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BOF Tapping Expert

Safe tapping for all types of steelmaking converters - LD (BOF), AOD and KOBM

BOF Tapping Expert
  • Automatic tapping procedure—including control of vessel position, ladle car movement, and positioning of the chute for ladle alloying
  • Comprehensive safety concept that meets the latest standards for operational safety
  • Maintain manual tapping as hot-stand-by and for training
  • Combination with process control for implementation of a seamless control sequence: blowing-alloying-tapping
  • Fulfill special requirements for desired weight, desired ladle freeboard, or minimal slag at the end-of-tapping   
  • Time-optimized converter tapping with minimal slag carry-over