Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists including Metal Processes

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Course Overview

The training covers the basic elements of:

  • Elements Atoms/Molecules/Molecular structure
  • Molecular structure of common metals
  • Properties of metals
  • Theory of crystals/crystallography
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Elements of extractive metallurgy
  • Solid solutions Metal solidification and properties
  • Heat treatment of metals
  • Heat treat of steel Metal treatment methods and their objectives
  • Metal failure and measures to avert failures Metal forming
  • Metal testing and inspection methods.
  • Pressings Moldings Castings & Surface Treatment Extrusions

Who should take this course

This training is designed for engineers and operations personnel of process plants, refineries it is a basic course for personnel who have a limited or no knowledge of the basics of Metallurgy and who also want to learn the basic techniques of various processes as mention above.



Course content

Day 1- Basics of Physical Chemistry:

Atoms Molecules and crystals. Common elements. Atomic structure How atoms combine. Crystal and crystalline materials. Metal Processing Techniques. Presses and Press Forming. How a press works. The press forming techniques, Materials used on pressings-discuss. Duplex, Inconel, Titanium, Phosphor Bronze. Understanding Metal PressingCoatings, Zinc plate, Galvanised Powder Coating.

Day 2- Chemical Equilibrium:

Heat and Temperature. Compound formation. Types of reactions-effects of heat. Instruments for measuring temperature. Metal Processing Techniques Moulding Understanding Injection Moulding. What is blow Moulding Rotational Moulding Understanding Vacuum Forming Different stages of Moulding- Pressure Die

Day 3- Metal Refining. Primary methods for refining steel. Basic oxygen and electric furnace processes.

Ladle metallurgy:

Electrolytic refining of non-ferrous metals. Metal Processing Techniques. Castings & Paintings/Coatings. Casting Processes. Process Selection. Design of Castings. Understanding Microstructure of Castings. Grain structure. Chemical inhomogeneity for Castings. Porosity of Castings. Casting Alloys.

Day 4- Solidification of Metals. Patterns of atoms in solid metals. Stages of crystal growth. Formation of grain boundaries. Phase diagrams. Ingot casting and continuous castings. Metal Processing Techniques Extrusions. Understanding the Extrusion Types. Hot Extrusion. Cold extrusion. Friction Extrusion. Micro Extrusions. Extrusion Defects and how to avoid.

Day 5- Heat Treatment of Steel Fundamentals:

Types of steel Structure of Iron - relation between carbon content and mircostructures, Austenite bainite and martensite. Main type of heat treating furnaces. Atmospheres and quenching media.

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