Iron and Steel Making Plants

Electrical and automation products for iron and steel making plants


Automation and control systems for steel making plants: reliable solutions for safe operations

Nidec ASI has developed dozens of modernization and revamping projects combining our electrical and automation products with third party equipment to guarantee state-of-the-art solutions that match our customer’s needs in terms of integrated control, safety, power quality and environmental regulations.

Nidec ASI has solutions for:

  • Blast Furnaces (including sinter, BOS, etc)
  • Electric Arc Furnaces (AC and DC EAF, LF, RH, dedusting plants)
  • Continuous Casters
Iron&Steel_Process Control

ARTICS Iron & Steel

Control and optimization for iron & steel making process

Nidec ASI’s state-of-the-art process control system includes a complete portfolio of mathematical, physical and quality models and optimization functions for electric Arc Furnaces, Ladle Furnaces and Continuous Casting Machines (for slabs, blooms and billets).

Electric Arc Furnace and Ladle Furnace

>Process Prediction

>Process Observation

>Process Control

>Material Calculation

Continuous Caster

>Tracking (of heats, material flowing along the strands and pieces)

>Casting Speed Optimization

>Cut Length Optimization

>On-line Change of the Piece Width

>Solidification Model and Dynamic Cooling

>Soft Reduction

>Piece Quality Prediction Model

>Breakout Prediction


>Heat Management

>Historical Data Management

>Alarms and Warnings and Entry Messages

>Level 3 Data Exchange

>Meltshop-Caster Data Exchange

Iron&Steel_Tecnological Control

ARTICS Iron & Steel

Real-time quality data control for Iron & Steel making

Nidec ASI has more than 20 years of experience in basic automation and technological controls for casting and offers all of the most important technological controls in the caster area, including:

>Hydraulic Mould Oscillator

>Mould Levl Control

>Remote Adjustable Mould Control (while casting too)

>Hydraulic Segment Adjustment (connected to Soft Reduction Model)