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15 March 2017 Visit Tata Steel: World’s leading Steel Production Company

On the 15th of March 2017 the 3mE PhD council is organizing an excursion to Tata Steel Netherlands company in IJmuiden. Tata Steel, is the fifth largest steel company in the world . The steel company manufactures, processes and distributes high-quality steel products. Tata Steel aims to produce responsibly steel. Their vision is it is possible with a healthy balance between the interests of people, the environment, the surroundings and the company. Tata Steel Netherlands is part of the Tata Steel Group, one of the largest steel groups in Europe.

Tentative Programme


Departure from the TU Delft 


Welcome at Dudok Huis Congress Centre


Short general intro by IJmuiden Visits and Pepijn Pronk


Presentation: Heat Pipe Assisted Annealing – Metin Celik, MSc (PhD student, 3mE)


Visit to IJTC Labs


Presentation: Measurement and control of mechanical properties (dr Kees Bos)


Visit to Hot Strip Mill




Expected time of arrival in Delft

If you are a 3mE PhD candidate and want to join, send an e-mail before the 1st of March to with the following information:

  1. Initials
  2. Name
  3. Date of birth
  4. Home address
  5. House number
  6. City/town
  7. ID card number

Also read Important information for visitors to Tata Steel in IJmuiden Number of seats in the bus is limited, so first come, first serve! We will let you know by 3rd of March if you successfully registered. Participation is free. However, if you successfully registered, but don’t show up on time on the day for the bus, you will be charged a 10 euro transportation fee. Only register if you intend to join!