Intl. Cong. Of Steelmaking


Schedule

2–4 August 2022 • Montreal, Canada

Monday, 1 August 2022

16:00

Registration

18:00

Reception

Tuesday, 2 August 2022

08:00

Opening Ceremony

9:00

Plenary Presentations

12:30

LUNCH

Improvement in EAF Process Metallurgy I 

13:30

Physical Chemistry of FeO Reduction in Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Slag by Secondary Aluminum Source as Reducing Agent
J. Heo, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; T. Kim, Hanyang University; Y. Chung, Korea Polytechnic University; V. Sahajwalla, University of New South Wales; J. Park, Hanyang University

14:00

Optical Emission Spectroscopy as a Tool for Process Control of Steelmaking Burners
H. Pauna, M. Aula, M. Huttula, T. Fabritius, University of Oulu

14:30

Study of Evolution of Phosphorous Content and Slag Composition in Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)-Hot Metal–Based Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) Steelmaking
S. Maji, A. Kumar Singh, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur

15:15

Improvement of Dephosphorization Efficiency of EAF Slag by Addition of Various Fluxing Agents for High Input of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)
M. Oh, T. Kim, J. Park, Hanyang University

15:45

Optimization of Oxygen Injection in the EAF Using Hot Metal
A. Conejo, E. Jardon, R. Zhu, G. Wei, University of Science and Technology Beijing 

16:15

Development of Charcoal Injection Into Electric Arc Furnace at Vallourec Brazil Steelmaking
S. Pinheiro, P. Machado, D. Santiago, R. Faria, Vallourec Sumitomo Tubos do Brasil; T. Oliveira, Carnegie Mellon University; L. Chesseret, F. Latorre, D. Carvalho, L. Birkhäuser, Vallourec Sumitomo Tubos do Brasil

Modeling of Inclusions During Steel Manufacturing 

13:30

A Chemical Reaction-Fluid Dynamics Coupled Model for Al Reoxidation in Tundish by Open Eye Formation
Y-M. Cho, D-J. Lee, POSTECH; J-S. Jo, C-W. Kim, MetalGenTech Co. Ltd.; H-J. Cho, W-Y. Kim, S-W. Han, POSCO; Y-B. Kang, POSTECH

14:00

A Simple Methodology to Estimate Equilibria Between Steel and Inclusions in Multi-Component Systems During Secondary Steelmaking
A. Podder, McMaster University; K. Coley, Western University; A. Phillion, McMaster University

14:30

Development of Simulator to Predict the Formation Behavior of Non-Metallic Inclusion During Steelmaking and Casting
J. Hong Shin, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology; J. Hyun Park, Hanyang University

15:15

A Machine Learning Model to Predict Non-Metallic Inclusion Dissolution in the Metallurgical Slag
W. Mu, KTH Royal Institute of Technology; C. Xuan, Sandvik Machining Solutions AB; N. Dogan, McMaster University; J. Hyun Park, Hanyang University

15:45

Mathematical Model for Reaction Between Two Different Solid Inclusions in Liquid Steel
S. Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay

16:15

Modeling of Non-Metallic Inclusion Removal at the Steel-Slag Interface With Consideration of the Marangoni Effect
X. Zhang, S. Pirker, M. Saeedipour, Johannes Kepler University

Modeling Oxygen Steelmaking Process 

13:30

A Dynamic Model of Basic Oxygen Steelmaking Process
P. Singha, A. Kumar Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology – Madras

14:00

Evaluation of Slag Splashing Process in BOF via Physical Modeling
W. Matos, R. Borges, João Júnior, Usiminas S.A.; B. Maia, Luma Metals

14:30

Heat Transfer in a BOF Converter
N. Madhavan, G. Brooks, A. Rhamdhani, Swinburne University of Technology; B. Rout, A. Overbosch, Tata Steel Europe Ltd.

15:15

Development of Nitrogen Prediction Model and Its Evaluation for 320-Ton Converter
C. Min Yoon, C-H. Eom, Y. Duck Jeon, K. Soo Kim, Hyundai Steel Co.

15:45

Dephosphorization at Low Temperature and Low Basicity in the Low-Carbon Converter Steelmaking Process
J. Yang, W. Yang, R. Zhang, H. Sun, Shanghai University

16:15

The Development of Multi-Zone Model for Refining Dynamics of Decarburization and Dephosphorization in BOF Oxygen Steelmaking
Q. Fan, QRF Consulting; T. Evans, Rio Tinto

Prediction of Casting Success by Measurement and Models 

13:30

Visualization of Roll Data and Digital Twin Development for Continuous Casting
K. Toth, Y. Fei, A. Zafar, Purdue University Northwest; L. Yakovleva, N. Gregurich, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.; A. Silaen, C. Zhou, Purdue University Northwest

14:00

Modeling of The Influence of Hot Top Design on Microporosity and Shrinkage Cavity in Large-Size Cast Steel Ingots
N. Ghodrati, M. Baitech, L'École de Technologie Supérieure; A. Loucif, Finkl Steel – Sorel; M. Jahazi, L'École de Technologie Supérieure

14:30

Reduction of Caster Downtime Caused Due to Slab Stuck Up Using Machine Learning
M. Das, Salman, S. Biswas, M. Parida, R. Sangwai, Tata Steel Ltd

15:00–15:15

Break

15:15

Numerical Simulation of Solidification Structure and Macrosegregation in Continuously Cast Round Bloom With Three-Phase Solidification Model
S. Luo, Y. Yang, W. Wang, M. Zhu, Northeastern University

Wednesday, 3 August 2022 

8:00

Breakfast

EAF Process Optimization – Models and Refractories 

8:30

Development of a Kinetic EAF Simulation Model Using Effective Equilibrium Reaction Zone (EERZ) Approach
M-A. Van Ende, I-H. Jung, Seoul National University

9:00

Development of Chemical Source Utilization Technology for Saving Electrical Energy in the EAF
J. Lee, D. Shin, J. Jo, Hyundai Steel

9:30

Self-Protecting Mechanism of Magnesia Refractory in EAF Operation Conditions: Challenges of Active Use of Direct Reduced Iron (DRI)
J. Heo, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; J. Park, Hanyang University

10:15

Post-Mortem Study of Magnesia-Carbon Refractory Bricks From Scrap-Based Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking
K. Kaveh, École de Technologie Supérieur; J-B. Morin, Finkl Steel Sorel; M. Jahazi, E. Moosavi-Khoonsari, École de Technologie Supérieur

10:45

Simulation and Performance Results for Electromagnetic Stirring Technology on Arvedi 450-ton Consteel® Furnace
G. Arvedi, Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A.; L. Heaslip, Interflow Techserv Inc.; A. Bianchi, C. Daniele, A. Aiolfi, Acciaieria Arvedi S.p.A.; S. Reali, A. Grasselli, Tenova; A. Lehman, H. Yang, Z. Mehraban, L. Teng, ABB AB

11:15

Improvement of The Water-Cooled Oxygen Lance for Electric Arc Furnace Steelmaking
W. Song, K. Kim, D. Shin, J. Eom, J. Jo, Hyundai Steel Co.

Inclusion Analysis Techniques for Improved Process and Products 

8:30

Detecting and Charactering Multi-Phase Inclusions
G. Casuccio, M. Potter, RJ Lee Group

9:00

Characterization of Rare Earth Elements Traced Non-Metallic Inclusions by Different Methods
K. Thiele, Montanuniversität Leoben; S. Ilie, R. Roessler, voestalpine Stahl GmbH; S. K. Michelic, Montanuniversität Leoben

9:30

Characterization of Micro- and Nanoscale Non-Metallic Inclusions With Electron Microscopy
R. Maddalena, R. Miltenburg, A.Wade, L. Casalena, Thermo Fisher Scientific; P. Kotula, Sandia National Laboratories

10:15

Quantitative Evaluation of the Ca-Treated Inclusions in AHSS Production
K.Miao, M. Nabeel, N. Dogan, McMaster University

10:45

Time-Resolved Fluorescence Imaging of Microsegregation and Inclusion Precipitation During Solidification
S. Kawanishi, S. Terashima, S. Sukenaga, H. Shibata, Tohoku University

11:15

Pitting Corrosion Resistance of the 316l Stainless Steel Welds: Influenced of Oxygen Content in the Protective Gas
M. Maroufkhani, A. Khodabandeh, École de technologie supérieure; I. Radu, PCL Industrial Constructor Inc.; M. Jahazi, École de technologie supérieure

Innovative Mold Powders or Next-Generation Casting 

8:30

Relationship Between Thermal Conductivity and Structure for the CaO-BO1.5-AlO1.5 Melts
K. Morita, A. Nakayama, University of Tokyo; H. Aoki, JFE Steel Corp.; S. Shirayama, Kyoto University

9:00

Measuring and Controlling System of Mold Flux Thickness for Continuous Casting of Slabs
K-H. Moon, J-W. Im, J-H. Kim, POSCO

9:30

Switching to Cuspidine: Does It Work?
M. Alloni, R. Carli, Prosimet S.p.A.

10:15

Delayed Melt Crystallization of Cuspidine by Addition of Li2o
T-M. Yeo, J-W. Cho, POSTECH

10:45

Effect of Al2O3/B2O3 Ratio on Crystallization, Structure and Properties of CaO-Al2O3-Based Mold Fluxes
Q. Wang, Y. Zhou, J. Zhang, University of New South Wales; C. Zhang, D. Cai, Baosteel Group Corp. Research Institute; O. Ostrovski, University of New South Wales

11:15

Effect of B2O3 on Volatilization Behavior of CaO-Al2O3-CaF2-Based Mold Flux
G. Ji, Central South University; J. Ju, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology; L. Zhang, X. Gao, W. Wang, Central South University

Slag Evolution, Engineering and Characterization for Improved Ferrous Metallurgy I 

08:30

Data-Driven Steelmaking: Visualization and Fundamentals
S. Papadopoli Tonelli Piva, A. Nogueira Assis, M. Kan, Vallourec; P.C. Pistorius, Carnegie Mellon University

09:00

An Insight Evolution of Inclusion Chemistry by Indirect Interaction With Top Slag — Using Factsage and Macro Processing Facility
P. Singha; A. Kumar Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology – Madras

09:30

Effect of CaO/Al2O3 Ratio on Refining Abilities of LF Slags in Secondary Refining of Molten Steel
W. Yeong Son, Kyushu University; S-C. Shim, Y. Kang, Dong-A University

10:15

Analysis of the Melting Behavior in a CaO-MnO-SiO2 Slag With Al2P3 Additions as a Welding Flux for Low-Carbon Steel
S. Lakshmi A. Gowravaram, S. Basu, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay

10:45

Controlling Oxidation Loss of Boron in Large 9crmocob Electroslag Remelting (ESR) Ingot
S. Chao Duan, M. Joo Lee, Hanyang University; D. Soo Kim, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction; J. Hyun Park, Hanyang University

11:15

Development of ESR (Electro-Slag Remelting) Simulator to Predict Chemical Reaction During the ESR Process
J. Hong Shin, L. Seung Kang, S. Taek Hong, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology

10:00–10:15

Break

11:45–12:45

Lunch

A Path to Better Secondary Steel Refining 

13:30

Precise Steel Temperature Guidance With Artificial Intelligence — ArcelorMittal Duisburg Significantly Improves Temperature Control By Using Intelligent Software
M. Peintinger, J. Daldrop, O.Jannasch, Smart Steel Technologies GmbH

14:00

On the Inference of Inclusion Floatation Efficiency in Steelmaking Tundish Systems From RTD Measurements
D. Mazumdar, A. Agnihotri, R. Misra, Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur

14:30

CFD Flow Modeling and Mixing in an Elliptical Ladle
R. Tiwari, M. Isac, R. Guthrie, McGill University

15:15 

Top Lance Optimization for Improvement of Secondary Combustion in RH Process
K-H. Lim, H. Keun Choi, W. Song, Hyundai Steel

15:45

Numerical Simulation on Powder Injection Desulfurization During RH Process Using Unreacted Core Model
Y. Sun, K. Peng, University of Science and Technology Beijing; W. Chen, Yanshan University; W. Yang, Ying Ren, University of Science and Technology Beijing; L. Zhang, North China University of Technology

16:15

Numerical Study on the Mixing Characteristics in the Argon Oxygen Decarburization (AOD) Process
Z. Cheng, KU Leuven; Y. Wang, Jiangsu University; A. Dutta, Izmir Institute of Technology; B. Blanpain, M. Guo, A. Malfliet, KU Leuven

Casting Operations and Manufacturability 

13:30

Horizontal Single Belt Casting (HSBC) of Trip Steels
D. Ricardo Gonzalez Morales, M. Minea Isac, R. Ian Lawrence Guthrie, McGill University

14:00

Influence of Traveling Mold Level Setpoint on Local Hot Face Temperature in a Thin-Slab Caster Using Fiber Optical Sensors
S. Senge, S. Meijer, M. Wiegman, J. van t Hul, T. Spierings, C. Dwyer, J. Kromhout, A. Kamperman, R. Kalter, Tata Steel; A. Krasilnikov, Wilfried Klos, SMS group GmbH

14:30

Study of Integration of Mold Taper in Continuous Casting of Steel
S. Thapa, Purdue University Northwest; S. Abraham, Y. Wang, D. Brown, SSAB Americas; A. Silaen, C. Zhou, Purdue University Northwest

15:15

Strategies to Minimize External and Internal Defects on Round Billets
M. Modesto, D. Rezende, M. Sacramento, L. Claudio Germano, H. Queiroz, A. Boeke, Vallourec Soluções Tubulares do Brasil

15:45

Impact of Internal Carbothermic Reaction in SEN Refractory for Interfacial Reaction Between SEN and Liquid Steel
D-J. Lee, Y-M. Cho, Y-B. Kang, POSTECH

16:15

Determination of Final Solidification End of Continuously Cast Slab and Its Contribution to Improving Centerline Segregation
W. Wang, L.Wu, S. Luo, M. Zhu, Northeastern University

Evolution of Inclusions in Steel Refining and Casting Process 

13:30

Successful Consolidation of Inoculant Alloy by Controlling Brazil Nut Effect and Capillary Force
S-B. Kim, J-W. Cho, POSTECH

14:00

Effect of Particle Shapes on the Attraction Between Ce2O3 Inclusions at the Ar Gas/liquid Steel Interface
Z. Qiu, A. Malfliet, B. Blanpain, M. Guo, KU Leuven

14:30

In-Situ Measurement on the Dissolution Kinetics of Alumina Particle in CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-MgO Refining Slags
R. Li, X. Gao, T. Zhang, W. Wang, M. Li, Central South University

15:15

Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of 25 wt.% Al2O3-SiO2-CaO Inclusions
Z. Li, University of Science and Technology Beijing; L. Zhang, North China University of Technology; W. Yang, Y. Ren, University of Science and Technology Beijing 

Improvement in EAF Process Metallurgy II 

13:30

EAF Melting With Reduced “Co” Foaming to Curb Carbon Consumption
PK Ghosh, Steeltap International LLC

14:00

Rheorogical Behavior of Simulated Foaming Slag Generated by Interfacial Reaction
N. Saito, Y. Egashira, K. Nakashima, Kyushu University

14:30

Melting Behavior of Hydrogen DRI in an EAF Slag
J. Govro, MST

15:15

The Dephosphorization Mechanism of H-DRI During Melting
J. Huss, Swerim, KTH

15:45

The Melting Progression of H-DRI and the Effect of Reduction Degree and Fluxing on P and V Partition
A. Vickerfält, O. Hessling, J. Martinsson, Swerim AB; D. Sichen, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Hybrit Development AB

16:15

Reduction Electrode Consumption Through the Optimization of Chemical and Electrical Energy in the Hot Metal Heats
P. Machado, Vallourec

18:30

Conference Banquet

Thursday, 4 August 2022 

8:00

Breakfast

Flows in Casting — Methods of Evaluation and Success Measures 

08:30

Transient Steel Flow Studies in Ladle Shrouds During Start-Up Operations, With or Without Air Infiltration
D. Ricardo Gonzalez Morales, M. Minea Isac, R. Ian Lawrence Guthrie, McGill University

09:00

Optimization of Casting Praxis Using Swerim’s Digital Twin
P. Ernesto Ramirez Lopez, S. Kesavan, Swerim AB; D. Mier Vasallo, Sidenor I+D; P. Myckelberg, Outokumpu AB

09:30

Pressure Evolution in Ceramic Stopper in a Liquid Metal Continuous Casting Simulator
J. Eck, Swerim, C. Nilsson, P.Wikström, J. Kallunki, SSAB EMEA

10:15

Analysis of Argon Line Measurements and Modeling of Multiphase Flow in a Stopper Rod System
H. Yang, J. Eck, P. Ramirez Lopez, Swerim AB

10:45

Internal Gas Injection in Shroud and Influence on Tundish Hydrodynamic Performance
A. Maurya, P. Kumar Singh, Indian Institute of Technology – Ropar

11:15

A Novel Single Strand Tundish for Better Separation of Inclusions
V. Teja Mantripragada, Indian Institute of Technology – Dhanbad; S. Sarkar, Indian Institute of Technology – Madras

Impact of Processing on Steel Cleanliness 

08:30

Mg(Mn)S Inclusions in High-Al AHSS
H. Yin, ArcelorMittal Global R&D

09:00

Calcium Addition Moment Effect on the Cleanliness of Thick Plate Steels
P. Henrique Vaz de Melo, R. Reis, M. Silva, Usiminas S.A.; W. Bielefeldt, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

09:30

Understanding Behavior Ti in Ultralow-C Liquid Steel
Youn-Bae Kang, POSTECH

10:15

Influence of Physicochemical Properties of ‘FeO’-Bearing Rh-Type Refining Slags on Cleanliness of Ultralow-Carbon Al-Killed (ULCAK) Steels
T. Kim, J. Park, Hanyang University

10:45

Tracking Inclusion Evolution for LCAK Steel During Secondary Refining Based on Plant Trial Data
K. Gu, McMaster University; L. Valladares, F. Guerra, C. Cathcart, Stelco Inc.; K. Coley, Western University

11:15

Transformation of Alumina Inclusions by the Reactions Between Molten Steel and Refractories/Refining Slag
C. Liu, Steelmaking Plant of Beijing Shougang Co. Ltd.; R. Ying, University of Science and Technology Beijing; X. Gao, Central South University; S. Ueda, Tohoku University; L. Zhang, North China University of Technology; S-Y. Kitamura, Tohoku University

Quality Aspects of Cast Products 

08:30

Industrial Trials of Permanent Magnet Stirring During Billet Continuous Casting
J. Peng, J. Zeng, W. Wang, Central South University

09:00

Toward Integration of Intelligent Sensors for High-Resolution Imaging, Topography-Scanning and Surface Temperature Mapping During Slab and Billet Casting
S. Kesavan, P. Ernesto Ramirez Lopez, Swerim AB; E. Vuorinen, Luleå University of Technology; H. Suopajärvi, J. Roininen, Sapotech Oy; D. Mier Vasallo, Sidenor I+D; P. Myckelberg, Outokumpu AB

09:30

Hot Ductility Characterization of Low- and Medium-C Steels
M. Gaudet, L. Good, B. Konar, EVRAZ North America

10:15

The Development of Method and System for Quantitatively Measuring of Internal Defects in Semi-Finished Casting Products
H. Lee, Hyundai Steel Co.

10:45

The Influence of Technological Factors on Mechanical Properties of Steel Rebars at TMCP
A. Kanayev, Eurasian National University; A. Kanayev, Kazakh Agro Technical University

11:15

Microstructure Evolution and Strengthening Mechanism of 0.2C-1.8Si-2Mn Low-Alloy Steel During Quenching and Partitioning Treatment
H. Xu, W. Wang, Central South University

Slag Evolution, Engineering and Characterization for Improved Ferrous Metallurgy II 

08:30

Behavior of Electric Arc Furnace Slag Under Different Cooling Conditions and Its Environmental Impact
S. Singh Chandel, Indian Institute of Technology – Ropar; P. Chandra Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology – Ropar/Aarti Steel Ltd. Ludhiana; P. Kumar Singh, Indian Institute of Technology – Ropar

09:00

A New Approach for Recovery of Phosphorus From Mixture of Dephosphorization Slag and Sewage Sludge Through High-Temperature Phase Separation
Y-I. Uchida, C. Watanabe, Nippon Institute of Technology

09:30

Dissolution Behavior of Metallic Al in Molten Steel by Addition of Al-Dross Powder
S. Kim, Chosun University

10:15

Variation in Viscosity of Alkaline-Earth Iron Silicate Slag With Iron Oxidation State
S. Sukenaga, I. Takahashi, K. Shinoda, S. Kawanishi, H. Shibata, Tohoku University

10:45

Experimental Study on the Phase Relations of the CaO-SiO2-Ce2O3-5 wt.% Al2O3 System at 1673 K
M. Li, R. Li, T. Zhang, X. Gao, W. Wang, Central South University

11:15

Degradation Behavior of MgO-C Refractory in Contact With Molten Iron: With/Without Ar Blowing
J. Myung, Y. Chung, Technical University of Korea

11:45–12:45

Lunch

Innovations in Casting Technologies 

13:15

Synthetic Vermiculite as Covering Powder Alternative
J.Augusto Ferreira, E. Maranhão, Imerys Steel Casting do Brasil

13:45

Development of A Framework for Twin Roll Strip Casting Process Based on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)
K. Dou, Central South University

14:15

Method of Reducing the Unplanned Achieved Slabs Inventory in Caster Using Machine Learning Techniques
M. Das, S. Biswas, R. Sangwai, P. Palai, A. Kumar, B.B. Leela Rao, Tata Steel

15:00

Evolution of Heterogeneous Microstructure of Strip Cast Medium-Manganese Steel During Intercritical Annealing
L. Wang, P. Lyu, W. Wang, Central South University

Modeling Pyrometallurgical Processes for Improved Manufacturability 

13:15

Densities and Molar Volumes of Liquid Iron-Based Alloys
O. Ostrovski, University of New South Wales Sydney

13:45

Equilibrium Relationship Between Titanium and Oxygen in Molten Fe-Ti Alloy With High Concentration of Titanium
Y. Woo Kim, Chosun University; M-K. Paek, Umicore; S–J. Kim, Chosun University

14:15

Development of a Quartic Formalism for a Ternary System
I. Mir, M.M. Pande, Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay

15:00

Thermodynamic Investigation in the Liquid Fe-C-X Alloys (x = As, Pb, Sb, Sn): Tramp Element Refining for Molten Ferrous Scrap
W-B. Park, Y-B. Kang, POSTECH

15:30

Development of Thermodynamic Database for Ti Oxide Containing System: CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-TiOx System
X. Du, McGill University; S. Panda, Tata Steel Europe; I-H. Jung, Seoul National University