Ipsen U Training

Ipsen U Training for Vacuum Furnace Equipment

What recent Ipsen U grads had to say:
"Some of the best training I have had in my 25+ years as a maintenance tech."
"Staff and facility are top notch and very knowledgeable in the heat-treating process."
"All of the questions that were answered are going to be a big help as we go through Nadcap accreditation."

About Ipsen U
A practical course for building and refreshing your knowledge of thermal processing equipment, Ipsen U addresses all levels of experience in a casual, open-forum environment that encourages attendees to ask questions about their equipment and processes.

Featuring a hands-on approach to learning, the class's modular format also allows participants to directly interact with several Ipsen experts and ask questions about their specific needs and concerns.

2022 Schedule
June 7-9 (Full)
August 9-11
October 11-13

Classes are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day. To register, click here, contact Kristine Stewart at 815.332.2622, or download and print the Ipsen U registration form and send to the contact address on the page.

Dates are subject to change based on the number of registered attendees. Please confirm the schedule with Kristine prior to making travel arrangements.

Ipsen U Course Details

  • $950 per student
  • 3 days long
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided daily, along with one group dinner
  • Participants receive an Ipsen U certificate and shirt
  • Reservations are required, as class size is limited
  • Attendees are responsible for transportation and hotel costs
  • Payment is due in full upon reservation

Who should attend Ipsen U?
Ipsen U addresses all levels of expertise including:

  • Maintenance
  • Operators
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Plant Managers

What information is covered?
Our professional, experienced instructors cover a wide range of topics:

Introduction to heat-treating systems
Introduction to heat treatment

  • Terminology
  • Theory
  • Processes
  • Metallurgy

Getting to know your furnace

  • Construction
  • Components
  • Subsystems (Air, Cooling, Pumping, Water)
  • Controls

SAT and TUS procedures
Breaking down PID tuning
Finding leaks: A hands-on demo.
Maintenance tips and best practices for:

  • Vacuum and atmosphere furnaces
  • Pumping systems
  • Preventative and predictive strategies

And more!

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