Projects

Projects from topic Circular Economy

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 […]

Independent industrial water supply by digitalization, simulation and innovative treatment technologies (IndiWater)

Initial situation Increasing water stress leading to limited or insufficient water availability of ground and river water with negative effects […]

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 […]

Schmelzinjekt2 – Recycling of zinc-containing filter dust

Initial situation: Quantity of zinc-containing filter dust from melting processes increases (Zn as corrosion protection) Up to now, recycling solution […]

Projects from topic Co2 reduction and energy efficiency

ReInvent – Reduction of greenhouse gases

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

InTEGrated – Development of innovative TEG systems

Background A huge amount of waste heat occurs during steel making processes which is given unused to the environment. Using […]

Green Steel for Europe

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I2MSteel – Software agents for a new automation paradigm

I2MSteel – Development of a new information and automation paradigm for intelligent and integrated manufacturing in the process industry based […]

Projects from topic Process Optimization

ROLLOILFREE – Cold rollers with oil-free lubricants

Situation: Oil-based lubricants are state-of-the-art in cold rolling of steel and hot rolling of aluminium. 2-phase character of emulsions 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. […]

S5 – Integrated thickness and flatness control

Initial situation: The regulations of the strip thickness and the strip planarity influence each other. The planarity controller is artificially […]

iSLAG – Optimising slag recycling through on-line characterization devices and intelligent decision support systems

This project aims at improving slag valorization from electric steelmaking process route through improved slag conditioning and exploration of new […]