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Torpedo tracking with X-Pact® Sense

Seamless tracking and coordination of torpedo cars

Challenges

  • Error prone manual activities in “white spots”  with no tracking coverage
  • Complex and time-consuming coordination of cars

Solution

  • Reliable GPS-localization of torpedo cars and automatic identification
  • User-friendly application for desktop and tablet use
  • Scalable system design with modules for identification, tracking, statistics & history, lining & components

Technical advantages

  • Complete traceability of cars and accurate timing
  • Reduction of manual activities and manual mistakes
  • Integration with automation of blast furnace and melt shop

Productivity

  • Reduction transfer and handling time up to 20%
  • Minimum heat loss of hot metal
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