STAHL+TECHNIK

STAHL + TECHNIK

STAHL + TECHNIK is the German-language trade journal for steel production, processing, application technology, innovation and management.

The target groups are steel production companies, steel processing companies (from hot and cold rolling to surface finishing), steel processing companies (forming, joining, sheet metal processing), the supply industry, universities, technical colleges and associations.

 

Frequency of publication: 8 issues 2022
4th year of publication 

Print run: 5,000 copies

 

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Plant engineering; Metallurgy; Innovation; Coke-making technology; Technology; Companys; Markets; Forming technology; Materials and production, Digitization; Steel application; Precious metals

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Steel trade; Management; Events; Profession and career; Energy and Environment; Technology, strategy and management trends; Profiles of the industry players; Comments; Interviews; Well-founded technical reports; Scientific background information

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2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 13 January | Printing material: 17 January | Publication date: 01 February

Topics:

plant engineering

Modernisation of the hot strip mill in Salzgitter
Thanks to a long-standing technology partnership with the plant manufacturer SMS group, Salzgitter Flachstahl has so far always kept its hot strip mill at the cutting edge of technology. A modernisation now planned is intended to improve plant availability and enable the product range to be expanded - at lower operating costs than before.

New radar measuring systems for material detection and width measurement in hot rolling mills
In the next few years, steel producers will want to modernise their measuring systems or replace them with new ones that do away with costly preventive measures for occupational safety. Instead of radiometric and optical systems, robust radar-based systems are to be introduced that enable non-contact and high-precision measurement of slabs, strips and heavy plate. This paper presents the experience gained with two measuring systems in different hot rolling areas.

material flow and logistics

Electrical modification of a more than 20-year-old crane in a steelworks
At ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt's converter steel plant, it was time to literally breathe new life into the ageing charging crane with an electrical retrofit. In September 2021, the complete electrical system, including the drives, was renewed in a very demanding and strictly time-limited conversion project. After successful commissioning and trial operation, the crane is now running in regular operation again.

company

20 years of competence in wheel blast technology
The founding team of AGTOS started with two plants in 2001. In the following two decades, the company developed into one of the leading manufacturers of shot blast machines. The machines are designed in Emsdetten near Münster from day one. All common types, such as troughed belt, overhead conveyor, roller conveyor and wire belt shot blast machines are part of the product range. Since the company was founded, the high demands on the quality of the blasted surfaces and the economic efficiency of the machines have remained constant.

forming technology/forging

Direct postforming of forged structures from the forging heat to influence the microstructure of quenched and tempered steels
In a research project it was investigated how the microstructure of forged components can be specifically influenced by further forming during the dynamic recrystallisation phase. The aim of this combined process is to achieve a particularly fine-grained microstructure with outstanding properties in terms of strength and toughness. The mechanical properties were determined on components made of classic quenched and tempered steels and compared with those of conventionally forged components.

Successful "remote" commissioning of two heavy-duty robots
Manipulators and heavy-duty robots for a forge online for the first time commissioned from its plant in Germany. In the process, programmers control the new machine from almost 7,000 km away. This not only saves the expense of travelling, but also gives the customer the certainty that the machines will meet his requirements even before they are shipped.

 

digitalisation - control - automation

RWE and Outokumpu optimise energy consumption at the Krefeld rolling mill
The companies have jointly commissioned a new type of power generation and storage system in the megawatt range that helps to stabilise the power grid and increase flexibility potential. It is located at the Outokumpu plant in Krefeld and consists of a battery storage system coupled with three gas engines.

Exchange of emissions data along the value chain
Siemens is developing a solution to efficiently retrieve, calculate and share information about the real carbon footprint of products. The system makes CO2 footprints of products reliably traceable along the entire supply chain

Universal acquisition of digital machine parameters
The BoosterBOX is a digital terminal for use on all machines and industrial plants. With the help of the accompanying app, the handy box can be installed quickly and collects all relevant data during operation. Machine utilisation, activity profiles, machining status, current set-up times as well as malfunctions or downtimes are displayed as clear graphics and can thus be seen at a glance. Based on the precise measurement, individually adapted decisions can be modulated through the use of artificial intelligence with the aim of achieving a sustainable increase in performance.

 

steel processing

Neckar bridge perfectly shaped with longitudinal profile sheets
The new Neckar Bridge is both an iconic entrance to Stuttgart and a pioneering engineering achievement. The four-track railway bridge over the Neckar owes this status to its innovative design as a steel sail bridge with a span of almost 80 metres. Thick steel sheets were used for its steel sails, which combine a highly sophisticated function and filigree aesthetics at the same time. Longitudinal profiled sheets (LP sheets) from Dillinger make a significant contribution to this result. Thanks to their variable thickness, which is customised over the length, they enable the sheet profile to be optimally adapted to the stress course.

 

steel trade / steel distribution

Coil handling 4.0
Due to the increasing demand for just-in-time service for steel strip, Robert Schmitz Spedition, a railport specialising in semi-finished steel products, pre-picks the truck deliveries for the next day fully automatically overnight. This is made possible by a Technical Warehouse Management System. It automatically unloads the wagons, optimises the storage of the coils, speeds up the loading of the trucks and ensures that deliveries are made precisely to the hour.

 

Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

E-WORLD ENERGY & WATER, Essen - 08.-10.02.2022
Zukunft Stahl, Düsseldorf - 16.-17.02.2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 10 February | Printing material: 14 February | Publication date: 01 March

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metallurgy

Environmentally friendly production of ultra-thin hot-rolled strip
Chinese steel producer Henan Yaxin Steel Group has commissioned an environmentally friendly Mini Mill for flat products. The steel mill operates two EAF Quantum electric arc furnaces and an Arvedi ESP thin strip casting-rolling line. This configuration enables a CO2 saving of 85% compared to the integrated production route. The Arvedi ESP line has a capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year and can reproducibly produce thin strip up to 0.8 mm thick without the need for a cold rolling mill. Marketable steel coils were produced directly from the first melt.

Replacing the laminar strip cooling system to expand the product range
The Chinese steel company Baosteel has replaced the laminar cooling system on the 2050 mm hot strip mill at its Shanghai production facility. The new 140-m-long unit will enable Baosteel to expand its product range to up to 19 mm thickness for ultra-low-temperature pipeline steels with high toughness, as well as dual-phase and multiphase steel grades in a thickness range of 2 to 8 mm.

maintenance

Condition monitoring and maintenance forecasts for gearboxes
The nightmare for every steelworks operator is an unplanned plant shutdown. To prevent this from happening in the first place, critical plant components can be maintained with foresight. The prerequisite for this is knowledge of their current condition. Drives can be continuously monitored with modern condition monitoring methods. Proactive maintenance thus becomes a key to greater availability.

Better rolling bearings for continuous casting reduce downtimes
A European sectional steel manufacturer experienced problems on a continuous casting line. After replacing the bearings in one continuous casting segment with sealed spherical roller bearings, the company benefited from annual savings of several thousand euros due to reduced downtime and maintenance costs. In the meantime, all continuous casting segments have been retrofitted accordingly.

control - automation - digitalisation

Web-based visualisation optimises transfer processes in the warehouse
At the Limburg-Staffel plant of the Meierguss Group, the infrastructure of the warehouse with all affiliated departments was fundamentally modernised. Within a few days, the new system was fully functional with all components and has since significantly accelerated the transfer processes compared to the previously used system.

Digitisation of workflows and documentation in retail
After two successful pilot projects, the Carl Spaeter Group decided in autumn 2021 to introduce a new solution for resource management at all 19 locations in Germany. The project, which was completed after only 15 weeks, involved around 150 machines in the preparation department, 200 crane systems and more than 1,000 other devices and vehicles. Since then, all work processes and documentation relating to all equipment can be mapped completely digitally.

More speed in the supply chain thanks to artificial intelligence
With distributed production sites and global supplier relationships, complex supply chains have emerged. Even the slightest disruption or deviation in the material flow can lead to costly downtime. thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe has developed AI-based software that ensures a smooth material flow and reduced resource consumption. This makes it possible to increase supply security, reduce inventories and thus increase production output.

steel processing

Handling steps and inventory halved
In order to make its processes more efficient, the Bavarian mechanical engineering specialist Werner Weitner GmbH decided to centralise large parts of its production in a newly built hall. The storage of the material was also to become more modern. Two UNITOWER tower storage systems now provide a time- and space-saving, ergonomic and economical solution.

Corrosion protection for reinforced concrete structures such as bridges, tunnels and parking structures
Carbonation and constant exposure to de-icing salt can cause enormous costs for the maintenance of structures. To meet the increased requirements in the construction industry, the stainless reinforcing steel Top12 was developed: It guarantees a higher resistance to chlorides than conventional reinforcing steel and protects against corrosion with regard to carbonation. In addition to conventional use in building construction and civil engineering, the new steel is also interesting for precast concrete construction.

steel trade/steel distribution

Evonik wants to give climate-friendly trucks the right of way
Through a joint initiative, Evonik and logistics companies want to boost the use of biomethane gas as truck fuel. Evonik produces the biomethane using an innovative membrane technology by upgrading biogas. Hauliers with suitable vehicle fleets thus have an alternative to fossil fuels such as diesel and are expected to reap benefits in longer-term transport contracts.

Company transfer at rff completed
At the end of 2021, Hartmut Böttche resigned from his position as Managing Director of rff Rohr Flansch Fitting Handels GmbH. For more than 45 years, the long-standing managing director had a good sense of how the company could best develop.

 

Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

maintenance, Dortmund/Germany - 30.-31.03.2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 17 March | Printing material: 21 March | Publication date: 05 April

 

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green transformation

Real laboratory H2Stahl starts at thyssenkrupp Steel's Duisburg site
The testing of the large-scale industrial use of hydrogen in steel production is entering the implementation phase. The use of hydrogen will be extended to the entire blast furnace 9. A pipeline is being built to supply it. In addition, the construction and operation of a direct reduction pilot plant will test the technological leap into hydrogen-based, climate-neutral pig iron production. The total costs of the five-year project are in the high double-digit millions.

Metallurgical gases as raw material for green methanol
Methanol is one of the world's most important compounds and is used, among other things, as a basic chemical and fuel. Methanol is still mostly produced from fossil raw materials such as natural gas, crude oil or coal. In view of climate change, sustainable alternatives must be developed. In the Carbon2Chem® project, Fraunhofer UMSICHT is working on the extraction of methanol from metallurgical gases and sustainably produced hydrogen. After the successful operation of a demonstration plant, the next step will be trials under real conditions in a metallurgical plant in Duisburg.

metallurgy

Modernised secondary metallurgy at HKM
At Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH (HKM), two new ladle treatment stands have successfully gone into operation in the LD blow-moulded steel plant at the Duisburg-Huckingen site. The treatment stands are designed for 5.2 million tonnes of liquid steel per year in fully automated operation and are thus Industry 4.0-capable. Robotic systems take over tasks such as temperature measurement and sampling that previously had to be carried out manually, thus increasing occupational safety. With the help of the new ladle treatment stands, operating costs in the steelworks can be significantly reduced. In addition, the phosphorus content of the melts can be reduced and higher alloying agent contents can be processed.

refractories

RHI Magnesita expands refractories production in Rhineland-Palatinate
At the end of November, a new tunnel kiln was fired up at RHI Magnesita's Urmitz plant. The 122-metre-long lightweight kiln is the heart of the modern production of refractory bricks, which are also used in the steel industry for the fire-resistant lining of aggregates. The commissioning of the new tunnel kiln goes hand in hand with the digital expansion of the site and new jobs for the region.

plant engineering

High-precision radar sensors and radar measuring systems for hot strip mills
Equipping hot strip mills with precise, accurate and robust measuring systems is an elementary prerequisite for improving product quality and reducing energy consumption, as well as increasing the service life of the equipment. For this purpose, a multidisciplinary consortium is working on the development of radar-based measuring systems for hot strip rolling mills. This development is taking place within the framework of the funded research and development project RAD-Energy for more resource and energy efficiency.

quality management

New testing centre in Linz: voestalpine puts global showcase project into operation
The Steel Division of voestalpine produces high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels at its Linz site. These steels are used in the premium automotive industry, among others, and must meet the most stringent quality requirements. Since February, the comprehensive testing and approval processes for cold-rolled products have been taking place in a newly built state-of-the-art testing centre, with which voestalpine aims to play a pioneering role in terms of digitalisation, automation and forward-looking work organisation. 23 million euros have been invested in this.

steel trade / steel distribution

New cut-to-length line increases cutting performance
A hybrid cut-to-length line with trimming shears for sheets of steel, stainless steel and other strip materials was recently commissioned at a Metal Service Centre in the Czech Republic. With a high degree of automation and a multitude of design details, the combined systems achieve exceptionally high productivity when cutting sheets with a width of up to 2,000 mm and a maximum length of 6,000 mm.

Steel handling in the railway terminal
Steel handling in the railway terminal of Trailer S.p.A. should be simpler and more effective in the future: The new 865 E Hybrid handling crane came into play during the renewal of the logistics processes on site. The company in Brescia, which specialises in the intermodal transport of steel products, is now using the handling crane with magnetic spreader beam, which can easily handle steel products of around seven tonnes, and does so extremely quickly and fuel-efficiently.

steel processing

Corrosion protection for reinforced concrete structures such as bridges, tunnels and parking structures
Carbonation and constant exposure to de-icing salt can cause enormous costs for the maintenance of structures. To meet the increased requirements in the construction industry, the stainless reinforcing steel Top12 was developed: It guarantees a higher resistance to chlorides than conventional reinforcing steel and protects against corrosion with regard to carbonation. In addition to conventional use in structural and civil engineering, the new steel is also interesting for precast concrete construction.

Ruwa boosts performance digitally
Ruwa Drahtschweißwerke AG, a manufacturer of innovative steel reinforcement for the construction industry, has implemented a digitalisation project together with Kaltenbach.Solutions GmbH. By objectively recording relevant machine data during operation, the company now receives all evaluations digitally at a glance and without time delay. The exact measurement by means of IoT and the clear presentation help to make appropriate decisions with the goal of a sustainable increase in performance.

CO2-reduced electrical steel as a sustainable base material for the energy transition
thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel is supplying the transformer specialist SGB-SMIT with grain-oriented electrical steel for E.ON's new digital stations. The bluemint® powercore® brand steel features 50% less CO2 intensity, reducing indirect CO2 emissions for new medium-voltage digital stations and ultimately for E.ON's electricity in Germany.

 

Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

4. Freiberger-Feuerfest-Symposium, Freiberg - 25.-27.04.2022
HANOVER Fair, Hanover - 30.05-02.06.2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 14 April | Printing material: 18 April | Publication date: 3 May

Topics:

special: tubes - an outlook on the trade fair tube 2022

Leading trade fairs WIRE + TUBE in summer 2022
Düsseldorf's leading world trade fairs are benefiting from a declining pandemic. The new trade fair date from 20 to 24 June 2022 promises the greatest possible planning security for exhibitors and significantly better travel conditions for trade visitors from all over the world. After four years without their leading trade fairs, the professional world will finally meet again live and on site in Düsseldorf to exchange information about innovations from the wire, cable and pipe industries.

Pipe sizing technology for the perfect inner pipe contour
At the TUBE, Dango & Dienenthal will be presenting the laser-assisted sizing of large-diameter pipes for the first time. The PST series machines achieve unprecedented precision and drastically reduce the time required for straightening. At the same time, they enable the complete documentation of the inner contour.

Usability of residual stresses in tubular structural components
Residual stresses can have significant effects on the structure of a component, although they often go unnoticed. Residual stresses can be used to design special tubular structural components, the so-called bistable tubes. Such lightweight components have two stable geometries and can thus be transported compactly and without a housing in a coiled state and then uncoiled for the intended use.

Pipes for challenging applications ... from the former Becker steelworks
For ten years now, ProPipe has been established in the market as a supplier of pipes that offers much more than just "supplying" steel pipes of various dimensions and grades. The focus is on unusual projects involving pipes, for which the Willich-based company implements complete solutions.

Line pipes for hydrogen
Benteler now has seamless, hot-rolled line pipes in its portfolio that support the construction of safe hydrogen distribution networks. The pipes exceed EIGA guidelines for hydrogen line pipes and facilitate the construction of individually designed hydrogen distribution networks. This makes the alternative energy source more readily available - and thus the targeted CO2 neutrality more quickly achievable.

Large diameters, tight radii
H-P Products, Inc., founded in 1945 and based in Louisville in the US state of Ohio, manufactures a wide range of tubular products for the production of large diesel engines, fire engines, construction and agricultural machinery - from air intake systems to exhaust and cooling components to structural components. To bend large pipes in particularly tight radii, the company now relies on a machine from Schwarze-Robitec. With the fully electric CNC machine, H-P Products is replacing another model from the Cologne-based manufacturer after more than 20 years of continuous use.

steel production

Inline ripple measurement on galvanised sheet metal
More and more car manufacturers are asking steel producers to check not only the roughness but also the waviness of galvanised strips with regard to the fineness of the surface. For some months now, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG has been using a new measuring system on its electrolytic coating line 3. The line is the first in the world in which the waviness is recorded inline over the entire length and width of the strip in routine operation.

More performance, efficiency and safety in scrap handling
The Japanese metal recycler Iwamoto Metal Co Ltd was looking for a new machine for material handling that would be more powerful and at the same time cause lower operating costs than the previous solution. The new handling excavator is custom-built and perfectly adapted to the handling conditions on site: with 4.5 m pylon elevation and 132 kW electric drive.

New generation of highly efficient centrifugal fans
Highly efficient industrial centrifugal fans with efficiency-optimised impellers reduce energy consumption and thus operating costs, and they also reduce environmental pollution. Energy efficiency directives must also be complied with in many countries. The new generation of state-of-the-art impellers, the M series, is the result of intensive research.

steel trade / steel distribution

Modern material flow for small batch sizes
Fully automated from the raw material to the sawn and prefabricated workpiece ready for dispatch: the Austrian steel trading company EHG relies on the intelligent interlinking of internal logistics and prefabrication processes. For this purpose, two autonomous sawing cells have been installed at EHG, in which all components from material supply to container and pallet handling are integrated into a smart complete system.

Consequences of the Ukraine war threaten steel logistics
The Hergarten Group continues to build on a constructive dialogue with the steel industry. The war between Russia and Ukraine has rapidly exacerbated the already tense situation in the logistics sector from one day to the next. And it has become so extreme that many medium-sized companies are already fearing for their existence. In the near future, the new crisis could force more logistics companies to close down their operations and thus leave the market. There is a threat of collapsing delivery capacities, which could also be felt directly by the end consumer.

Rounded and pack-wound slit strip
Wuppermann Hungary Kft. now also supplies rounded and pack-wound slit strip. The new pack-wound line, which was successfully commissioned at the beginning of 2022, is a downstream unit of the slitting line, which was modernised at the end of 2021. At the same time, a new, state-of-the-art arrondising line was also started up.

steel processing

First food can with reduced CO2 intensity
Up to now, food cans made of packaging steel have already scored with a recyclability of almost 100 per cent and closed recycling loops. Now, a novel manufacturing process will save a considerable amount of CO2. The German tinplate manufacturer thyssenkrupp Rasselstein, together with the Swiss companies Hoffmann Neopac and Ricola, is launching the world's first food can made of CO2-reduced bluemint® Steel. The three companies, for whom sustainability and resource conservation are part of the corporate strategy, have joined forces to launch the first food can made of CO2-reduced packaging steel, thus making packaging even more sustainable.

 

Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

WIRE + TUBE, Düsseldorf - 20.-24.06.2022
SENSOR + TEST 2022, Nürnberg - 10.-12.05.2022
5th International High Manganese Steel
Conference 2022, Linz/Austria- 23.-26.05.2022

Issue 6-7 - June | Materials | Strip processing lines | Automotive | Lightweight construction | Steel trade/statistics

Dates:

Ad closing date: 19 May | Printing material: 23 May | Publication date: 07 June

Topics:

outlook for the trade fairs wire and tube 2022

Leading trade fairs wire and Tube in summer 2022
Düsseldorf's leading world trade fairs are benefiting from a declining pandemic. The new trade fair date from 20 to 24 June 2022 promises the greatest possible planning security for exhibitors and significantly better travel conditions for trade visitors from all over the world. After four years without their leading trade fairs, the professional world will finally meet again live and on site in Düsseldorf to exchange information about innovations from the wire, cable and tube industries.

Fully automatic inline mix-up inspection now also for black steel
A laser-based system makes material inspection possible without prior mechanical sample preparation. At TUBE/WIRE, Secopta is presenting the fully automatic inline mix-up inspection for the first time for the inspection of long products made of black steel. With a detection rate of more than 99.9 percent, it avoids the mix-up of semi-finished products before they are further processed.

More efficiency in the production of rods and tubes
At wire 2022, EJP will be presenting three new developments that make the production of rods and tubes easier and more efficient: a caterpillar hoist for drawing material with sensitive surfaces. A centreless grinding machine and finally the new generation of laser-optical straightness measurement of bars.

steel production

Electromagnetic stirring at Arvedi's new large electric arc furnace
The new 300-tonne Consteel® electric arc furnace at Italian steelmaker Arvedi has been upgraded with Consteerrer®, an innovative ArcSave®-based electromagnetic stirring technology that promises both increased productivity and reduced power consumption. Other improvements include increased flexibility in the operation of the furnace and in the use of the raw material mix, as well as a significant improvement in the yield of metallic feedstock.

Çolakoğlu sets two ladle metallurgy world records
A vacuum oxygen decarburisation (VOD) plant recently realised a batch size of 298.2 tonnes, which is a world record in the history of steelmaking. The treated steel also had a carbon content of only 5 ppm - another world record for VOD plants. Both records were achieved at the Turkish steel producer Çolakoğlu's plant in Dilovası, about 60 kilometres southeast of Istanbul.

Efficiency and a green future: Steeltec has invested 60 million euros in its Emmenbrücke site
Electric steel specialist Steeltec, a member of the Swiss Steel Group, has invested around 60 million euros in a new walking beam furnace and other equipment at its rolling mill in Emmenbrücke near Lucerne in Switzerland, making it one of the biggest investments in recent years for the company and the entire Swiss Steel Group. Overall, Steeltec is reducing its CO2 emissions by just under 10% a year with the innovations in the rolling mill.

Hydrogen plasma showcase project for green steel production
As part of the "Sustainable Steelmaking" (SuSteel) research project, the use of hydrogen plasma for a CO2-neutral steel production process is being investigated in a new test facility at voestalpine's Donawitz site. In a special electric arc furnace, hydrogen plasma is used to simultaneously reduce iron ore and smelt it into crude steel. The use of green electricity and hydrogen as a reducing agent offers the advantage that only water vapour is produced as an end product and CO2 emissions could thus be completely avoided.

steel trade / steel distribution

Specialisation in prefabrication - Heine + Beisswenger invests in sawing centre
With an investment worth millions, Heine + Beisswenger Stiftung + Co. KG has increased output and quality while reducing the space required and the number of saws. The Stuttgart-based materials trader for steels, stainless steels and non-ferrous metals is thus following a trend in the industry: the service and pre-processing sector is becoming increasingly important for the steel trade.

Digitisation of reinforcement data speeds up delivery times
Database files in ABS format (Absolute Database Software) enable a secure and fast exchange of rebar lists. Instead of manually entering the bending plans as PDF files in the system, as was previously the case, they can simply be read in via ABS file. The time saved is used to check the data and verify its feasibility in the bending shop.

Steel statistics
Outlook on the economic development in Germany, Europe and worldwide.

New cantilever racking system for long products
If you want to equip your warehouse with a new racking system quickly and easily, you should take a look at the new HRZ 30 cantilever racking system. It supports users as a practical all-rounder both indoors and outdoors. Particularly attractive: the short delivery time of two weeks ex works and the individual configuration options.

steel processing

More bite: Wear-resistant steel for knife discs in rotary shears
With DILLIDUR 550, Dillinger offers an extremely wear-resistant steel that sets new standards. Harden Machinery Ltd, China's largest manufacturer of shredding plants for industrial and municipal waste, equipped the rotor shears of a large municipal waste incineration plant with this high-performance steel. Regular wear measurements on the knife discs show that the service life of the cutting knives made of DILLIDUR 550 is up to 30 percent longer.

Machine manufacturer Peddinghaus introduces PeddiBooster
Their passion for innovative ideas and the unique material steel has united the entrepreneurs Valentin Kaltenbach and Anton Peddinghaus for years. As a leading machine manufacturer for steel construction in the North American market, Peddinghaus will deliver every new machine with Industry 4.0 solutions from Kaltenbach.Solutions as standard from autumn 2022.

Surface hardening enables partial wear resistance in steel
With inductive heat treatment of bright steel, the weak points of conventional quenching and tempering, such as insufficient heating of internal material areas, high residual stresses due to uneven cooling conditions or strong inhomogeneities over the entire production batch, can be eliminated. Due to its advantages, induction hardened and tempered bar steel is used as a semi-finished product or starting material for steering parts, in drive technology, linear technology and for fastening elements. The properties that can be produced by surface hardening, such as partial wear resistance, are particularly required in the presence of oscillating component loads or in the field of linear technology.

 

Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

6th International Conference on Steels in Cars
and Trucks, Mailand/Italien - 19.-23.06.2022
WIRE + TUBE 2022, Düsseldorf - 20.-24.06.2022
SURFACETECHNOLOGY GERMANY, Hannover - 21.-23.06.2022
METAV 2022, Düsseldorf - 21.-24.06.2022
5th International High Manganese Steel
Ironmasters 2022, Wien/Österreich - 22.-24.06.2022
8th ECIC & 9th ICSTI 2022, Bremen - 29.08.-02.09..2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 18 August | Printing material: 22 August | Publication date: 06 September

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Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

AMB 2022, Stuttgart - 13.-17.09.2022
Deutscher Stahlbautag 2022, Berlin - 29.-30.09.2022
ANKIROS 2022, Istanbul/Turkey - 06.-08.10.2022
CTSI + EOSC 2022, Aachen - 17.-20.10.2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 28 September | Printing material: 04 October | Publication date: 18 October

 

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Trade Fairs| Exhibitions| Events

EuroBLECH 2022, Hanover - 25.-28.10.2022
Hüttentag 2022, Essen - 17.11.2022

Dates:

Ad closing date: 17 November | Printing material: 21 November | Publication date: 06 December

 

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dpi, line-art images a resolution of at least 600 dpi.


4) Colours:

European scale (CMYK) according to ISO 12647-2 (PSO), spot colours on request. For conversion and control of the colour space (ICC Color Management), please refer to the standard ECI offset profiles. (The profil “ISO Coated v2” (ECI) in the package “ECI_Offset_2009” is available free of charge at www.eci.org).


5) Proofs:
Compulsory colour proofs according to
“Media Standard Printing” (bvdm). Digitally
produced proofs must be delivered with
the FOGRA media wedge which is used to
control color values (the media wedge can
be purchased from www.fogra.org). Preprint proofs must contain an official print control strip.


6) Archiving of data:
As the data are archived, it is generally possible to use the data in an unchanged version for reprints. However, we do not assume any responsibility for the provided data.


7) Warranty:
We accept no responsibility for the printing
result, if the data (for texts, colours, artwork) provided are incomplete or deviate from the proof. Wrong exposures due to incomplete or faulty files, wrong settings or incom plete instructions will be charged extra. Also additional typesetting or copying effort and the production of faulty proofs will be extra charged.


8) Contact:
Katrin Küchler
P: +49 211 1591-146
E-Mail: katrin.kuechler@dvs-media.info

Advertisement formats and prices for the job market
All prices are net, without VAT. Prices in Euro, surcharges not discountable.

 

Bound-in inserts:
Discountable, 1 bound-in insert = 1/1 page ad
Weight up to 11g/sheet. Only whole circulation.
Minimum size untrimmed (also folded) 216 x 307 mm. Allowance for trim:
On top and at the bottom of the page 5 mm each, outside and inside 3 mm each for binding.
1 sheet = 2 pages 3.289,00 €
2 sheet = 4 pages 6.142,00 €

Loose inserts:
Weight up to 25 g
Not bound in, max. size 205 x 295 mm.
in domestic circulation: 3,100.00 €
in the total circulation incl. abroad: on request
3 samples requested from the publisher

Glued-on items:
On request

Advertorial:
The ideal complement to your classic advertising with an editorial-like background. You provide us with text/picture material and we layout it according to the magazine design:
2/1 pages, 4c: (10,000 characters incl. spaces) 7,132.00 €
1/1 page, 4c: (5,000 characters incl. spaces) 3,656.00 €
1/2 page wide, 4c: (2,000 characters incl. spaces) 2,393.00 €


Technical details Bound-in inserts:

Bound-in inserts::
Before acceptance and confirmation of the order by the publisher, a compulsory sample must be furnished. Also a blank sample, with indication of size and weight, will be accepted, if no other material is available. Bound-in inserts must be clearly discernible as advertisement, must not be mistaken for an editorial part of the journal and must only cover the products of an advertiser. Placement of bound-in inserts may be limited by the technical feasibility. For any bound-in insert made of a material other than paper the publishers will first obtain approval from the postal company.

Technical details:
Bound-in inserts must be delivered with untrimmed edges. Multi-sheet inserts must be delivered properly folded. The cover page of the insert must be indicated. Inserts must be delivered in such a way that no additional cutting, folding or reworking is necessary. Extras and additional folding or gluing work will be charged separately. Multi-sheet inserts must be folded on the side of the binding. If these preconditions are not met, an extra charge will have to be paid.

Formats:
Untrimmed in mm width x height
1 sheet (= 2 pages) 216 x 307
2 sheets (= 4 pages) 432 x 307
3 sheets (= 6 pages) 620 x 307
4 sheets (= 8 pages) = 2 x 2 sheets

Quantity:
on request

Shipping adress:
Prepaid delivery to:
W. Kohlhammer Druckerei GmbH + Co. KG
Augsburger Straße 722
70329 Stuttgart

Indicate as reference: For
„STAHL + TECHNIK“ or „STEEL + TECHNOLOGY“, Issue No.

 


Conditions and technical details inserts:

Inserts:
Conditions for order acceptance and confirmation by the publishing house are the presentation of a binding sample, if necessary a dummy sample with size and weight indication. Inserts may only be used for the sales program of an advertiser. The insert must be designed in such a way that the reader does not associate it with the text part of the magazine. The placement will be carried out according to the technical possibilities. Exclusively for MPT International.
Technical details:
As the material is inserted loose, i.e. without fixture of any kind, it must be a single piece. The inserted material must be delivered in such a condition that no additional handling or processing is required. Any extra work (e.g. folding) will be separately charged. Inserts printed on a
material other than paper will not be accepted unless a compulsory sample has been furnished before, for checking its suitability for processing and shipping. Inserts consisting of several sheets must close up towards the binding, i.e. towards the inserting direction.

Reference to insert:
Reference to the insert will be included in the advertisers’ index free of charge.

Deadline for delivery:
Up to 10 days after the ad-closing date (see dates and planned topics on pages 2, 3 and 11)

Quantity:
On request

Format:
Max 205 mm x 295 mm

Shipping adress:
Prepaid delivery to:
W. Kohlhammer Druckerei GmbH + Co. KG
Augsburger Straße 722
70329 Stuttgart
Indicate as reference: For
„STAHL + TECHNIK“ or „STEEL + TECHNOLOGY“, Issue No.
 

 


Technical details for postcards glued
For postcards glued onto inserts or advertisements, the following rates apply: 167,– € / 1,000 pieces incl. postage excl. gluing costs:
– Gluing by machine can be done, if glued-on edge is in parallel to the binding and at a distance between 1 and 7 cm from the binding; the height is variable.
Gluing costs are 128 € /1,000 pieces. In other cases, including affixing at an angle, the rate for manual gluing is 189 € /1,000 pieces.

Loose inserts and glued-on items
to be sent to:

Prepaid delivery to:
W. Kohlhammer Druckerei GmbH + Co. KG
Augsburger Straße 722
70329 Stuttgart
Indicate as reference: For „STAHL + TECHNIK“ or „STEEL + TECHNOLOGY“, Ausgabe No. 

 

For other advertising items: (product samples, CD/ DVD etc.), the rate for inserts will apply. Gluing costs will be quoted on request based on a compulsory
sample. The glued area will be in parallel to the binding. Items can be affixed at variable height at a distance between 2 and 7 cm from the binding.
Quantity: on request
 

Ads in the e-paper are only possible in combination with print ads.

1) Prices
Clickable advertisements in STAHL + TECHNIK/ STEEL + TECHNOLOGY-E-Paper 250,00 €
with the following multimedia expansions/linking possible:
on (Image)Video
on website / product page
to event/trade fair information
E-mail, maps, sounds and much more
2) File formats:
Maximum file size (incl. default and transition images): 5 MB
Default and transition images: File format: JPG
Maximum file size: 200 KB per image

Video formats:
preferably Windows Media or mp4 -
16:9 with 1024 x 576 px or greater,
24 - 25 frames/second, 4Mbit encoding rate, Stereo Sound 44KHz Sampling.
All popular video formats
3) Data volume:
max. 5 MB

4) Shipping adress:
DVS Media GmbH
Aachener Straße 172, 40223 Düsseldorf
Postfach 10 19 65, 40010 Düsseldorf

5) Delivery deadline:
20 days before publication of the print edition
For data delivery we need the following information:
Company / Contact / Phone / E-mail / Journal / Issue
Ad customer / ad spec / ad spec name (optional) / Ad order from

6) Contact person::
Markus Winterhalter
T: +49 211 15 91-142
E-Mail: markus.winterhalter@dvs-media.info

Katrin Küchler
T: +49 211 1591-146
E-Mail: katrin.kuechler@dvs-media.info

Henning Schneider
T: +49 211 1591-223
E-Mail: henning.schneider@dvs-media.info

 

 

Contact Person:
Martina Reintjens
T: +49 211 1591-156
E-Mail: martina.reintjens@dvs-media.info

 

 

The following conditions must be observed in order to accept digital advertisements/print documents and process them without any problems:

Order:
In addition to the corresponding file name, we require an exact order for each data carrier or file transfer as well as printouts and, in the case of colour advertisements, proofs that are binding for printing with the necessary details. In the case of FTP transmissions, we request the corresponding advertising order, enclosing a copy of the advertising motif, to be sent
simultaneously by fax to the number given below. The deadline for the acceptance of advertisements and the delivery date for print documents specified in the media information shall also apply to advertisements delivered digitally (see AMF Schedule T „Schedule and Topic Plan“).

Preise:
Für die Übernahme digitaler Anzeigen gelten die nachfolgenden Preise. Fehlbelichtungen aufgrund von unvollständigen oder fehlerhalten Dateien,
falschen Einstellungen oder unvollständigen Angaben werden berechnet. Das gilt gleichermaßen für zusätzliche Satz- oder Lithoarbeiten sowie für die Erstellung fehlender Proofs. Dateien in Word, Excel und PowerPoint
können nur mit Mehraufwand (Zusatzkosten) verwendet werden.

Graphics/other imports:
If graphics or scans are placed in the display, these imports must be included
in any case. The graphics or image files in the original program must also be saved separately on data carriers. They should not contain any compressions, raster images should have a resolution of at least 300 dpi, line images 1200 dpi.
Permissible graphic formats: the usual EPS, TIFF or BMP files.

Colour advertisements/receipts/proofs:
A binding expression is required for each side to be exposed. For colour advertisements with special colours (Pantone, HKS), colour-separated printouts with the exact colour designations are required. For the printing of advertisements in Euroscale (CMYK), a proof is absolutely necessary. Colour prints from the colour copier are not binding.

Systeme/Programme Apple Macintosh:
Freehand up to version MX
Illustrator up to version CS6
Photoshop up to version CS6
QuarkXPress up to version 8.0
InDesign up to version CS6

Exposure:
up to format DIN A4 45.00 €
up to format DIN A3 88.00 €

Windows:
CorelDraw up to version 8 (saved as EPS-files, font as sign path)
Other systems/programs on request. We request an original file with details of all imports used and additionally an EPS file.

Printable PDF file with at least 300 dpi

Data carrier/receiver:
CD-ROM
DVD +R/-R
FTP-server (Access data on request)
E-mail (Data volume not more than 10 MB)
Together with the data carrier or the FTP transmission all information about journal/title, sender/company, operating system, program versions used, file names as well as number and names of the printing colours are required.
(Files must not be stored in closed postscript files.)

Font
In the program files and attached font imports no modified fonts may be used. All fonts and font styles used, in particular those contained in EPS files, must be listed in the order. The fonts will only be used for processing the transmitted order and will be deleted immediately afterwards.

Digital or analogue proof:
up to format DIN A4 45.00 €
up to format DIN A3 88.00 €
Pre-press proofs on request


Hourly rate for DTP work:
Recognized file errors will be processed as far as possible at the request of the customer and after consultation of the necessary work effort.
Interventions will be charged at 63 € per hour or part hour.

Other services:
All other prepress work on a time and material basis on request.

Warranty:
Only what is available on the data carrier can be exposed. The publisher accepts no liability for deviations in texts, illustrations and especially colours. The printing of colour advertisements without a proof is without guarantee. We assume that the files sent and handed over to us are copies
and assume no liability for their existence.

Contact:
Announcements, information, votes, etc. for transmissions digital print documents via:

Katrin Küchler
P: +49 211 1591-146
E-Mail: katrin.kuechler@dvs-media.info

Terms of payment:
2 % discount on payments within 14 days and net price for payments within 30 days
from the date of the invoice.

Bank account:
Commerzbank AG, Düsseldorf
IBAN: DE91 3008 0000 0212 6151 00
SWIFT-Code: DRESDEFF
Deutsche Bank AG, Düsseldorf
IBAN: DE04 3007 0010 0155 7008 00
SWIFT-Code: DEUTDEDD

Contact

Markus Winterhalter
P: +49 211 1591-142
E-Mail: markus.winterhalter@dvs-media.info

Katrin Küchler
P: +49 211 1591-146
E-Mail: katrin.kuechler@dvs-media.info

Henning Schneider
P: +49 211 1591-223
E-Mail: henning.schneider@dvs-media.info

Claudia Wolff
P: +49 211 1591-224
E-Mail: claudia.wolff@dvs-media.info

 

 

STAHL + TECHNIK / STEEL + TECHNOLOGY  

Arnt Hannewald
P: +49 211 1591-232
E-Mail: arnt.hannewald@dvs-media.info

 

 
   

 

Susett Bendel
P: +49 211 1591-167
E-Mail: susett.bendel@dvs-media.info