In this webinar, AMETEK Land introduces how advances in accurate non-contact temperature measurements for continuous annealing (CAL) and galvanizing (CGL) lines ensure required metal characteristics and surface conditions are achieved in steel production.
Attendees will learn the requirements and challenges for infrared temperature measurement in annealing and galvanizing processes, including coiler welder, hot bridle, overaging, rapid cooling, soaking, galvanneal exit and top roll applications. It looks at how to select the best measuring method, considering what, how and where, for both vertical and horizontal lines.
The webinar will then focus on the new SPOT GS, an advanced non-contact infrared spot pyrometer specifically designed for continuous, highly accurate measurements of coated steel strip temperature during the galvanneal reaction.
It demonstrates that combining cutting-edge, non-contact SPOT technology with specialized software algorithms will deliver reliable and accurate temperature readings, for galvannealed and galvanized steel strips, which are needed for close monitoring of the reaction zone, enabling automated furnace management that in turn delivers tighter control of product quality.
By maintaining control of the reaction and position of the reaction zone, the SPOT GS accommodates rapid changes of line speed and furnace power with changes of substrate or coating weight, allowing furnace optimization.
- Learn the fundamentals of non-contact temperature measurement for continuous annealing and galvanizing processes
- Understand the application specific sensors available for temperature measurement throughout these processes
- Discover the process, control and cost savings achievable by accurately monitoring temperature
- Importance of continuous, accurate measurement of coated steel strip temperature during the galvanneal reaction
With a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) in Physical Engineering, specializing in laser technology and optical metrology, Manfred Hayk has over 20 years of technical, product and application development and sales support experience in optical and infrared metrologies. He is AMETEK Land's Global Infrared (IR) Product Manager and is focused on developing AMETEK Land's full range of non-contact temperature measurement products, including process thermal imagers.