InsPyro provides courses on materials science, metallurgy, process modelling (e.g. METSIM®) and CFD. We regularly organize courses at our offices in Leuven, Belgium. Keep an eye on this page or subscribe to our newsletter to receive course announcements.

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. Contact us to define your training project.

Metallurgy Theory and Applications Course program – 2022

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. There are 4 modules:

24/10/2022Introduction to thermodynamics – Principles, reactions, visualisation
25/10/2022How to read a phase diagram I – Metallic systems and microstructure
26/10/2022How to read a phase diagram II – Slag and matte
27/10/2022Flowsheeting – Overview of pyro and hydro flowsheets

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

Practical details

LocationLeuven and online
Price450€ per day per person
1600€ per person for 4 days
group discounts apply, contact us directly
RegistrationBy email:
By phone: +32/16.298.492 (Els Nagels)
or through this form

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METSIM® hands-on modelling training

METSIM® is the world standard in flowsheet modelling for mining and metallurgy. InsPyro will host hybrid METSIM® courses (Western Europe timezone). 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.

New in 2022 are the topical trainings. Every month we organise a 2 hour online training on a specific METSIM® topic.

Program information

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


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


  • 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


Nippon Gases





DuPont Clean Technologies