Dr.-Ing. Christian Schwotzer, M. Sc.

Address: RWTH Aachen University
Department for Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering
Kopernikusstr. 10
52074 Aachen
Phone: +49 (0) 241-80 26068
E-Mail: schwotzer@iob.rwth-aachen.de
Room: 01-204

Group Manager Low CO2 process heating


Combustion processes in gas fired industrial furnaces for the reheating and heat treatment of metal products and the use of renewable energies in industrial furnaces.

Fields of activity

  • Reduction of scale formation on copper and steel products
  • Direct Flame Impingement (DFI)
  • Flameless Oxidation (FLOX)
  • Burner design and optimisation
  • Radiant tubes
  • Combustion diagnostics with OH*-visualisation
  • Combustion diagnostics with laser-induced fluorescence (LIF)
  • Simulation of combustion processes
  • Hybrid heating concepts (fossil fuels/electricity)
  • Use of renewable energies in industrial furnaces


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