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Process Evolution in the Steel Industry

The course provides a general overview of the standard process routes required to transform raw materials into rolled steel and their respective history and evolution.

Technical

£300 per person

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Technical

£300 per person

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Who should attend?

The course is aimed at people working in the steel industry or the steel industry supply chain who will benefit from a broad understanding of processes in common use in the steel industry. Typical delegates include technical and engineering personnel.

Course aims

To provide a core understanding of processing in the steel industry, scientific relevance of processes and an appreciation for the historical developments that have led to their current day state.

Course programme
Day 1
  • Introduction and history of iron and steel production
  • Ore preparation
    • Coke production
    • Sinter and pellet production
  • The principles and practice of iron making & the Blast Furnace
    • Operating practice in relation to iron composition and modern developments in blast furnace operation.
  • Steel making
  • Steel university blast furnace eLearning simulation
Day 2
  • Development of tonnage steel making
  • Secondary steel making
  • Production of specialist steels
  • Steel university secondary steel making eLearning simulation
Day 3
  • Rolling
  • Refractories
  • Trends in the steel industry including recent developments
  • Revision session
Benefits
  • After completing the module you should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the steel manufacturing process from raw materials to coil.
  • You should also have an appreciation of technological developments that have occurred resulting in the modern day technology used within steel manufacture.
  • This module will provide you with an overview of the advancing technology in the steel industry
Duration
3 days plus assessment.
Assessment
End of day tests plus 2 hour written exam.