Stahlinstitut VDEh – 27.07.2021

Continuous Casting of Steel - Basic Course

17.08.2021 – 18.08.2021seminar in english

The online-seminar  takes place daily from 09.00 a.m. to 2.15 p.m. CET (Berlin)


Professor Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Dieter Senk, RWTH Aachen University

Established by Professor Klaus Schwerdtfeger


Steel is the no 1 material in the world of technology. About 96% of all the total steel production is cast continuously. Automobiles, machines and countless parts of daily live are made of steel. New and innovative high-performance steel grades are created and combine several properties on a high level of quality. Plant design and casting processes are continuously developed.

This seminar introduces continuous casting technology. It provides the basic understanding of the process, its components and its metallurgy. Target Group: Engineers, operating personnel, planning and construction, quality department, students, machine suppliers. Also suitable for non-metallurgists

Advanced Courses are planned.


  • Basic Concepts
  • Technology of Continuous Casting
  • Solidification and Temperatures
  • Micro-Structure
  • Macro-Segregation
  • Cleanness/Inclusions
  • Strand Mechanics
  • Casting Fluxes
  • Refractories
  • Automation

Registration fee

590,00 €* // 640,00 € VAT-free

*  for employees of member companies and individual members of the Steel Institute VDEh. Scientific staff of universities gets a 50 % off. Also 50 % discount for each additional participant from the same company location.

+++ as part of the VDEh youth development sponsorship also young engineers (up to 35 years)
of member companies receive a 50 % discount +++


Cancellation free of charge is not possible after receiving of the log-in data.


Stahl-Akademie / Stahlinstitut VDEh
Steel Academy / Steel Institute VDEh

Sohnstraße 65 / 40237 Düsseldorf/Germany
Fon +49 211 6707-458 / Fax -655 /  /

Online Seminar Concept

Technical quality:

The Steel Academy attaches great importance to the audio-visual quality of its online seminars. This seminar will be broadcast as a live-stream from Steel Academy’s film studio in Dusseldorf – with high quality camera, microphone and lighting. In the picture will be shown the speaker and his presentation.

Online seminar - how does it work?

  •   2-3 days before seminar’s starting you receive an e-mail with a link and a password
  •   the link leads you to the streaming platform
  •   you log in with the password

We recommend using earphones, LAN or good WLAN


2 days, 6 hours from 09.00 a.m. to 14.15 p.m. Berlin time

Seminar handouts:

Before seminar’s starting download of the presentations as a pdf

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Stefan Eigen

Stefan Eigen

Referent Stahl-Akademie

Telefon: +49 211 6707-458