Senaat's UAE-based Emirates Steel receives two patents from USPTO
Patents awarded for innovations in power conversion and in continuous casting methods to produce a single casting strand
Emirates Steel, a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (Senaat), has received two patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its innovations in power conversion and in continuous casting methods to produce a single casting strand.
In a statement, Emirates Steel said that the first patent was awarded for its method and a system that has been developed to control a power converter, by using artificial intelligence (AI) to avoid electrical disturbances that have been caused to manufacturing equipment.
According to Emirates Steel, the innovation would provide higher stability in converting electricity from the power grid to manufacturing facilities, while it can be used for the renewable energy industy as well as for industrial applications.
Meanwhile, the second patent uses a method of continuously casting two or more long strands using a single continuous twin casting strand, which comprises of two-sub-strands.
According to Emirates Steel, this technology facilitates for a more effective and stable production process, which results in delivering finished product of better quality.
Speaking on receiving the patents, chief executive officer of Emirates Steel, Eng. Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, said: “The approval of these two patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office are a result of our continued investment in our people and our manufacturing facilities. Both innovations allow us to produce higher quality steel with reduced environmental impact, demonstrating our leadership of the regional steel sector.”
“These patents not only demonstrate our company’s commitment to innovation, but highlight our wider efforts to contribute to the economic and social growth of the UAE by developing special capabilities within the non-oil sector”, Al Remeithi added.