Copper Base Metals Training

COPPER BASE METALS TRAINING

You have introduced a new technology in your company and need qualified employees? The EBNER Academy contributes to the qualification of your executives, engineers, technicians and operators with seminars, workshops and training courses. We backup you on current topics and technology in the fields of processes, automation systems and heating know-how. With international conferences and congresses, we support the exchange of expertise at expert level.

As a company, you secure your economic success by investing in training and further education. You promote the knowledge as well as the motivation and commitment of your employees which in turn strengthens your efficiency and global competitiveness. As an education service provider, the EBNER Academy is your long-term partner and companion, the common goal is your enduring and solid development.

LEVEL 1 - BASIC TRAINING COPPER BASE METALS

Description

With this course you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for the safe handling of the heat treatment plant. You will learn the requirements of an efficient process using practical examples.  

  • Explanation of the annealing process
  • Create annealing programs
  • Diagram of pressure control, valve position and gas heating
  • Plant maintenance

Audience                                           

Personnel from production, maintenance

Prerequisites                                    

Basic knowledge of heat treatment, basic knowledge of plant operation

Benefits                                             

Safe and efficient operation of the EBNER system

Content – Theory & Practice          

  • Preparation for heat treatment
  • Activate media (electrical switchgear, ZBS, PLS, gas supply, cooling water supply, hydraulics, …)
  • Basics ZBS/PLS (common equipment, base overview, annealing protocol, process data, operation, curves, …)
  • Creating annealing programs in ZBS/PLS (central operating system/process control system) (temperature program, protective gas program, explanation of general parameters)
  • Procedure for batching the material (batch diameter and height, weight, …)
  • Operating sequence (transfer annealing program, fit and press on protective hood, fit heating hood, …)
  • Basics Operator Panel
  • Explanation Scheme of pressure control, valve position and gas heating depending on the current annealing process
  • Dealing with fault messages
  • Plant maintenance (weekly, monthly, quarterly, …)
  • Annual service by EBNER

Methods                                            

EBNER Academy provides a focused, practically and economically oriented knowledge transfer in the form of seminar lectures and field tests on samples. The involved trainers are highly qualified and experienced key players.

Training Type

Hands on at Customer System

Duration                                            

1 day

Price on request

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Description

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) are without doubt an essential part of production plants of various kinds.

Using the Simatic S7 as an example, participants are given a broad overview of the efficient use of the control system and how to eliminate malfunctions. Subsequently, the courses Simatic S7 Software and PLS – Visual Furnace 6, provide the necessary knowledge to read, understand and optimize PLC programs.

Audience                                           

Personnel from production, electrics and maintenance

Prerequisites                                    

Basic knowledge Simatic S7 control

Benefits                                             

Understanding of the software components and their diagnosis when troubleshooting the system

Content – Theory & Practice          

  • Basic terms in PLC
  • Program structure setup
  • Graphical representation of controls in the logic diagram
  • Overview of the functions in the individual program sections

Methods                                            

EBNER Academy offers a targeted, practice and economically oriented transfer of knowledge in the form of seminar presentations and field tests on samples. The trainers involved are highly qualified and experienced key persons.

Training Type                                   

Classroom or Customized

Duration                                            

1 day

Price on request

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Description                                       

The process control system is used for central plant operation and monitoring of the process flow, reporting, maintenance and repair support, material planning and its assigned functions.

The Visual Furnaces® 6 process control system is an EBNER proprietary development based on the Microsoft .NET Framework and was implemented in C#.

Microsoft SQL Server is used as the database. A powerful process data acquisition module ensures the data supply for the user interface and long-term data management modules.

Data exchange with the subordinate controllers is based on communication using OPC technology.

Visual Furnaces® 6 can be equipped with a variety of optional modules for planning, analysis, maintenance support and a thermal model.

Audience                                           

Personnel from production, automation technology

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge heat treatment, process control engineering, automation technology

Benefits                                             

Optimized annealing process through targeted use of Visual Furnace 6

Content – Theory & Practice          

  • Explanation of the basic functionalities
  • Functions and benefits of the differentVF6 modules
  • Use of the various tools and their setting options
  • Understanding the parameters for the different modules
  • Introduction to the mathematical models and their parameterization
  • Optimization of annealing processes through targeted use of VF6 modules

Methods                                            

EBNER Academy offers a targeted, practice and economically oriented transfer of knowledge in the form of seminar presentations and field tests on samples. The trainers involved are highly qualified and experienced key persons.

Training Type                                   

Classroom or Customized

Duration                                            

1 day

Price on request

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Description

The CQI-9 Heat Treat System Assessment is standardized in the automotive industry, published by AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group), the North American association of leading automobile manufacturers. The CQI-9 is supposed to ensure a uniform quality standard in heat treatment.

In addition to a theoretical part in which the contents of the CQI-9 are conveyed, practical training, either directly at the furnace or in EBNER’s own laboratory, is provided to specifically address the required periodic measurements (IT, SAT, TUS).

In the additional module “Application SURVEYperfect” the software tool SURVEYperfect developed by EBNER is covered in theory and practice. SURVEYperfect offers a CQI-9 compliant, simplified and fast execution as well as documentation of IT, SAT and TUS measurements.

Audience

Engineers, technicians and front men from quality management, maintenance and production.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of heat treatment and measurement technology

Benefits

The overall performance and the variety of methods of the seminar are designed most helpful for efficient studying. You will get an introduction to the contents of the CQI-9, optimized execution of the measurements IT, SAT, TUS.

Content – Theory & Practice

  • General information about the AIAG CQI-9
  • Heat Treat System Assessment (a catalogue of audit questions)
  • Content and application of the process tables
  • Requirements on thermocouples
  • Instrumentation requirements
  • Instrument Test (IT)
  • System Accuracy Test (SAT)
  • Temperature Uniformity Survey (TUS)
  • Application of the module SURVEYperfect (additional software module)

Methods

Ebner Academy provides a focused, practically and economically oriented knowledge transfer in the form of seminar lectures and field tests on samples. The involved trainers are highly qualified and experienced key players.

Training Type                                   

Classroom or Customized

Duration

2 days

Price on request

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Description

The AMS2750 is standardized in the aerospace industry, published by the SAE International Group. The AMS2750 is part of the NADCAP accreditation program and supposed to ensure a uniform quality standard in heat treatment.

In addition to a theoretical part in which the contents of the AMS2750 are conveyed, practical training, either directly at the furnace or in EBNER’s own laboratory, is provided to specifically address the required periodic measurements (IT, SAT, TUS).

In the additional module “Application SURVEYperfect” the software tool SURVEYperfect developed by EBNER is covered in theory and practice. SURVEYperfect offers a AMS2750 compliant, simplified and fast execution as well as documentation of IT, SAT and TUS measurements.

Audience

Engineers, technicians and front men from quality management, maintenance and production.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of heat treatment and measurement technology.

Benefits

The overall performance and the variety of methods of the seminar are designed most helpful for efficient studying. You will get an introduction to the contents of the AMS2750 optimized execution of the measurements IT, SAT, TUS.

Content – Theory & Practice

  • General information about the AMS2750
  • Requirements on thermocouples
  • Instrumentation requirements
  • Instrument Test (IT)
  • System Accuracy Test (SAT)
  • Temperature Uniformity Survey (TUS)
  • Application of the module SURVEYperfect (additional software module)

Methods

EBNER Academy provides a focused, practically and economically oriented knowledge transfer in the form of seminar lectures and field tests on samples. The involved trainers are highly qualified and experienced key players.

Training Type                                   

Classroom or Customized

Duration

2 days

Price on request

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Description                                       

This basic seminar is intended to provide you with the fundamentals of the physical and material engineering of heat treatment.

Questions will be answered on how the strength and ductility of metallic materials can be specifically adjusted by heat treatment or how to

State diagram reads and interprets. It also explains what happens inside the metal during heat treatment and why such different heat treatment processes are necessary.

Audience                                           

Personnel from production, R&D, quality management, purchasing

Prerequisites

Basic technical understanding of heat treatment processes and/or materials science

Benefits                                             

Understanding the metallurgical processes in the course of a heat treatment process

Content – Theory & Practice

  • Structure of metallic materials
  • Introduction of near-equilibrium heat treatment of steel (iron-carbon diagram, normalizing and annealing)
  • Introduction of heat treatment of steel (martensite, bainite, retained austenite, hardening and tempering)
  • RTD diagrams
  • Location of different heat treatments in Fe/C and ZTU diagrams
  • Influence of alloying elements
  • Basic information on heat treatment of aluminium (Al-Cu phase diagram, solution heat treatment, precipitation hardening)

Methods

EBNER Academy offers a targeted, practice- and economically oriented transfer of knowledge in the form of seminar presentations and field tests on samples. The trainers involved are highly qualified and experienced key persons.

Training Type                                   

Open theory course or individual course

Duration                                            

2 days

Price on request

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Description                                       

By means of easily understandable examples, knowledge is obtained about further program technical possibilities in order to consolidate and furthermore extend the physical and material fundamentals of heat treatment.

Various annealing cycles, optimization possibilities and software tools are explained and deepened in hands-on training.

Audience                                           

Personnel from production, R&D, quality management, purchasing

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of heat treatment processes and optimization of EBNER furnaces

Benefits                                             

Understanding and optimization of the heat treatment process; optimized output at the plant

Content – Theory & Practice

  • Temperature and inert gas cycles of different heat treatments or alloys
  • Optimization possibilities in the temperature and inert gas cycles to increase quality and the output or reduction of media consumption
  • Optimization possibilities in the process parameters
  • Explanation of supporting software tools

Methods

EBNER Academy offers a targeted, practice- and economically oriented transfer of knowledge in the form of seminar presentations and field tests on samples. The trainers involved are highly qualified and experienced key persons.

Training Type                                   

Open theory course or individual course at customer’s facility (if available)

Duration                                            

1 day

Price on request

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