas into a plastic precursor

Initial situation Process gases from the steelworks are currently used thermally or are converted into electricity CO-containing process gases are […]

SPOTVIEW – Sustainable Processes and Optimized Technologies for Industrially Efficient Water Usage in steel, dairy or pulp and paper industry

Initial situation Water use in steel industry: 1980 million m³ for production of 169 million tons crude steel divided in […]

Projects from topic Co2 reduction and energy efficiency

LowCarbonFuture – Exploitation of Projects for Low-Carbon Future Steel Industry

Initial situation The iron and steel industry is one of the most energy intensive sectors EU Commissions Low Carbon Roadmap […]

NEBS – Use of waste heat for electricity generation using ORC

Initial situation: In the iron and steel industry as well as other energy-intensive industries, a variety of different thermal process […]

Me²H2-Methane pyrolysis

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

Green Steel for Europe

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

Projects from topic Industry 4.0 and Measurement

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 […]

OptDeslag – Improved deslagging and slag conditioning

Initial situation: Performance of many metallurgical operations is significantly influenced by the condition of the slag Therefore in some cases […]

MACO Pilot – Optimisation of the mixed-acid online monitoring and control in stainless steel pickling plants

Initial situation Economic pressure on European steel sector demands high flexible and favourable production Especially the pickling step is of […]

IConSys – Improved quality management in flat steel production

Initial situation DSS developed during DECFLAQ project is successful running since 2007 at ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein Operators are supported to check […]

Projects from topic Process Optimization

TempKorroSchu

Situation: During re-heating of material for the production of special long products and forged screws 1 to 2 % of […]

Optimal Residual Stress Control – ORSC

Situation: Trend in product development where higher quality standards with tighter material property tolerances are demanded by clients. Quality problems […]

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 […]

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. […]