Smart Manufacturing of Cement

Smart Manufacturing of Cement

PROJECT LEAD: University of Louisville PARTNERS: Argos PROBLEM STATEMENT: Cement manufacturing is energy-intensive (5GJ/t) and comprises a significant portion of the energy footprint of the composite material. Incorporating modern monitoring, simulation and control...
Production of Zero Defect (ZD) Slabs in Steel Continuous Casting

Production of Zero Defect (ZD) Slabs in Steel Continuous Casting

PROJECT LEAD: ArcelorMittal PARTNERS: Purdue University, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute PROBLEM STATEMENT: Absence of predictive maintenance and real-time quality prediction tools increases the overall energy...
Factory 4.0 Educational Toolkit

Factory 4.0 Educational Toolkit

PROJECT LEAD: Pennsylvania State University PARTNERS: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arconic PROBLEM STATEMENT: Rapid pace of technology development has left educational systems scrambling to keep pace and adapt learning outcomes, resulting in inadequate...
Inferential Modeling for Driving Out Energy Waste

Inferential Modeling for Driving Out Energy Waste

PROJECT LEAD: ThinkIQ PARTNERS: General Mills PROBLEM STATEMENT: Energy loses are largely invisible on the manufacturing floor. Wasted energy typically goes unnoticed for long periods of time. And it has proven difficult for manufacturers to determine when and where...