Training

InsPyro provides courses on materials science, metallurgy, process modelling, and CFD. We regularly organize courses at our offices in Leuven, Belgium. Keep an eye on this page or subscribe to our newsletter.

For groups at companies, we provide custom training on location ranging from basic metallurgical principles up to advanced thermochemistry. The audience can be engineers, operators, or commercial professionals.

METSIM training – 2-6 December 2019 in Leuven

METSIM is the world standard in flowsheet modelling for mining and metallurgy. InsPyro will host a European METSIM course from 2-6 December 2019. Topics include basic model set-up up to advanced and dynamic features. The course has a modular set-up, so participants can select the most relevant topics.

Program

  • Introduction to METSIM
    Basic APL Commands, Simple Flowsheeting, Chemistry & Controls
  • Comminution Module
    Crushing/Screening, Grinding/Classification
  • Hydrometallurgical Flowsheeting
    Leaching, Solvent Extraction, Electrowinning
  • Pyrometallurgical Flowsheeting
    Smelting, Chemistry, Dynamic Simulation, Batch Processing
  • Flowsheeting for Mining
    Mine Block Plan, Scheduling, Tailings Management

Feel free to contact us for separate training if this time does not fit. To register or for more information, contact Els Nagels via email or call +32 16 298 492.

Practical details

  • Leuven, Kapeldreef 60
  • Daily 09:30-16:00
  • 450€ per day per person
    1900€ per person for 5 days

Course program 2020

Our yearly organised course program is given in English and aims at people active in the metal processing industry. The course can be a refreshment of the metallurgical principles for engineers, or give hands-on metallurgists a solid theoretical background. Dates will be announced later. Examples of the course content:

For more information, contact Els Nagels via email or call +32 16 298 492.

Practical details

  • Leuven
  • 450€ per day per person
    1900€ per person for 5 days
    group discounts apply, contact us directly

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CUSTOM MADE COURSES

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

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM TOPICS

  • Basics of materials science: process-structure-properties
  • 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
  • Thermodynamics of primary or secondary lead production
  • Metal-slag-matte equilibrium (lead production, copper production)
  • Flowsheet modelling with METSIM
  • Computational fluid dynamics

Reference customers for training

Aurubis

Nippon Gases

Magotteaux

Umicore

Berzelius

Recytech

DuPont Clean Technologies