Finite Network Method (FNM)

The Finite Network Method (FNM) uses advanced algorithms and mathematical modeling to get precise information of the electrical properties of the EAF High Current system (transformer secondary terminals to electrode tips, can be simulated in detail).

For the first time ever, it is possible to do accurate calculations with a precision of much less than 1%. All other methods have error ranges of >10%.

With FNM it is possible to calculate the effects of smaller modifications in the range of <0.5 m, e.g. cable connection points, size of PCD, required high current loop size for symmetrization.

Using the FNM model, you will guarantee never to experience hot spots in the furnace due to unsymmetrical high current system,  cable twisting in the center phase, or induced eddy currents in secondary side tank.

To learn more about the Finite Network Method, please contact Scancorp Limited.


Since 1983, the Badische Stahl-Engineering GmbH (BSE) has been acting as a service provider for increasing the efficiency and productivity in the electric steel industry worldwide.

BSE is the sister company of the Badische Stahlwerke GmbH (BSW) – one of the world’s most productive Electric Arc Furnace Steel Mills.

BSE supplies high-quality products and consulting services based on the developed technologies and methods in its own plant as well as on a large number of network-partners, various EAF steel plants, rolling mills, integrated steel mills and users of different kinds of metallurgical processes. Customers worldwide are receiving Technical Services and Consulting Services from BSE.

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