Ironmaking Course

Course Overview

The ironmaking course will provide a practical, operational and theoretical insight into the iron making process. This will include classroom lectures & discussion groups and mathematical modelling of a steel plant design.

Who Should Attend?

The course is aimed at people working in the iron & steel industry, as well as the iron & steel supply chain, who will benefit from a broad understanding of the ironmaking process. Typical delegates include senior production operators, engineers, manufacturing and operations managers, metallurgists, technical and quality control personnel.

Learning Outcomes

  • This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the ironmaking process
  • After the course you will have an understanding of the fundamental science in the ironmaking process

Course Programme

  • Burden preparation & selection
  • Agglomeration
  • Role of coke in the blast funace
  • Coke manufacture
  • Blast furnace design & process
  • The Cohesive Zone
  • Burden distribution control
  • Blast furnace control philosophy
  • Refractories
  • Cast house operations
  • Fuel / coal injection
  • Hot blast stoves
  • Blast furnace ancillaries
  • Slag production & utilisation

Course Venue

British Steel
Brigg Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1BP
United Kingdom

Course Duration

The course is 4 days.

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