Online Course - Industry 4.0 Digitisation of the Normanton Steel Plant at the Materials Processing Institute

On demand and instant access to the full course. Certificate on completion.

What the course covers

  • Introduction to the Materials Processing Institute and the project
  • Normanton Steel Plant main facilities
  • Selection of IIoT Platform
  • Areas for Improvement and KPIs
  • PLC Network upgrade and wireless network
  • Sensors / Equipment upgrades
  • Development of new Caster Mimics and Data Displays
  • Creation of Digital Twin
  • Application of Augmented Reality
  • Future work

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an understanding of the Industry 4.0 digitisation process

Who should access the course?

Anyone wishing to embark on the Industry 4.0 digitisation process.

Course Duration

20 minutes

Course Presenter

Dr Alan Taylor

Dr Alan Taylor BSc(Hons), PhD, M.InstP. CPhys.
Principal Researcher / Section Leader Digital Systems and Data

Alan is a Principal Researcher and Section Leader Digital Systems and Data in the Digital Technologies Group at the Materials Processing Institute. The Digital Technologies Group develops, customises and implements systems for measurement, monitoring and control in harsh industrial environments.  Alan’s background encompasses over 20 years of research in the steel sector, particularly in the application of advanced multivariate statistics and data analytics for diagnostics, prediction and process control.  His current interests are the application of industry 4.0 technologies.

On demand and instant access to the full course. Certificate on completion.