MANAGEMENT OF QUALITY CONTROL AT PRODUCTION OF CONTINUOUSLY CAST SLABS
Werner Bernatík, Zdeněk Franěk
Pages: 1070-1082 Published: 29 Aug 2014
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Abstract: The paper deals with the optimization and control of production flow in a steel plant, namely with continuous casting of slabs. Data collection, processing and well-arranged access to the management of continuous casting of steel using the original software is essential for successful management of control during casting of slabs with regard to quality of final products. The article gives an overview of the standard features of an information system in steelworks, it specifically deals with the integration of the developed the original software into the information system of steelworks, which monitors casting parameters linked to the quality of slabs and plates. The resulting data usage and experience of engineers are used for formulation of prediction rules for an on-line alert signalling the possibility of formation of defects. On the basis of these rules the guidelines are then developed guidelines for the recommended procedure for handling of slabs. In conclusion, the authors evaluate the benefits of this procedure in the steel plant Eras Vitkovice Steel Ostrava.