Voestalpine Böhler Welding

Manufacturing

ESAB launches SquareCut Technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched SquareCut Technology to further improve the productivity of automated plasma cutting operations.

HBE series of band saws for cast iron construction

Behringer’s HBE series of band saws features rigid, fully enclosed machines with solid iron bow-frame construction. The cast iron is employed to dampen vibrations, contributing significantly to both the cut quality and the blade life of the saw.

WZR installs sinter furnace for metal AM

WZR Ceramic Solutions, Rheinbach, Germany, has installed a Carbolite Gero metal sintering furnace to advance its sintering programme.

Rio Tinto signs an MOU with POSCO

Rio Tinto and POSCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore, develop and demonstrate technologies to transition to a low-carbon emission steel value chain.

BUTTING to supply plates and pipes to the ITER Project

BUTTING has been awarded the contract to supply plates, plate cuttings and welded square pipes for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) research project.

AIC develops a Level 2 system for Acciaierie Valbruna

The AIC Team will develop a new Level 2 system for Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A plants in Vicenza and Bolzano, Italy.

ABB unveils ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts

ABB has launched ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts, an advanced digital service to enable mine and steel plant operators to track speed, misalignment, damage, thickness and wear, slippage and temperature of conveyor belts in real-time.

HYBRIT to make hydrogen-reduced sponge iron

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall have recently produced the world’s first hydrogen-reduced sponge iron at a pilot scale. The technological breakthrough in the HYBRIT initiative eliminates around 90% of emissions in conjunction with steelmaking.

BMBF launches MaterialDigital initiative in Germany

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is launching the MaterialDigital initiative to advance the digitization of materials research in Germany.

NISCO grants FAC for KOCKS RSB® 500++/4 in 5.0 design

Nanjing Iron & Steel Co Ltd. (NISCO) grants to Friedrich KOCKS GmbH & Co KG, the FAC (Final Acceptance Certificate) for the successful commissioning of the 3-roll Reducing & Sizing Block (RSB®) 500++/4 in 5.0 design.