Steelmaking
Automation Solutions for Steelmaking and Processing

Steelmaking, continuous casting, rolling and finishing: with automation solutions along the entire process chain from iron ore to steel, iSAM increases the productivity and profitability of steelmaking and steel processing companies. Innovative developments increase the safety and the speed of every relevant process and at the same time create the conditions for a quality that meets all requirements of the market.

The highlights of the iSAM solution:

Steelmaking

  • Complete level I and level II automation of the melting process
  • Integration of secondary metallurgy and vacuum treatment

Continuous casting

  • Automation of continuous casting processes from creation of the control concept right up to implementation of self-learning algorithms for optimal process control
  • Joint development of control algorithms
  • Programming of the respective control software in high-level languages or according to IEC 1131

Rolling and finishing

  • Process data management systems for hot rolling mills for processing and finishing lines
  • Integration of the entire process chain from the furnace to the coiler
  • Digital storage of the coil manufacturing data for the continuous improvement of the product quality
  • Transparency for process engineers and maintenance personnel through full insight into all control systems and production data

The advantages of the system:

  • Higher facility availability and productivity improvement
  • Optimized facility utilization
  • Increased process speed and stability
  • Increased product quality

References:

Ispat Industries Ltd.

India

Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH

Germany

Salzgitter AG

Germany