X-Pact® Auto Tapping

Process improvement with automatic tapping

Challenges

  • Continuous, reproducible tapping operation
  • Avoiding spillover of liquid steel

Solution

  • Calculation of the optimum rotation angle Use of bath level measurement
  • Optional use of converter profile measurement

Technical advantages

  • Improved tapping times
  • Increased reproducibility
  • Improved working environment and safety
  • Reduced slag carry over

Productivity

  • Higher productivity by improved tapping times

Quality

  • Slag carry over will be reduced to less than 2 kg/t
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