Ipsen U

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."

Download the Ipsen U 2017 brochure

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.

Ipsen U 2017 Schedule

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

New in 2017: Attend the October Ipsen U class and extend your training at no extra cost with an additional day dedicated to atmosphere heat-treating systems. Click here for the schedule and more details.


Ipsen U Course Details

  • Cost of course is $950 per student
  • Length of course is three days
  • Class starts every day at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided each day, along with one group dinner
  • Participants receive an Ipsen U certificate and an Ipsen polo shirt
  • Reservations are required, as class size is limited
  • Attendees are responsible for transportation and hotel costs
  • Payments are due in full upon reservation

Contact Kristine Stewart at 815.332.2622 to register by phone, or register online for Ipsen UTo register by mail, download and print the Ipsen U registration form and send to the contact name on the form.

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 much more!

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