Stahlinstitut VDEh – 01.10.2022

Secondary Metallurgy of Steel

Nov 7th, 2022 – Nov 9th, 2022seminar in english

The online-seminar  takes place daily from 08.30 a.m. to 01.30 p.m. CET (Berlin)

Directed by

Dr. Helmut Lachmund, Dillinger


• Overview: Tasks of modern secondary metallurgy
• Requirements of materials technology to metallurgy
• Chemistry crash course: How to read phase diagrams
• Thermodynamic and kinetics for secondary metallurgy
• Fluid dynamics in the ladle
• Kinetics of special reactions in secondary metallurgy
• Deoxidation
• Calcium metallurgy
• Metallurgy of the ladle furnace
• Metallurgy of ladle tank degassing
• Metallurgy of RH degassing
• Metallurgy of VOD and AOD process
• Special melting processes, especially ESU

Registration fee

640,00 €* // 690,00 € VAT-free

* for employees of member companies and individual members of the Steel Institute VDEh. Scientific staff of universities gets a 50 % off. Also 50 % discount for each additional participant from the same company.

+++ as part of the VDEh youth development sponsorship also young engineers (up to 35 years)
of member companies receive a 50 % discount +++


Cancellation free of charge is not possible after receiving of the log-in data.


Stahl-Akademie / Stahlinstitut VDEh
Steel Academy / Steel Institute VDEh

Sohnstraße 65 / 40237 Düsseldorf/Germany
Fon +49 211 6707-458 / Fax -655 /  /

Online Seminar Concept

Technical quality:

The Steel Academy attaches great importance to the audio-visual quality of its online seminars. This seminar will be broadcast as a live-stream from Steel Academy’s film studio in Dusseldorf – with high quality camera, microphone and lighting. In the picture will be shown the speaker and his presentation.

Online seminar - how does it work?

  •   2-3 days before seminar’s starting you receive an e-mail with a link and a password
  •   the link leads you to the streaming platform
  •   you log in with the password

We recommend using earphones, LAN or good WLAN


3 days, 5 hours from 08.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. CET Berlin time

Seminar handouts:

Before seminar’s starting download of the presentations as a pdf

Your contact person

Peter Schmieding

Peter Schmieding

Head of Communication / Head of Steel Academy

Stahlinstitut VDEh
Sohnstraße 65
40237 Düsseldorf

Telefon: +49 211 6707-478