• UNDER CONSTRUCTION! AIST Resource Center

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION! AIST Resource Center

    AIST is hard at work combing the Digital Library and Bookstore into one, single sign-on product — The AIST Resource Center. Please be patient as we prepare this new and improved member benefit. If a product is needed during this downtime, please contact AIST Member Services at +1.724.814.300, ext. 1 and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

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  • Registration and Housing Open 5 December 2022

    Registration and Housing Open 5 December 2022

    As momentum is building for AISTech 2023, be sure to reserve your housing on opening day to ensure you get the hotel of your choice. Also, make sure to register early to receive the lowest registration pricing for AISTech 2023. All full conference registrants will SAVE US$100 if they register by 31 January 2023 (only one discount per registrant).

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  • Learn New Technologies, Trends and Tactics

    Learn New Technologies, Trends and Tactics

    Develop your knowledge, connect with industry peers and advance your career with AIST. Check out the full list of upcoming training and networking events.

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  • Student Activities –  Steel to Students

    Student Activities – Steel to Students

    The AIST Foundation awards more than US$700,000 annually in scholarships and grants, and offers s a growing number of programs to help students become further involved in the iron and steel industry.

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  • Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    AIST Members who serve on Technology Committees become an integral part of a vital network to solve problems and advance the state of technology within the industry.

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  • Space is Limited and Demand is High!

    Space is Limited and Demand is High!

    The Iron & Steel Exposition is sure to sell out for AISTech 2023. The exhibit hall is already more than 75% sold. Our phones are ringing off the hook, and everyone in the iron and steel industry want to be a part of steel’s premier technology event. Make sure your company has a presence at steel’s #1 conference and exposition and reserve your spot now!

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  • Membership

    Membership

    Take charge of your career by joining AIST’s unique global network of steel industry professionals. Hundreds of educational resources and networking opportunities are provided to help individuals reach professional and corporate goals.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Cold Rolling Fundamentals – A Practical Training Seminar

20–23 Feb 2023 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

Covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology.

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking — A Practical Training Seminar

20–25 Feb 2023 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

Covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials. 

Long Products Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

28 Feb–02 Mar 2023 | Orlando, Florida, USA

The seminar will contain both theoretical presentations and real-world case studies from long products producers in North America. 

Scrap Supplements & Alternative Ironmaking 9

06–08 Mar 2023 | Orlando, Florida, USA

The conference will focus on successful projects, the challenges of struggling processes, new approaches and the use of the reduced iron products.

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

07–08 Mar 2023 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The digital transformation (DT) journey continues to be a critical component for all steel companies.

Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems

21–23 Mar 2023 | Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Basic knowledge and operating background to assess and understand the condition of their combustion system equipment.

STEEL INDUSTRY RESOURCES

Learn more about the steel manufacturing process

The #AISTSteelWheel can help you understand the EAF and how electrical & chemical energy is utilized to create a heat of steel.

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Sponsored Feature

Steel: The Foundation of the Built Environment and Human Mobility

Microscopy helps to extract information from steel samples on scales from millimeter to nanometer.

 

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Monthly Journal


Process Control & Automation

2022 December Issue

Pictured is the pulpit in the ABS QWR 4.0 Quality Wire Rod mill, which uses a “zero-man-on-the-floor” approach to remotely control the entire process. Located in Cargnacco, Udine, Italy, the mill produces 500,000 tons of special steel wire rod per year.