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ecoMetals Forum „Green thermoprocess technology” starts

ecoMetals Forum „Green thermoprocess technology” starts

Tog­e­ther with the VDMA and FOGI, the IOB is orga­ni­zing the eco­Me­tals Forum “Green ther­mopro­cess tech­no­lo­gy”. The forum high­lights the impact of cli­ma­te tar­gets and the ener­gy tran­si­ti­on on ther­mopro­cess tech­no­lo­gy. The focus is on ener­gy poli­cy frame­work con­di­ti­ons, rese­arch and inno­va­ti­on, and examp­les of cli­ma­te-fri­end­ly solu­ti­ons. The event will take place on June 12, 2023, as part of the…

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Hindalco Industries visits the IOB

Hindalco Industries visits the IOB

Gre­at mee­ting bet­ween Hind­al­co Indus­tries and the IOB, dis­cus­sing latest advance­ments in alu­mi­num pro­duc­tion, exci­ting pos­si­bi­li­ties for col­la­bo­ra­ti­on and inno­va­ti­on in the indus­try. On 15 May 2023, a mee­ting was held bet­ween the IOB and the Indi­an alu­mi­ni­um and cop­per manu­fac­tu­rer Hind­al­co Indus­tries. A dele­ga­ti­on from Hind­al­co, con­sis­ting of Amar Ghat­ak (Lead Qua­li­ty Tech­ni­que, Central…

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AHTST Laboratory of the University of Alberta visits the IOB

AHTST Laboratory of the University of Alberta visits the IOB

On May 04, 2023, a dele­ga­ti­on from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Alber­ta (Cana­da) visi­ted the Depart­ment for Indus­tri­al Fur­naces and Heat Engi­nee­ring. This dele­ga­ti­on was led by Pro­fes­sor André McDo­nald, Asso­cia­te Vice Pre­si­dent and Pro­fes­sor of Mecha­ni­cal Engi­nee­ring. Tog­e­ther with his col­le­agues Mos­ta­fa Yakout, Ehsan Hash­e­mi, Maria Ophe­lia Jar­li­go and two PhD stu­dents, Moham­mad Aatif Qazi und Nashit…

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Project Meeting DissHEAT in Luleå

Project Meeting DissHEAT in Luleå

On March 22 and 23, a mee­ting of the DissHEAT pro­ject was held in Luleå (Swe­den) at Swerim’s rese­arch cen­ter. The­re the five pro­ject part­ners (BFI, CRM, Rina, Swe­rim and IOB) met to dis­cuss the fur­ther work in the DissHEAT dis­se­mi­na­ti­on pro­ject. The IOB was repre­sen­ted at the mee­ting by Dr.-Ing. Tho­mas Ech­ter­hof and Elsa Bus­son. The aim of the pro­ject is to pro­vi­de a com­pre­hen­si­ve over­view of…

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11th European Combustion Meeting and IFRF Workshop — The IOB in Rouen

11th European Combustion Meeting and IFRF Workshop — The IOB in Rouen

The Euro­pean Com­bus­ti­on Mee­ting and the IFRF Work­shop were held at the Uni­ver­si­té de Rouen Nor­man­die (France) on April 25–28, 2023. The IOB was repre­sen­ted at both events by Elsa Bus­son, Nico­las Din­sing, Lin­da Gies­ler, Mari­us Phil­ipp, Lukas San­kow­ski and Nico Schmitz. On April 25, a work­shop of the IFRF (Inter­na­tio­nal Fla­me Rese­arch Foun­da­ti­on) with the topic “From Lab sca­le to industrial…

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The IOB at the 75th Annual Meeting of the DECHEMA High Temperature Technology Section in Karlsruhe

The IOB at the 75th Annual Meeting of the DECHEMA High Temperature Technology Section in Karlsruhe

On 28th and 29th March 2023, the 75th annu­al mee­ting of the DECHEMA (Gesell­schaft für Che­mi­sche Tech­nik und Bio­tech­no­lo­gie e.V.) High Tem­pe­ra­tu­re Tech­no­lo­gy Sec­tion took place at the Karls­ru­he Insti­tu­te of Tech­no­lo­gy (KIT). The IOB was repre­sen­ted at the annu­al mee­ting by Elsa Bus­son, Kath­ri­na Thei­sen, Lin­da Gies­ler, Fran­zis­ka Ott, Lukas San­kow­ski and Moritz Eick­hoff. The aim of the section…

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EU-funding for large-scale project HyInHeat

EU-funding for large-scale project HyInHeat

With HyIn­Heat — Hydro­gen tech­no­lo­gies for decar­bo­ni­sa­ti­on of indus­tri­al hea­ting pro­ces­ses a lar­ge-sca­le pro­ject with 28 part­ners from 12 Euro­pean count­ries, coor­di­na­ted by the Depart­ment for Indus­tri­al Fur­naces and Heat Engi­nee­ring (IOB) star­ted. The kick-off mee­ting final­ly took place in Aachen at the end of Janu­ary. The con­sor­ti­um around the IOB has set its­elf the goal of demons­t­ra­ting the use…

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FlexLBO Trials at Georgsmarienhütte GmbH

FlexLBO Trials at Georgsmarienhütte GmbH

In Janu­ary 2023, the Ener­gy and Mass Balan­ces group from the Depart­ment for Indus­tri­al Fur­naces and Heat Engi­nee­ring (IOB) con­duc­ted indus­tri­al tri­als on the Elec­tric Arc Fur­nace (EAF) at Georgs­ma­ri­en­hüt­te GmbH (GMH) in Georgs­ma­ri­en­hüt­te. The tests were orga­nis­ed as a part of the Flex­LBO pro­ject, a joint initia­ti­ve bet­ween IOB and GMH star­ted in August, 2020 and expec­ted to be com­ple­ted in 3.5…

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Master’s thesis in cooperation with NTNU Trondheim at the IOB with the topic: Technology-explicit dynamic material flow analysis of the global aluminium cycle

Master’s thesis in cooperation with NTNU Trondheim at the IOB with the topic: Technology-explicit dynamic material flow analysis of the global aluminium cycle

On Mon­day 12th Sep­tem­ber 2022, Moritz Lang­horst gave the final pre­sen­ta­ti­on of his Master’s the­sis with the topic „Tech­no­lo­gy-expli­cit dyna­mic mate­ri­al flow ana­ly­sis of the glo­bal alu­mi­ni­um cycle“. The goal of the the­sis, which was car­ri­ed out in clo­se coope­ra­ti­on with the Depart­ment of Ener­gy and Pro­cess Engi­nee­ring of NTNU Trond­heim, was to fur­ther deve­lop a dyna­mic mate­ri­al flow analysis…

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