Visualization of Level-2 dialogs for the steel industry

OHB Digital Services a proven partner to  Converteam GmbH

When it comes to the modernization and installation of tandem lines, strip processing lines, inspection lines and skin pass mills, we are a proven partner to Converteam GmbH, for whom we have implemented the visualisation of database-based dialogs for the process control computers (Level-2-dialogs) for numerous end customers.


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Converteam GmbH

End customers

  • Arcelor Mittal, Bremen

  • Rasselstein GmbH, Andernach

  • Novolipetsk Steel, Lipetzk, Russia

  • ThyssenKrupp Steel, Bochum plant

  • ThyssenKrupp Nirosta, Krefeld


Ongoing cooperation since 2005.

Together with the customer we created a specification sheet and a detailed mask layout. Using Oracle Forms and Java dialogues, we developed the control stations in the entry, exit and control station. The input and output sequence, the setup or pass schedule calculation and the roll data are checked and edited via the dialogs. Communication with the production planning system (Level 3) and the Level-1 system, which is used to operate and monitor the system, works with database-based telegrams.

The creation of manuals, training on the system, documentation and, in some cases, database administration were also included in the scope of the projects.

When the system has gone live and is optimized, one of our employees is always on site to ensure that everything runs smoothly.

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