EMG eMASS® - electromagnetic strip stabilisation

Stable strip in coil coating lines

EMG eMASS® is a turnkey system for stabilising fast running ferromagnetic steel strips based on electromagnets. The main field of application is the process optimisation and saving of metal coating at the air knife of a hot-dip galvanising, GALVALUME®* or aluminising line.  

The system is installed directly above the nozzle - as close as possible to the nozzle lip that blows off the liquid metal layer. With the experience of over 50 successful installations worldwide, EMG guarantees customised, optimal integration of eMASS® in the air knife area.   

*GALVALUME® is a registered trademark of BIEC International Inc.

Customer benefits and unique selling propositions

Homogeneous zinc layer over strip width and strip length 

Stable passline of the strip and reduction of the crossbow

Narrower nozzle gap 

Targeted and reliable production of low run weights 

Lower air or nitrogen consumption 

Higher strip speed 

Better weldability 

Avoidance of strip damage when used in the cooling tower 

Zinc saving potential due to reduced over-galvanisation 

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"Due to the large number of individually implemented solutions, EMG's understanding of the special features of the manufacturing processes supported by EMG's quality assurance systems has grown over the years. EMG's long-standing presence in the market has led to very in-depth knowledge and experience from which our customers benefit. For example, the EMG eMASS® strip stabilisation system enables demonstrable improvements in quality and zinc consumption in the hot-dip coating of steel sheets."

Steffen Dombrowski, Product Manager

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