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PROCESS AUTOMATION & CONTROL

Expert system for smooth sinter and pellet plant operation

SINTERXpert™ is Paul Wurth’s integrated Level-2 system for process control and optimisation, with on-line expert rules for superior sinter plant operation. The powerful models and features combined with field instrumentation assist the customer in the fulfilment of his operational targets and optimisation of the complete sintering process.

The system may integrate a Mix Calculation Model, an Online Mass Balance, HMI, Trending & Reporting, the Burn-through Point Monitoring Model and the Online Expert Rules with different control modules.

The development of tailor-made Level 2-process control systems for pelletising plants, covering the entire process from raw material mixing over green pelletising, pellet induration and screening, and providing an interface with  downstream blast furnaces and/or direct reduction furnaces, completes the offering.