2020 AISTech Conference Proceedings

100% In-Process Compositional Testing Using X-Ray Fluorescence

30+ Year Campaign of IJmuiden Blast Furnace No. 6

A Continuous Galvanizing Process for Long Steel Products

A Forecasting Model-Based Discovery of Causal Links of Key Influencing Performance Quality Indicators for Sinter Production Improvement

A Metallurgy-Based Real-Time Quality Certification System

A Mini-Tutorial for Managers and Practitioners: Machine Learning for Process Improvement in Iron and Steel Manufacturing

A Modified Johnson-Cook Model Incorporating the Effect of Grain Size on Flow Stress

A Potential Application for Utilizing Adaptive Mesh Refinement in a Continuous Caster Simulation

Accelerating Product Chemistry Refinement Using Machine Learning

Addition of Scrap and DRI/HBI to the Blast Furnace -- Technology to Overcome Top Temperature Limits and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Advancements in High-Emissivity Coatings

AI Application to Front-End Bending Prediction

AI Application to Melting Temperature Prediction in an Electric Arc Furnace

An Effective Solution for Open Casting Improvements at Mid American Steel and Wire: Facts and Figures of PROIL Application

An Integrated Approach to Steel Cleanliness Evaluation of Aluminum-Killed Steel Produced Using CSP Technology

An Investigation on the In-Line Direct Quenching Parameters on the Microstructure and Hardness Uniformity of an Abrasion-Resistant Steel Plate

Analysis of Inclusion Clusters Using Machine Learning Tools

Application of CISDI-ECIA Material Storage Technology in Bulk Materials Handling Plant of Baosteel Shanghai

Application of Decision Tree-Based Twin Support Vector Machines to Classify Dephosphorization in BOF Steelmaking

Application of Finite Element Analysis to Blast Furnace Crude Gas Piping System Design

Application of Machine Learning for Defective Coils Prediction

Application of Oxygen-Enriched Combustion in an Industrial Reheating Furnace Using CFD

Application of Soft Reduction to Improve Internal Quality of Fine-Punched Steel

Applications and Practices of Integrated Intelligent Management and Control Platform for Ironmaking Area

Applications That Reduce the Pressure Drop of Air Pollution Control Systems: From Canopy Hood to Stack

Artificial Intelligence Services in Steel Production -- On Premises and in the Cloud

Assessment of the Peritectic Behavior in the Continuous Casting Mold

Automatic Pilot for Strip Processing Lines

Automatic Slab Yard: Concepts Applied to a Greenfield Yard

Ball Spalling in Rolling Element Bearings: Decrease in Rolling Contact Fatigue Life Due to Inferior Microstructure and Manufacturing Processes

Basic Actions to Prevent Continuous Casting Defects of Billets

Bearing Grease Selection -- Going Beyond the Data Sheets

Best Practices for Conducting Factory Acceptance Tests on Major Capital Projects

Blast Furnace Campaign Extension by Recovering Cooling Capability of the Furnace Body and Increasing Cost Competitiveness by Low-Grade Coke Operation in Pohang No. 1 Blast Furnace

Blast Furnace Data Validation Using Deep Learning as an Enabler for Autonomous Blast Furnace

BOF Gas Cleaning System Upgrades for Increased Efficiency and Off-Gas Quality

CAE Simulation and Study on Revamping Dust Catcher for Blast Furnace

Campaign Life Extension of Blast Furnace Offgas System

CFD Study of an Energiron Reactor Fed With Different Concentrations of Hydrogen

Choosing an Electrical Supplier

Classifier Tuning of Automated Surface Inspection System

Coal Rheology -- The Effect of Rank and Sample Preparation on Test Results

Cold Rolling Mill Technologies for Electrical Steel

Comprehensive Tool to Bring Total Cost of Ownership in Design During Project Conceptualization Stage at Engineering and Projects at Tata Steel

Computational Fluid Dynamics Studies of Slag Entrapment in Continuous Casting Process

Computational Studies and Optimization of Inclusion Removal in a Steel Ladle

Computerized Blast Furnace Training System

Configuring and Tuning U and W Radiant Tubes for Optimum Performa

Contactless Mold Thermal Mapping: A New Tool for Metallurgists, Quality Control and Productivity Improvement

Corrosion Behavior of Different Alloys in Zn and Al Alloy Galvanizing Baths

Crane Remote Driving: Applications in Meltshop Area

Crane Safety -- We've Done the Thinking So You Don't Have To

Current Best Practice for Rolling Mill Fume Exhaust System Design

Cutting-Edge Technology for HSM -- Strip Steering Control

Danieli Condition Monitoring System -- A New Package for Predictive Maintenance

Danieli Endless Casting and Rolling: Energy-Saving Technology for the Rebar Market

Danieli Universal Endless -- Outstanding First Results of Production Flexibility

Decoupled Flatness and Contour Control in the Last Stands of a Hot Strip Mill During Rolling

Decreased Sinter Process Variation at BlueScope Steel Using Real-Time Feed Composition

Design and Application of an Optimum Roughing Mill Backup Roll Contour in a Hot Strip Mill

Development of Electrical Discharge Coating for Extended Textured Roll Campaigns

Development of Heavy-Gauge X80 Spiral Line Pipe With Low-Temperature Toughness

Development of High-Efficiency Recuperator by New Heat Transfer Promoting Device at Continuous Annealing Line

Development of Long-Life Slag Pot by Optimizing Stiffness Structurally for Temperature Distribution

Development of Nanobainitic Steels With Accelerated Kinetics and Tensile Strength of 1.7-2.0 GPa

Development of Steel Manufacturing Plant-Specific Safety Plan

Development of Strategy for Sustaining, Enhancement and Cost Reduction at Severstal’s Primary End

Digital Substations and Process Bus for Steel Mills -- Overview and Quantitative Assessment

Dynamic Control of Top Blowing Gas Jet Velocity by Applying Actuation Gas

Effect of Slag Basicity on Non-Metallic Inclusions in BN4 Stainless Steel

Effect of Ti Microalloying on Inclusions and Mechanical Properties of Q195 Carbon Structural Steel

Effects of Alloy Elements in Advanced High-Strength Steels on the Efficiency of Nitrogen Removal in a Tank Degasser

Effects of Interaction of CO2 H2O and K on Coke Thermal Strength

Effects of Methane Injection on Carbon Formation in MIDREX Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI)

Effects of Reduction and Carburization on Strength of Direct Reduced Iron

Efficient Purification of Ferrosilicon Alloy Using Oxidizing Agent

Evaluation of Mechanical Behavior Shifting of API 5L X70M Skelp Through Accelerated Cooling and Spiral Forming Processes

Evaluation of the Iron Content in Non-Metallic Inclusions in Steel for (Sub)-Microscopic Steel Cleanness Description

Evolution of Non-Metallic Inclusions in Highly Alloyed Steels

Flexibility in Charge Materials and Low-Emission Production With CONPRO

Fourth Industrial Revolution for Torch Cutting Equipment

Full Hydraulic Solution -- The Advanced Fourth-Generation Pair Cross Mill

Fully Automated Rating of Slab Segregation Images for Pipeline Steel on a Continuous Scale

Galvanneal Furnace Analysis and Control Methods

Gas Cleaning and Waste Heat Recovery Solutions for Integrated Steel Plants and Mini-Mills -- State-of-the-Art Technologies and Latest References

Generation of High-Corrosion-Resistance Surface-Optimized Diffusion Alloy (SODA) Steel Sheet for Forming Operations

Grounding Brush Platinum Shaft Plating for Improved Bearing Performance

Heating Value and Waste Gas Flow Controlled Exhaust Gas Combustion for a 150-Ton RH-TOP Degasser at Big River Steel

High-Performance Plate Production at the New Steckel Plate Mill at Shandong Iron & Steel in Rizhao, China

High-Throughput Casting Technology -- Challenges and Solutions

History and Latest Technology of Castables for Steel Ladles of Japanese Integrated Steel Mills

Holistic Process Condition Analyzer as a Platform for an Intelligent Rolling Mill

Hot Rolling Coil Technology Development for Pipes Intended for Extraction and Transportation of Petroleum Products

How JSW Dolvi Evolved Since 1998 to Become One of the Most Productive CSP® Plants in the World

How U.S. Steelmaking Became a Green Industry and What Lies Ahead

Hydrogen-Based Annealing Technologies for High-Alloyed Steel Strips Open Various Market Segments

IEC Technical Specification for AC Adjustable-Speed Rolling Mill Motors

Imaging the Remaining Refractory Lining in Active Blast Furnaces

Impact of Lip Adjustment on Wiping Efficiency

Implementation of MANIFEST Augmented Reality System at Tata Steel Europe

Importance of Simulation and Modern Logistics in Project Management

Improved Prediction of Steel Hardness Through Neural Network Regression

Improvement of Centerline Segregation at United States Steel Corporation’s Gary Works No. 2 C Line Continuous Caster

Improvement of Steel Plate Temperature Control Accuracy in Accelerated Cooling

Improving Roll Neck Bearing Grease Lubrication

In-Plant Observations and Thermomechanical Modeling of Different Vessel Types Applying an Insulation Layer

Inclusion Shape Control Through Ca Treatment

Industrial Perspective of Digital Twin Development and Applications for Iron and Steel Processes

Industry 4.0 Boosts the Steel Industry Into a New Era of Digitalization and Smart Technology

Influence of Mold Powder Slag Composition on Formation of Oxide Particles in Steel

Influence of Production Factors on the Mechanical Properties of Ti-Bearing Steels

Inspection of Rolled Heavy Plate by 3D Inspection

Installation of Vaicon Slag Stopper at U. S. Steel -- Great Lakes Works

Integrated Overall Quality Management

Intelligent Quality Monitoring System as an Effective Tool for Quality Control in Continuous Galvanizing Line at Tata Steel

Interactions Between Dry Vibratable Tundish Linings and Steel Melts

Investigation of Carbon Deposition During Natural Gas and Oxygen Injection for the Direct Reduction Ironmaking Process

Investigation of High-Rate and Pre-Heated Natural Gas Injection in the Blast Furnace

Investigation on Blast Furnace Copper Stave Operation Conditions

Ironmaking in Russia

JinXi Blast Furnace No. 9 Refractory Wear Evaluation Based on AU-E and Physical Measurements

Journey Toward Improvement: 6-High Rolling Mill - A Major Upgrade Project

Key Challenges for Efficient Descaling

Ladle Bottom Design for Optimized Steel Flow and Metallic Yield

Latest Advances and Trends in the Operation and Maintenance of Automotive Paint Shops

Lightweight Work Roll Flattening Model for Severe Rolling Conditions

Machine Learning for Planning Natural Gas Consumption

Machine Learning to Improve Blast Furnace Productivity at Jindal Steel & Power

Machine Learning-Based On-Line Model for Slag Conditioning in Ladle Furnaces at Ternium Mexico

Machine Learning-Based Predictive Quality

Maintenance and Operations Improvement Process

Maintenance for Ironmaking Technologies Becomes Smart: The Power of Digitizing, Sharing and Linking Valuable, Empirical Knowledge

MAIR Research -- From Black Bar to Bright Bar Processing Lines

Managing the Impact, Assessment and Application of Solutions for Combustible Dust Mitigation and Control in Modern Manufacturing Environments

Mastering Fully Automated Steelmaking

Measuring Flatness of Rolled Strips Under Tension in Hot Rolling Mills

Microdynamic Interactions Within the Roll Clusters of 20-High Sendzimir Mills

Microstructure Measurement for the Production of High-Strength Steels

Modeling and Design of Quenching and Tempering Process for Alloy Steel Tubes

Modeling of the Dynamic-Bulging-Induced Surface Level Fluctuations in Continuous Casting

Modern Blast Furnace Top Gas Cleaning: Wet Separation Improvements at U. S. Steel -- Great Lakes Works B2 Blast Furnace

Modification Mechanism of Cerium on the Inclusions in EH36 Shipbuilding Steel

Mold Level Control: Performance Module for Quality Improvement

New Approach to Classify Phosphorus Partition in BOF Steelmaking Using PCA-Based Twin Support Vector Machines

New Cold Mill Complex in Turkey -- Technologies and Achieved Performances

New Corrosion Test Method for Improved Performance Ladle Purge Plug

New EAF Dust Treatment Process for Co-Production of Metallic Zinc and Calcium-Ferrite

New Experimental Apparatus to Investigate Hot Tearing Behavior in Steel

New NOF and Post Zinc Pot Cooler for Automobile Sheet Galvanizing Line Revamp

Non-Linear Bending Control for Temper Mills

Novel Methodology of Modeling Iron Ore Induration Furnaces

Nucor Gallatin Pre-Assembled Tunnel Furnace: Meeting the Demand of Quality Construction With Saving in Installation Time

Numerical Investigation of DC Electric Arc Behavior Under the Consideration of Electrode Movement

Numerical Model Development for Air-Mist Spray in Steel Secondary Cooling Process Using the VOF-to-DPM Multi-Phase Transition Model

Numerical Simulation of the Electromagnetic Field Inside the Molten Channel of Power Frequency Cored Induction Furnace for Copper Melting

On the Mold Width Adjustment Factor in Continuous Slab Casting

On-Line Monitoring System to Detect Anomaly of Rolls in Rolling Mills

On-Line Prediction of Product Quality With IoT Technologies

On-Line Robotics: Microdredging to Clean While Tanks Remain Functional

Operational Results and Experience of HTT Oxymo Burners/Oxygen Injectors With Moving Flame and Oxygen Jets Installed in the Electric Arc Furnace of Stahl und Walzwerk Marienhütte

Optimization of Blast Furnace Operation by Using One-Third-Scale Experimental Burden Distribution Simulator and Mathematical Modeling

Optimization of Electrode Consumption in EAF for Different Operating Conditions

Optimization of Parameters of Blast Furnace Smelting Under Conditions of Plant Operation With Limited Supply of Coke, Natural Gas or Iron-Bearing Materials

Optimizing Sinter Chemistry to Counter Alumina Effect

Overcoming Challenges With Measuring Bouncing, Unguided Cylindrical Moving Products

Peculiarities of Post-Rolling Cooling of the Hot-Rolled Coil of Advanced High-Strength Steel

Peritectic Behavior Detection in the Fe-C-Mn-Al-Si Steel System Using Fiber Optic Temperature Mapping

PMI 4.0 - How LIBS Technology Can Streamline Frequent Steel Grade Changes in Rolling Mills and Finishing Lines

Power Cooling -- Advanced Strip Cooling Technology for Hot Strip Mills for Maximum Metallurgical Flexibility, High Cooling Rates and for Saving of Alloying Elements

Pressure-Drop and Flowrate Model of Slidegate Metal Delivery Systems (PFSG)

Problems With and Solutions to Skull Formation in EBT Furnace for Tooling and Stainless Steel Production

Process and Physical Metallurgical Developments for High-Performance Niobium Containing Pressure Vessel Plate Steels

Process Heating Assessments Using DOE’s Manufacturing Energy Assessment Software for Utility Reduction (MEASUR) Tool Suite

Product Yield Improvement in Non-Continuous Rolling Mills

Production of an Ultralarge-Section Sized Slab With POSCO Mega Caster Developed by POSCO’s Own Engineering

Productivity and Performances Enhancing in OMK for X70 Arctic via Thin-Slab Rolling Fed by EAF

Profile and Defect Detection Experiences on Section Mills

Pulverized Coal Conversion in Blast Furnaces -- Analysis of Involved Scales

Q-SYM2 and Q-ASC: ABS Scrap Yard Management, Assisted Scrap Classification and Digital Integration Into the Steel Process

Real Intelligence -- A Novel Approach to EAF Optimization

Recent Developments in Thermomechanical Processing of Steels

Recent Sustainability Developments in the Iron and Steel Industry

Reducing Corner Cracks With a New Strategy for Secondary Cooling

Reduction Behavior of DRI Pellets

Reduction in Down-Gradation of Cold-Rolled Extra-Deep Drawing Steels at Tata Steel

Reduction in Rejection Due to Longitudinal Corner Cracks

Reduction in Rejection Due to Rhomboidity in 150 mm2 Billet

Reduction of Metallurgical Property Transition for In-Line Heat Treatment for Long Rolling Products

Research on Intelligent Logistics Practices of Steel Producers Based on Mass Logistics

Resolution of Off-Centered Sulfide Segregation in High-Carbon Automotive Steel During Continuous Casting With Vertical Bending Slab Casters

Results of Tool Steel H13, Remelted With SMS Mevac’s GmbH’s New-Generation Electroslag Remelting With Rotating Electrode Function

Revamp of BOF Converters at AK Steel -- Middletown Works Using Vaicon Link 2.0 Converter Vessel Suspension System

Review of Centrifugal Fan Design Decisions Over the Past 25 Years of Operation

Role of Cooling Rate on the Substructure of Eutectic M7C3 Carbides in Hypereutectoid Fe-Cr-C Alloy 8Cr13MoV

Safe Slag and Liquid Steel Handling

Scale Formation on 430 Stainless Steel in a Simulated Slab Combustion Reheat Furnace Atmosphere

SDI Heartland Temper Mill Stand Motor and Drive Replacement

Searching New Horizons: The Hydrogen Revolution in Steelmaking

Shooter 4.0 -- A Prototype for Intelligent and Autonomous Gunning Maintenance

Simulation Model for Optimizing Byproduct Energy Scheduling and Utilization in the Steel Industry

Smart Ladle: AI-Based Tool for Optimizing Caster Temperature

Smart Safety Guard -- Improving Safety Through Real-Time People Localization

Software-as-a-Service in the Metals Industry -- Challenges, Requirements and Opportunities

Spray-Cooled BOF Hoods at U. S. Steel -- Gary Works: 27 Years

State-of-the-Art Converter Technology Proven Features for Longest BOF Lifetime

Steel Continuous Annealing Line Simulation

Steel Dynamics Inc.’s New Billet Welder and Spooler Line

Steeled for Safety: Visual Aid Technologies to Increase Safety With Material Handling

Structural Steels Microstructural Homogeneity Effect on Fatigue Performance in Air and Hydrogen Environments

Study on Formation Mechanism of Gas Gaps in Blast Furnace Hearth

Study on Inclusion Evolution Through Si/Mn Deoxidation in Medium-Carbon Steels

Study on the Effect of Composite Additives on Sinter Quality

Study on the Slagging System of Blast Furnace With Gas Injection

Successful Operational of Sulfur Recovery Unit at New Byproduct Plant, Tata Steel: An Experience

Sustainable Recycling of Steel Manufacturing Wastewater Treatment Solid Wastes via In-Process Dynamic Separation

Sustainable Steelmaking -- A Strategic Evaluation of the Future Potential of Hydrogen in the Steel Industry

Synthetic Images of Longitudinal Cracks in Stainless Steel Slabs via Wasserstein Generative Adversarial Networks Used Toward Unsupervised Classification

Technological Parameters and Blast Furnace Practice to Achieve Long Blast Furnace Campaign

Tension Reel Redesigned - Efficient Exit Concept for Tandem Cold Mills

The Characteristics of Sulfur in Blast Furnace Gas and Desulfurization Technology

The Clean Air Act and Its Requirements for Environmental Air Sampling (Stack Testing) for the Iron and Steel Industry

The Effects of Heat Loss of Blast Furnace on Its Coke Rate

The Formation and Distribution of Ti(C,N) to Prevent Blast Furnace Refractory Wear

The Influence of Ti, Nb and V on the Hot Ductility of As-Cast Microalloyed Steels

The Integrated Production Management System -- The Platform for Innovation

The Metals Enterprise Service Bus

The Next Generation of Proactive Maintenance

The Next-Generation Surface Quality Management System

The Preservation of OpenVMS Control Systems Through Emulation

The Role of Transient Slags in Steelmaking

The Use of Unifuse Technology for EAF Duct Life Extension

The Widest ESP Line for U. S. Steel -- Full Digitalization Possibilities With TPO

Thermal Analysis and Utilization of Main Trough

Thermal Assessment of Salamander Cooling During a 10-Day Blast Furnace Shutdown

Total Waste Heat Recovery Solution for Offgas From Electric Arc Furnace

Toward a Man-Less Factory: Higher Level of Automation at New Multi-Purpose Reversing Cold Rolling Mill at Bilstein, Germany

Toward Man-Less Factory: Improved Roughing Mill Operation by Camber-Free Rolling Reduces Strip Steering Challenge in the Finishing Mill of SSAB Borlänge, Sweden

Understanding Interaction Between Residual Stress in Backup Rolls and Modern Mill Loading Conditions

Understanding the Dynamics of Slag Evolution and Its Influence on Hot Metal Refining in a BOF Process

Understanding the Mechanisms of Bubble Formation in Bottom-Blowing Processes Using Physical and Mathematical Modeling in a Thin Rectangular Channel

Usage of Blast Furnace Heat Balances to Control Heat Loss

Use of Discrete-Event Simulation for Production Expansion Planning at NLMK Indiana

Use of InSight Data Management Software to Improve Reliability at NLMK Indiana

Use of Machine Learning to Improve Condition Monitoring and Vibration Analysis

Vacuum Converter Provides Superb Stainless Steel and Ferroalloy Refining Power for Highly Demanding Applications

Value Creation of Dolime Compared to MgO Alternatives for EAF Application

Vibration Reduction by Electronic Torque Brakes on Converters (AOD)

Virtual Reality Simulator for Portable Fire Extinguisher Training

Welding of High-Strength Steel Grades With X-Pro® Laser Welder in Continuous Strip Processing Lines

X-Pact® Process Guidance: Process Optimization, Condition Monitoring, Quality Evaluation, Metallurgical Parameter Administration and Operator Guidance Integrated in One System