METNET pyrometallurgy

Metnet Pyrometallurgy infrastructure covers all unit operations from material preparation to casting, TRL 5-7. However, the pilot plants of Metnet have facilities that range from laboratory scale to industrial operating environment.

Services

Characterisation and process control

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Dust meters-automaticIMNimn@metnet.eu
Gas analysersIMNO² (0-21 %), CO (0-5 %), NO (0-3000 ppm),
SO² (0-5000 ppm)
imn@metnet.eu
Gas analysersIMNSO² (0-5000 ppm)imn@metnet.eu
Portable mercury analyser EMP-2 IMN0.3 L/min,range: 0~1,000 µg/m³,
resolution: 0.1 µg/m³
imn@metnet.eu

Off gas treatment

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Bag house filterElkem 6000 m³n/helkem@metnet.eu
Fabric filterSwerea MEFOS8000 m³n/hswereamefos@metnet.eu
Bag house filter, Ameco Elkem33800 m³n/helkem@metnet.eu
Electrostatic precipitatorSwerea MEFOS4200 m3n/hswereamefos@metnet.eu
Gas absorption scrubberElkem 1500 m³n/helkem@metnet.eu
Gas absorption scrubberSwerea MEFOS4500 m3n/hswereamefos@metnet.eu
High pressure venturi scrubberSwerea MEFOS21000 m³n/hswereamefos@metnet.eu

Infrastructure and support

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Closed cooling water systemSwerea MEFOS2*400 m³n/hswereamefos@metnet.eu
Desulphurisation installationIMN2000 m³ gas/himn@metnet.eu
Double girder traverse craneElkem10/3.5 tonelkem@metnet.eu
Double girder traverse craneElkem16/3.5 tonelkem@metnet.eu
Overhead craneSwerea MEFOS27/50/50 tonswereamefos@metnet.eu
Blast furnace gas infrastructureSwerea MEFOS2500 m³n/h, 1.1 barswereamefos@metnet.eu
Compressed air infrastructureSwerea MEFOS600 m³n/h, 8 barswereamefos@metnet.eu
Nitrogen infrastructureSwerea MEFOS2500 m³n/h, 16 barswereamefos@metnet.eu
Oxygen infrastructureSwerea MEFOS3000 m³n/h, 16 barswereamefos@metnet.eu
Propane infrastructureSwerea MEFOS400 kg/h, 13 barswereamefos@metnet.eu
Powder injection equipmentSwerea MEFOS0.25 -3 m³swereamefos@metnet.eu

Material preparation

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Materials handling systemSwerea MEFOS1 ton/h swereamefos@metnet.eu
Cylindrical briquetting machine IMN0.5 t/himn@metnet.eu
Hutt Cs25 briquetting machineElkem50-300 kg/helkem@metnet.eu
Rollers briquetting pressCRM450 kg/hcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Pilot pelletizing discElkem1500 mm Øelkem@metnet.eu
GranulatorsIMN3 t/himn@metnet.eu
Shredders, WicharyIMN0.25 t/himn@metnet.eu
Fluff extrusion compactorCRM3 ton/hcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Homogenisation "bedding"CRM40*200 Lcrmgroup@metnet.eu
ScreenersIMN0.1 t/himn@metnet.eu
Separators IMN150 kg/himn@metnet.eu
Electrodynamic separators IMN0.25 t/himn@metnet.eu
Vertical intensive mixerCRM400 Lcrmgroup@metnet.eu

Thermal processing

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Fluidised bedSwerea MEFOS60 kg/hswereamefos@metnet.eu
Gas furnace, WaelzIMN1250 ºC, 60-100 kg/h, natural gas 40 Nm3/himn@metnet.eu
Gravimetric single screw powder feederERAMET4500 L/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gravimetric twin screw powder feederERAMET170 L/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
High pressure fixed bed for thermo-conversionCRM35 Lcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Nabertherm heating cabinetElkem2 m³, 1350 °C max. tempelkem@metnet.eu
Multiple hearth furnace (batch)CRM20 Lcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Multiple hearth furnace (continuous)CRM200 kg/h, 600 kwcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary hearth furnaceCRM100 kg/h, 600 kwcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kilnCRM100 kg/h, 200 kwcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kilnERAMET300 kg/herametgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kilnElkem300 kg/helkem@metnet.eu
Sintering pilotERAMETerametgroup@metnet.eu
Sintering pot and ancillary equipmentCRM200 kgcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Vertical tube furnaceSwerea MEFOS100 gswereamefos@metnet.eu
Ore slurry tanksERAMET9 m³erametgroup@metnet.eu

S(melting)

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Electric arc - resistance furnacesIMN100 kW, 1400 ºC, 200 kg of slagimn@metnet.eu
Electric arc - resistance furnacesIMN80 kW, 1400 ºC, 50 kg of slagimn@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceSwerea MEFOSAC, 4.9 MVA, 10 tonswereamefos@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceSwerea MEFOSDC, 4.9 MVA, 5 tonswereamefos@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceElkemDC, 600 kW, 1 electrodeelkem@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceElkemDC, 800 kW, 2 electrodeselkem@metnet.eu
EAF pilot station (High Impedance)ERAMET700 kWerametgroup@metnet.eu
EAF pilot station (Low Impedance) ERAMET1.5 MWerametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceERAMET200 kW, 0.5 m²erametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnaceERAMET800 kW, 1.2 m²erametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace, rectangularERAMET800 kW, 3 m²erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gas furnace - CupellationIMN1200 ºC, 400 kg of Cu, Natural gas 20 Nm3/himn@metnet.eu
Gas furnace - refining PbIMN700 ºC, 800 kg of Pb, Natural gas 40 Nm3/himn@metnet.eu
Gas furnace - rotary rockingIMN1400 ºC, 500 kg of slag or 800 kg of Cu, Natural gas 60 Nm3/himn@metnet.eu
Induction furnace IMN90 kW, 1600 ºC, 12 kg Cu, 50 kg Feimn@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceSwerea MEFOS150 kgswereamefos@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceSwerea MEFOS4000 kgswereamefos@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceERAMET150 kW, 23 dm³erametgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceCRM100 kW, 80 kg Fecrmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceCRM200 kW, 300 kg Fecrmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceCRM125 kW, 350 kg Fecrmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceElkem250 kW, 0.35 ton Feelkem@metnet.eu
Induction furnaceElkem600 kW, 1.5 ton Feelkem@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnaceSwerea MEFOS60 kgswereamefos@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnaceCRM100 kg Fecrmgroup@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnaceCRM3 x 30 kg Fe (incremental castings)crmgroup@metnet.eu
Oil furnace - TSLIMN1400 ºC, 200 kg of slag or 300 kg of metal, fuel oil 15 L/himn@metnet.eu
Resistance furnaceSwerea MEFOS70 kgswereamefos@metnet.eu
Rotary melting kilnCRM80 kW, 100 kg Alcrmgroup@metnet.eu
Universal converterSwerea MEFOS6 tonswereamefos@metnet.eu

Casting and solidification

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Continuous casting simulatorSwerea MEFOS1.2*0.25*1 m (mould size), 0.6-1.5 m/min swereamefos@metnet.eu
Continuous caster (vertical)CRM1 t steel, various mould sections, 1.5 m/mincrm@metnet.eu
Misch mouldsElkemSeveral types, pilot sizeelkem@metnet.eu
Transport ladlesElkemDifferent types and volumeselkem@metnet.eu
Continuous casting simulatorSwerea MEFOS1.2*0.25*1 m (mould size), 0.6-1.5 m/minswereamefos@metnet.eu
Continuous caster (vertical)CRM1 t steel, various mould sections, 1.5 m/mincrm@metnet.eu
Misch mouldsElkemSeveral types, pilot sizeelkem@metnet.eu
Transport ladlesElkemDifferent types and volumeselkem@metnet.eu

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