FB 23040, Secondary metallurgy

A research block (FB) within Jernkontoret’s technical area 23, Metallurgy.

Committee Chairperson

Saman Mostafaee, Ovako Sweden AB 

Vice chairperson

Mikhail Lukin, Höganäs Sweden AB

Research Manager

Robert Vikman, Jernkontoret

Member companies

ABB AB, Västerås
Bet-Ker Oy, Ylivieska
Calderys Nordic AB, Köping
Carbomax AB, Västerås
Höganäs Sweden AB, Halmstad
Kanthal AB, Hallstahammar
Outokumpu Stainless AB, Avesta
Ovako Bar AB, Smedjebacken
Ovako Sweden AB, Hofors
RHI Refractories Nord AB, Stocksund
AB Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandviken
SSAB Europe, Luleå
SSAB Europe Oy, Brahestad
SSAB Special Steels, Oxelösund
Uddeholms AB, Hagfors
Uvån Hagfors Teknologi AB, Kista

Co-opted members

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Swerim AB, Luleå

Purpose and general orientation 

This research block monitors and carries out research within the area of ladle  metallurgy. This covers alloying, heating, refining of the steel in ladle and ladle furnaces. The area also includes modelling/simulation of metallurgical processes.