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11. March 2022
Article on mecorad in the new STAHL + TECHNIK magazine
"Precise in-line thickness and width measurement of flat products", is the title of a article about mecorad, published by STAHL + TECHNIK in its 3rd issue 2022.
20. December 2021
Fundings for improvements in continuous casting processes
mecorads gets financial support by the “MEP programme” of the Free State of Saxony and the European Union. This funding scheme supports companies to introduce new innovations to the market and to shorten the time-to-market for innovative products. mecorad receives the MEP fundings for launching wtl series for continuous slab casting.
29. November 2021
Co-operation with Fraunhofer IWU Chemnitz
mecorad stands for smart engineering. We are constantly setting new and exciting challenges for ourselves and our products. One example is our cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU) in Chemnitz.
22. October 2021
Measurement solutions for hot metals forming
When it comes to the measurement of distances or -even more complex- object dimensions in industrial contexts, there is no one and only right solution. Various methods are available, depending on the specific measuring task and requirements.
20. September 2021
A startup story- Product development for the steel industry
In September 2019, just one year after its official founding, mecorad won the TUClab competition at the Chemnitz University of Technology as one of three successful teams. The aim of mecorad was and is to develop solutions for the steel and metal industry in order to achieve high product quality with the least possible use of resources.
9. August 2021
Demonstrator installated in our office in Chemnitz
Usually, our IIoT solution wtl series works in rough surroundings of hot rolling mills or integrated steel plants. In this picture, four of our radar sensors are modularly arranged on our demonstrator in our office in Chemnitz to showcase the measurement of width and thickness.
23. July 2021
Green steel moving forward
In the current course of the conversion processes in the automotive industry, the topic of green steel has come more and more into focus. And this might just be the beginning.
21. May 2021
Processing geometry data of hot forming goods
What do you use for measuring your hotmetal forming goods? And when? Hours after they were rolled? Imagine, you would know the exact data when the goods are still hot. Or that you would know if there´s a need for a slight alignment of the rolls to achieve the best results while the process is ongoing.
11. May 2021
Green steel and beyond
More than 60 million tons CO2 equivalent are emitted by the German steel industry alone each year. What options are there to make processes significantly more resource-efficient?
9. February 2021
Featured by Fraunhofer Venture
We are proud to be featured in an article by Fraunhofer Venture. It describes how we are to closes a decisive digitization gap in steel production. We are very thankful for the co-operation within Fraunhofers TechBridge programme.
23. September 2020
Investor SBG onboarded
mecorad successfully onboarded a new investor. Saxony´s investment company SBG helps us to take our growth path to a higher level.
6. July 2020
Saxon and European fundings for launching wtl series to market
The “MEP programme” by the Free State of Saxony and the European Union supports companies to introduce innovative products to the market and to shorten the time-to-market for innovative products. mecorad is pleased to receive the MEP fundings for the launch of the IIoT-solution wtl series fot hot rolling lines.