PEM - primary energy melter


Arccess® PEM - primary energy melter

No energy losses from power generation and transmission
  • Shorter tap-to-tap times with separated vessels
  • Less impact on electricity grid (less flicker)
  • Flexible use of primary energy e.g. oil, natural gas, or process gas

Your benefits

  • 32 % lower overall primary energy consumption 
  • Lower specific energy costs

References since 2000

Electrics and automation systems

Future-proof complete solutions from one source

  • Integrated solutions consisting of mechanics, electrics, and automation
  • The benefits of long-term experience with X-Pact® world-leading automation
  • Energy distribution and drive systems
  • The only genuine future-proof automation system
  • Control stations designed around the operator
  • Innovative HMI system for production-centered operation
  • Plug & Work integration test, process and production simulation, near-reality 3D visualization
  • All-inclusive modernization
  • International setup
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Your professional partner for PEM - primary energy melters

Our specialists in electrics, automation, technology, and mechanics work hand in hand to ensure your systems function smoothly. That's how we create intelligent, market- centered solutions that boost your production. Only optimized automation technology enables you to produce a wide range of high-quality steels in a modern steelworks. This saves you both money and resources in the form of raw materials and energy.

For further information please check our brochures in the Download section

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Holistic, efficient, and future-proof

Products And Solutions for for PEM – Primary Energy Melter
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Operator guidance with calculation of energy and mass balances covering various production scenarios

Your benefits

  • Operator guidance for better production
  • Standard and best practices
  • At-a-glance display of production KPIs
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Ergonomic controls to plan, transfer, and discharge the required materials to the furnace

Your benefits

  • Automatic transport trolley filling
  • Speedy, safe material transportation
  • No dangerous acceleration or spillages
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Individual intelligent burner control for best melting speed

Your benefits

  • No need for individual burner control
  • High efficiency
  • No material overheating or burning
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Environmental control using intelligent draft

Your benefits

  • Controlled suction avoids dust pollution
  • Intelligent suction scheduling for low-cost, dust-free workplace

Operation and visualization

The operator – at center stage

Our ergonomically designed control stations support the activities of your operating personnel. Included here is our new HMI system which guides them intelligently through the process.

Plug & Work

Many customers around the world have already benefited from Plug & Work for more than 100 new plant and modernization projects. Our references prove that Plug & Work ensures a much earlier return on investment than conventional approaches.

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Plug and Work - Testfield Ma'aden

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We develop strategies to ensure your production continues throughout alteration or modernization work. Compared with conventional methods, they give you more effective protection against failure, shorter commissioning times, steeper run-up curves, and an early return on investment.

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Available from our X-Pact® Level 3 system are all the tools required for planning and manufacturing all production processes in metallurgical plants and rolling mills.

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Our Process Guidance System sets a new standard in reliable, automatic control of complex plants. What makes the guidance system stand out is its process-oriented, ergonomic, and simple operation plus high transparency and scalability. 

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X-Pact® PQA

Product Quality Assessment

PQA (product quality assessment) is a quality management system for centralized recording and evaluation of measurement and process data along the entire process chain. You'll enjoy these benefits:

  • More effective process (in the individual production facilities and along the entire process chain)
  • Superior product quality
  • Lower production costs
  • Higher yield
  • Better complaints management
  • Fewer complaints
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SMSgroup Bader, Jan

Jan Bader

SMS group GmbH
General Manager Technical Sales Steelmaking
Eduard-Schloemann-Straße 4
40237 Düsseldorf

Phone : +49 211 881 6638
Fax : +49 211 881 776638

SMSgroup Linden, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Linden

SMS group GmbH
Head of Electrics/Automation Steelmaking and Environmental Technology
Eduard-Schloemann-Str. 4
40237 Düsseldorf

Phone : +49 211 881 6779
Fax : +49 211 881 77 6779

SMSgroup Marciniak, Frank

Frank Marciniak

SMS group GmbH
Service Metallurgy/SAF
Ohlerkirchweg 66
41069 Mönchengladbach

Phone : +49 2161 350 3526
Fax : +49 211 881 776374