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AOD Optimizer

Dynamic process optimization (Level 2) for stainless and special steelmaking

AOD Optimizer
  • Continuous online calculation and dynamic control of steel and slag properties using well-proven process models
  • Calculation of necessary additions and gas consumptions
  • Process visualization and operator guidance using a state-of-the-art HMI 
  • Comprehensive reporting tools for heat logging, delay handling, and alarm generation
  • Simulation of the entire AOD process; a Digital Process Twin for product development
  • Improved and guaranteed steel quality
  • Reduction of process gases and agents
  • Lower refractory costs