METSIM training - 12-16/11/2018 in Leuven

METSIM is the world standard in flowsheet modelling for mining and metallurgy. InsPyro will host a European METSIM course from November 12 till November 16 2018. The trainer will be Alex Holtzapple, the new director of METSIM. Topics include basic model set-up up to advanced and dynamic features.


Mo 12/11/2018 Introduction to METSIM
Basic APL Commands, Simple Flowsheeting, Chemistry & Controls
Tu 13/11/2018 Comminution Module
Crushing/Screening, Grinding/Classification
We 14/11/2018 Hydrometallurgical Flowsheeting
Leaching, Solvent Extraction, Electrowinning
Th 15/11/2018 Dynamic Simulation
Mining, Scheduling, Batch Processing, Tailings Management
Fr 16/11/2018 Summary & Workshop
Course Summary, Current Project Workshop

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Practical details

Price450€ per day per person
1800€ per person for 5 days

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Educational program

  • How to read a phase diagram – basic level
  • How to read a phase diagram – advanced level
  • Introduction in thermodynamics: from theory to practice
  • Quantitative metallurgy: sampling, measuring, interpretation
  • Thermodynamics in iron- and steel production
  • Metal-slag-matte equilibrium (lead production, copper production)

Custom made courses

InsPyro provides custom made courses for your specific metallurgical process. Please contact for more information.
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