• AISTech 2020 - Canceled

    AISTech 2020 - Canceled

    After extensive consultation in recent weeks with governing authorities and the AIST Board of Directors, and with due regard to the safety and health of our members, exhibitors, attendees and staff, AIST is obligated to cancel AISTech 2020 — The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition as scheduled for 31 August–3 September in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

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Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines—A Practical Training Seminar

28 Sep–01 Oct 2020 |, Virtual Meeting

Overview of process lines, including — pickling, annealing, galvanizing, cleaning, plating, painting, skinpass rolling, leveling, slitting and special processes.

27th Crane Symposium

29 Sep–01 Oct 2020 |, Virtual Meeting

This symposium was rescheduled from June 2020.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

06–07 Oct 2020 |, Virtual Meeting

Secondary steelmaking refractory maintenance is vital to both productivity and safety in a meltshop and caster. 

Environmental Solutions: Meeting EPA Air Emission Requirements

19–20 Oct 2020 |, Virtual Meeting

Optimizing the resource-consuming processes and the environmental control systems that are typically found in steel mills.


SMAC Featured in Iron & Steel, but what is SMAC?

The Self-Maintaining Air Cleaner was designed for the harsh environment of steel mills.  Traditional HVAC filters need daily/weekly change-outs while SMACs are self-maintaining with a filter life of 2-4 years.

► What is SMAC?

Monthly Journal

Maintenance & Reliability

2020 August Issue

Brian Smith of ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc.’s shapemeter maintenance facility in Ambridge, Pa., USA, pictured with ANDRITZ’s flatness measurement and flatness control system. ANDRITZ’S shape control systems are used in various kinds of rolling mills and process lines in the metals industry for modernization, repair, refurbishment, testing, simulations, virtual reality training and artificial intelligence remote services.