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.

Characterisation and process control

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Contact

Dust meters-automatic IMN imn@metnet.eu
Gas analysers IMN O² (0-21 %), CO (0-5 %), NO (0-3000 ppm),
SO² (0-5000 ppm)
imn@metnet.eu
Gas analysers IMN SO² (0-5000 ppm) imn@metnet.eu
Portable mercury analyser EMP-2 IMN 0.3 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

Details

Contact

Bag house filter Elkem 6000 m³n/h PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Fabric filter Swerea MEFOS 8000 m³n/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Bag house filter, Ameco Elkem 33800 m³n/h PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Electrostatic precipitator Swerea MEFOS 4200 m3n/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Gas absorption scrubber Elkem 1500 m³n/h PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Gas absorption scrubber Swerea MEFOS 4500 m3n/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
High pressure venturi scrubber Swerea MEFOS 21000 m³n/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu

Infrastructure and support

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Closed cooling water system Swerea MEFOS 2*400 m³n/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Desulphurisation installation IMN 2000 m³ gas/h imn@metnet.eu
Double girder traverse crane Elkem 10/3.5 ton elkem@metnet.eu
Double girder traverse crane Elkem 16/3.5 ton elkem@metnet.eu
Overhead crane Swerea MEFOS 27/50/50 ton PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Blast furnace gas infrastructure Swerea MEFOS 2500 m³n/h, 1.1 bar Website swereamefos@metnet.eu
Compressed air infrastructure Swerea MEFOS 600 m³n/h, 8 bar PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Nitrogen infrastructure Swerea MEFOS 2500 m³n/h, 16 bar PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Oxygen infrastructure Swerea MEFOS 3000 m³n/h, 16 bar PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Propane infrastructure Swerea MEFOS 400 kg/h, 13 bar PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Powder injection equipment Swerea MEFOS 0.25 -3 m³ PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu

Material preparation

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Materials handling system Swerea MEFOS 1 ton/h PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Cylindrical briquetting machine IMN 0.5 t/h imn@metnet.eu
Hutt Cs25 briquetting machine Elkem 50-300 kg/h PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Rollers briquetting press CRM 450 kg/h PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Pilot pelletizing disc Elkem 1500 mm Ø PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Granulators IMN 3 t/h imn@metnet.eu
Shredders, Wichary IMN 0.25 t/h imn@metnet.eu
Fluff extrusion compactor CRM 3 ton/h crmgroup@metnet.eu
Homogenisation “bedding” CRM 40*200 L crmgroup@metnet.eu
Screeners IMN 0.1 t/h imn@metnet.eu
Separators IMN 150 kg/h imn@metnet.eu
Electrodynamic separators IMN 0.25 t/h imn@metnet.eu
Vertical intensive mixer CRM 400 L crmgroup@metnet.eu

Thermal processing

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Fluidised bed Swerea MEFOS 60 kg/h PDF
Website
swereamefos@metnet.eu
Gas furnace, Waelz IMN 1250 ºC, 60-100 kg/h, natural gas 40 Nm3/h PDF imn@metnet.eu
Gravimetric single screw powder feeder ERAMET 4500 L/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gravimetric twin screw powder feeder ERAMET 170 L/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
High pressure fixed bed for thermo-conversion CRM 35 L PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Nabertherm heating cabinet Elkem 2 m³, 1350 °C max. temp PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Multiple hearth furnace (batch) CRM 20 L PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Multiple hearth furnace (continuous) CRM 200 kg/h, 600 kw PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary hearth furnace CRM 100 kg/h, 600 kw PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kiln CRM 100 kg/h, 200 kw crmgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kiln ERAMET 300 kg/h erametgroup@metnet.eu
Rotary kiln Elkem 300 kg/h JPG elkem@metnet.eu
Sintering pilot ERAMET erametgroup@metnet.eu
Sintering pot and ancillary equipment CRM 200 kg PDF crmgroup@metnet.eu
Vertical tube furnace Swerea MEFOS 100 g PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Ore slurry tanks ERAMET 9 m³ erametgroup@metnet.eu

S(melting)

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Electric arc – resistance furnaces IMN 100 kW, 1400 ºC, 200 kg of slag imn@metnet.eu
Electric arc – resistance furnaces IMN 80 kW, 1400 ºC, 50 kg of slag imn@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace Swerea MEFOS AC, 4.9 MVA, 10 ton PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace Swerea MEFOS DC, 4.9 MVA, 5 ton PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace Elkem DC, 600 kW, 1 electrode PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace Elkem DC, 800 kW, 2 electrodes PDF elkem@metnet.eu
EAF pilot station (High Impedance) ERAMET 700 kW erametgroup@metnet.eu
EAF pilot station (Low Impedance) ERAMET 1.5 MW erametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace ERAMET 200 kW, 0.5 m² erametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace ERAMET 800 kW, 1.2 m² erametgroup@metnet.eu
Electric arc furnace, rectangular ERAMET 800 kW, 3 m² erametgroup@metnet.eu
Gas furnace – Cupellation IMN 1200 ºC, 400 kg of Cu, Natural gas 20 Nm3/h imn@metnet.eu
Gas furnace – refining Pb IMN 700 ºC, 800 kg of Pb, Natural gas 40 Nm3/h imn@metnet.eu
Gas furnace – rotary rocking IMN 1400 ºC, 500 kg of slag or 800 kg of Cu, Natural gas 60 Nm3/h imn@metnet.eu
Induction furnace IMN 90 kW, 1600 ºC, 12 kg Cu, 50 kg Fe imn@metnet.eu
Induction furnace Swerea MEFOS 150 kg PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Induction furnace Swerea MEFOS 4000 kg PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Induction furnace ERAMET 150 kW, 23 dm³ erametgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnace CRM 100 kW, 80 kg Fe crmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnace CRM 200 kW, 300 kg Fe crmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnace CRM 125 kW, 350 kg Fe crmgroup@metnet.eu
Induction furnace Elkem 250 kW, 0.35 ton Fe PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Induction furnace Elkem 600 kW, 1.5 ton Fe PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnace Swerea MEFOS 60 kg PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnace CRM 100 kg Fe crmgroup@metnet.eu
Vacuum induction furnace CRM 3 x 30 kg Fe (incremental castings) crmgroup@metnet.eu
Oil furnace – TSL IMN 1400 ºC, 200 kg of slag or 300 kg of metal, fuel oil 15 L/h imn@metnet.eu
Resistance furnace Swerea MEFOS 70 kg Website swereamefos@metnet.eu
Rotary melting kiln CRM 80 kW, 100 kg Al crmgroup@metnet.eu
Universal converter Swerea MEFOS 6 ton PDF swereamefos@metnet.eu

Casting and solidification

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Continuous casting simulator Swerea MEFOS 1.2*0.25*1 m (mould size), 0.6-1.5 m/min PDF
Website
swereamefos@metnet.eu
Continuous caster (vertical) CRM 1 t steel, various mould sections, 1.5 m/min PDF crm@metnet.eu
Misch moulds Elkem Several types, pilot size PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Transport ladles Elkem Different types and volumes PDF elkem@metnet.eu

Name of equipment

Company

Dimensions and max capacity

Details

Contact

Continuous casting simulator Swerea MEFOS 1.2*0.25*1 m (mould size), 0.6-1.5 m/min PDF
Website
swereamefos@metnet.eu
Continuous caster (vertical) CRM 1 t steel, various mould sections, 1.5 m/min PDF crm@metnet.eu
Misch moulds Elkem Several types, pilot size PDF elkem@metnet.eu
Transport ladles Elkem Different types and volumes PDF elkem@metnet.eu

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