Topics

• Trends of innovation in casting technologies
• New developments and advanced technologies for the casting of slabs, blooms and billets
• Ladle and tundish recent metallurgical solutions for steel cleanness
• Flow control, refractories and clogging
• Mold lubrication and heat transfer
• Product quality control: Surface quality and internal soundness
• Numerical simulation and modelling (solidification, metallurgy, fluid flow, validation)
• Safety and environmental aspects
• Continuous casting technologies and circular economy
• Operational practice and maintenance
• Measurement, automation and process control
• Post-processing of semi-finished products (Scarfing, machining and heat treatment)
• Modernization and new implementations
• Industry 4.0, machine learning and digitalisation