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2017 Conference Programme

First Day: Thursday, 26 October 2017
Technical Presentations


Main Hall

07:00 - 08:30         REGISTRATION 

08:30 - 08:40         Delegates to take up seats in the Conference Hall
                                      (NB : Doors close at 08:40 and no one will be admitted into the conference hall until after the Key                                               Note Address.)

08:40 - 08:50         Chairman's Welcoming Address Mr. Derick Terblanche Chairman SARUC 2017

08:50 - 09:10          Keynote Address  Henri-Pierre Orsoni ArcelorMittal, South Africa

09:10 - 09:35          Reduction of Wear on Backup Rolls in Skin Pass Mills Authors: Gerd Weyand, Klaus Habitzki
                                     Presenter: Gerd Weyand

09:35 - 10:00         Development of Rolling Mill Rolls With High Abrasive Wear Resistance For The Last Stands of Hot Strip                                      Mills Author: Claudia Regina Serantoni, Nelson Luiz dos Santos, Glauco Dias Paulo, Marcos Machado                                          Matsumoto, Gilson Texeira Cornello Presenter: Nelson Luiz dos Santos

10:00 - 10:25          Characterisations, Modelling and Lab Trials Assisting the Development of a Graphitic H55 Work Roll for                                        Rear Finishing Stands Author: Sebastien Flament, Gisele Walmag, Olivier Lemaire, Mario                                                                  Sinnaev Presenter: Mario Sinnaeve

10:25 - 10:50           Toward Industrial Excellence for Equipment Reliability and Quality Author: Dominque Cosset
                                     Presenter: Ralf Kuther

10:50 - 11:15             Roll Grade Application for HSM to Reduce Total Cost of Ownership Authors: Michael Brandner, Leonel                                      Elizondo, Thomas Trickl, Armin Paar, Stefan Hardt Presenter: Michael Brandner

11:15 - 11:50              TEA BREAK / VIEWING OF EXHIBITS

11:50 - 12:00           TAKING SEATS

12:00 - 12:25           Water Roll Cooling - Experiment, Design and Experience Authors: Daniel Hajduk, Oldair Sasso,                                                      Jaroslav Horsky Presenter: Daniel Hajduk

12:25 - 12:50            Improvement of Bearing Life and Reduction in Grease Consumption and Cost by Smart Grease                                                      Selection Authors: Tim-Oliver Mattern, Jon Linazasoro Presenters: Tim-Oliver Mattern, Jon Linazasoro

12:50 - 13:15             Energy Saving and Process Optimisation in a Conventional Hot Strip Mill by Application of the Latest                                            High-Efficient Descaling Technology Authors: Bilal Akgül, Hubertus Wenig, Abdullah Savasçioglu                                                  Presenter: Alfonso Stein

13:15 - 14:15              LUNCH

14:15 - 14:25             TAKING SEATS

14:25 - 14:50            Downstream Related Products, Mechatronic Measurement and Control Devices for Process                                                           Improvement with Respect to Quality, Productivity and Maintenance Authors: Henning Huschka,                                                 Helmut Hlobil Presenter: Henning Huschka

14:50 - 15:15             Practical Results of the Next Generation Eddy Current Technology for Roll Inspection Systems
                                     Authors: R van Kollenburg, E van den Elzen, S Mul Presenter: R van Kollenburg

15:15 - 15:40            Maximising Impact Force from Descale Headers, Using CFD Analysis Author: Lesli Peterson
                                     Presenter: Oldair Sasso

15:40 - 16:05           New Control System in  Twin Steckel Hot Strip Mill Authors: Daniel Hajduk, Pavel Vavros
                                     Presenter: Daniel Hajduk

16:05 - 16:30           The SMS Group Advanced Drive System Design Authors: Klaus Lazzaro, Jan Steinseifer
                                     Presenter: Klaus Lazzaro

16:30 - 16:40          CLOSURE

16:40 - 18:00         SOCIALISING

18:00 - till late DINNER


Second Day Programme

AMSA / SARCO Plant Visits
Friday, 27th October 2017


08.30                          Plant visits have been arranged to either AMSA (ArcelorMittal South Africa) Vanderbijlpark Hot Strip                                           Mill or SARCO (South African Roll Company) Vanderbijlpark. Delegates will leave by bus from the                                                 Quest Conference Estate, Vanderbijlpark and will not be permitted to use their private vehicles for this                                         purpose. Delegates may only visit one of the two plants. More details will be made available during the                                             conference. The worthwhile second day program is expected to end at Quest Conference Centre                                                   Estate at approximately 12:00.

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