Metallurgy

Most iron- and steel-making processes are hardly accessible for measurements. Our technology helps to gain insight into these processes, optimize performance and reduce CO2 emissions.

  • CFDEM®workbench: Pegasus like a pro

    A DEM simulation workflow using the LIGGGHTS® DEM engine: Cutting-edge flow simulation technology available to engineers and researchers. 

  • Fluidization of superquadric particles

    CFD-DEM simulation of fluidization of elongated blocky particles. The particle shape is resolved using a superquadric shape model

  • Size-based Segregation of Pharmaceutical Powders

    Size-based Segregation of Pharmaceutical Powders

  • Flow of superquadric particles

    DEM simulation of silo discharge of tablets

  • Post-processing and averaging of DEM data

    Post-processing and averaging with LIGGGHTS®

  • Flow of superquadric particles

    DEM simulation of silo discharge of tablets

  • Post-processing and averaging of DEM data

    Post-processing and averaging with LIGGGHTS®

  • CFD-DEM model of particle melting

    Liquid-Solid-Gas CFD-DEM simulation of melting

  • Simulation of dust propagation from a transfer chute

    CFD-DEM simulation of dust propagation from a transfer chute

  • Simulation of dust propagation from a transfer chute

    CFD-DEM simulation of dust propagation from a transfer chute

  • CFD-DEM model of rotary cooler

    CFD-DEM can predict cooling efficiency

  • CFD-DEM model of rotary cooler

    CFD-DEM can predict cooling efficiency

  • CFD-DEM model of particle melting

    Liquid-Solid-Gas CFD-DEM simulation of melting

  • CFD-DEM simulation of blast furnace

    This is the CFD-DEM simulation of a blast furnace, a device heavily used for the production of hot metal.

  • CFD-DEM simulation of circulating fluidized bed

    Circulating fluidized beds (CFBs) are of high importance in the chemical, process, plastics, steelmaking and other industries.

  • DEM simulation of hopper/silo discharge

    Hoppers and silos are very common devices to store bulk solids.

  • Comparison of multisphere method and advanced multisphere method

    DEM simulation of chute flow: Comparison of multisphere method and advanced multisphere method

  • DEM simulation of particle segregation

    This is a very simple showcase to demonstrate the capability of DEM to predict particle segregation, which applies to a variety of processes.

  • DEM simulation of hopper/silo flow - non-sphercial particles

    This case study shows the influence of particle non-sphericity.

  • DEM Simulation of transfer chute / optimized geometry

    This is the simulation of particle flow in an transfer chute optimized to for less spillage and dust emissions.

  • Moving bed reactor

    Moving bed reactor with convective heat transfer

  • DEM Simulation of transfer chute / simple geometry

    This is the simulation of particle flow in a simple transfer chute prone to spillage and spreading out dust.

  • DEM simulation of rotary dryer / case comparison

    This is the simulation of a rotary dryer.

  • DEM simulation of die filling process / no cohesion

    This is the DEM simulation of a die filling process with non-cohesive powder, as used in the powder metallurgy industry.

  • DEM simulation of die filling process / high cohesion

    This is the DEM simulation of a die filling process with highly cohesive powder, as used in the powder metallurgy industry.

  • coarse-grained CFD-DEM simulation of bubbling fluidized bed

    This is the CFD-DEM simulation of a bubbling fluidized bed, as frequently used in many industries.

  • DEM simulation of blast furnace

    This is the DEM simulation of a blast furnace, a device heavily used for the production of hot metal.

  • DEM simulation of wear prediction coupled to geometry deformation

    This is a showcase for a geometrically resolved simulation of erosive wear on solids handling equipment.

  • CFD-DEM simulation of different transfer chute / geometry optimization

    This is the simulation of the particle and gas / dust in a transfer chute with two geometries.

  • DEM modelling of excavation process / no cohesion

    Our tools can help you to predict excavation efficiency and wear hot-spots on equipment.

  • DEM modelling of excavation process / high cohesion

    Our tools can help you to predict excavation efficiency and wear hot-spots on equipment.

  • DEM simulation of chute abrasion with coarse graining

    DEM simulation of chute abrasion with dragforce - showcase for correct coarse graining