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Metallurgical expertise at METAL 2024

Fives will present its metallurgical expertise and digital solutions at the 33rd International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials – METAL, which will take place on May 22-24, 2024 in Brno, Czech Republic.

The METAL conference offers a global perspective on the latest trends and innovations in the field of metallic materials with a strong focus on steel metallurgy. More about METAL 2024.

Advanced digital solutions 

Nowadays steelmakers are facing numerous challenges: wide upstream diversity, increasing demand for high-quality steel, high energy consumption. They must adapt quickly to remain competitive and meet market demands for cost and delivery efficiency.

Fives’ advanced digital solutions, based on metallurgical models, maximize performance by improving process efficiency, enhancing product quality and minimizing human intervention. 

  • Eyeron®, real-time quality improvement system
  • SmartLine, automatic strip processing line control
  • Virtuo™-R, thermal optimizer for reheating furnaces
  • Virtuo™-L, thermal optimizer for strip processing lines

Proven success

Fives’ presentations will demonstrate how real-time quality management and automated control can increase profitability, improve quality and reduce emissions. Our metallurgy experts will discuss case studies from leading steelmakers, highlighting the outstanding results achieved:

  • May 22, 2024 at 16:00 “Real-time automatic process and metallurgy control for flat C-steel production” by David Barbier, Metallurgist Expert at Fives KEODS, a Fives’ subsidiary specialized in process expertise.
  • May 22, 2024 at 16:15 “Process and profitability improvements thanks to intelligent quality management” by Arnaud Ollagnier, Metallurgist Expert at Fives KEODS.