Aachen ’16: Steel plants need improved flexibility
Published: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Insufficient knowledge of wear patterns of refractory materials in steel ladles and lack of data gathering result in long upgrading times and high costs for steelmakers – an approach that has to change.
The steel industry needs to improve in flexibility and
know-how if it wants to survive in the long term, Rinus
Siebring, part of Tata Steel Netherlands’ R&D
department, told attendees at the 59th International Colloquium
on Refractories in Aachen, Germany.
Siebring said that the current working practices of...