Ron van den Bogert - Steelmaking, Process Optimization

Ron van den Bogert - Ron has more than 35 years of experience in steelmaking, hot-dip galvanizing, cold rolling, hot rolling and process optimization, including billet & slab caster improvement.  Practical knowledge about automated slab inspection systems.  Extensive experience and proven track record in:

Optimised Electromagnetic Stirring

Optimised electromagnetic stirring (EMS) in billet casters, and EMBR & FCII in slab casters.

Process Tuning

Process tuning of Argon, submerging depth, level & throughput.

Intermix Optimization

Intermixed optimization and adapted tundish filling practises.

Tuning of Sticker

Tuning of sticker & LFC for a minimum of false alarms

Mould Taper

Mould Taper settings billets and slabs depending on more than peritectic rule.

Data Analyses

Data analyses used for optimizing process parameters (for reducing customer complaints and reducing product defects after hot, cold rolling or galvanizing).  Use of and skilled in Advanced analytics; Use of and skilled in Advanced analytics, R-Studio, Business Object, SAS, Spotfire, Minitab, Python and Excel

Oscillation Patterns

Oscillation patterns depending on steel grade (including asinusoidal).

 

News

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RBI Procedure

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