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Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking — A Practical Training Seminar

Dates and Location:

6–10 February 2017, The Dallas/Fort Worth Marriott Solana, Fort Worth, TX, USA


AIST course covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials. The program will explore the fundamentals of electric furnace steelmaking technology, the use of energy inputs, the steelmaking process, electrodes and environmental concerns for electric steelmaking. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn how their operation compares to industry benchmarks, and to hear about the latest developing technologies. The midpoint of the conference includes a plant tour followed by an expert roundtable and reception with an open forum to discuss questions and challenges.

Featuring a tour of Gerdau Long Steel North America Midlothian Steel Mill.

For more information - https://www.aist.org/conference-expositions/technology-training/modern-electric-furnace-steelmaking