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 […]

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 […]

RekCarb – Upcycle of carbon containing residuals and by-products through recrystallisation in molten metals

Initial Situation: Surplus of C-residuals Many carbon containing residuals are yet either burned or landfilled The chemical potential of carbon […]

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 […]

Projects from topic Co2 reduction and energy efficiency

DissHEAT – Dissemination of the heating technology research results for emission minimization and process optimization towards todays fossil-free heating agenda

Background Over the past 30 years, the steel industry has reduced their emissions by over 25% and is aiming for […]

H2BF – CO2-Mitigation through Injection of H2 into the Blast Furnace – Project Phase 1

This project is funded from the State of NRW and aims to technically investigate a new, modified blast furnace process. […]

FlexElectricSteel – : Intraday Energy Management for Electric Steel Plants

Initial Situation Fluctuating energy supply requires new approaches to energy flexibility also in the electric steel production sector Determination of […]

ReInvent – Reduction of greenhouse gases through process innovations in the basic materials industry

Background Target according to the German government’s climate protection plan: Germany to achieve greenhouse gas neutrality by 2045 Industry generates […]

Projects from topic Industry 4.0 and Measurement

SafeDewPoint – Acid dew point and corrosion sensors for dynamic waste heat recovery from steel mill flue gases

During combustion of steel mill gases acid dew point temperature varies strongly. SafeDewPoint aims to recover waste heat in hot […]

s-X-AIPI – self-X Artificial Intelligence for European Process Industry digital transformation

The overall objective of s-X-AIPI is to research, develop and experiment an innovative toolset of custom trustworthy self-X AI technologies […]

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 […]

Projects from topic Process Optimization

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Reduwearguid+ – Reduction of wear on guiding components in hot rolling finishing and coiling line for improved service life time and product surface quality

Situation: The main requirements of wear components in hot strip mills are high resistance against: abrasive wear to increase lifetime, […]

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