4 August 2020

Siderpotenza (Potenza, Italy) has successfully commissioned the MORE CATFIS automatic temperature and sampling manipulator which operates through the slag door in their 130t EAF.

The CATFIS is a manipulator designed to measure temperature, carbon/oxygen contents and take samples for steel chemical analysis automatically without having to power-off the furnace.

The main features are:

  • Anti-collision system
  • Sturdy piece of equipment, it requires minimum maintenance operations
  • Easily equipment installation and displacement


  • Safety in operation
  • Increased operator motivation
  • Direct productivity improvements
  • Reduced operating costs

MORE has reached the record of 220 CATFIS manipulator units supplied worldwide in operation or in production.

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