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Vacuum Induction Degassing (VID) Technology for Higher Steel Grades

ALD´s VID Technology –  the Economic Alternative to Ladle Metallurgy

  • With VID Furnaces from ALD Mini Steel Plants can enhance their Material Quality by Degassing, Deoxidation, Desulphurization and Removal of Oxide-Inclusions
  • Forging Shops can cast their own Ingots with Advanced Quality/Less Costs
  • Even Low Carbon Steel can be produced with the optional VID Oxygen Top Blowing Technology

ALD´s VID Process

  • Melting and Temperature Control
  • Vacuum-Refining
  • Decarburisation
  • Slagtreatment
  • Pouring at Air or Protective Atmosphere