STZ Commissions Simulator

October, 16 OAO Sinara Pipe Plant (STZ), a member of Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK), commissioned its special training room with a software set called the Cold-Rolling Mill Operator Simulator, TMK’s press service reports. This room is a part of the company’s investment project on personnel training and professional development.

The simulator is meant for training future cold-rolling mill operators using innovational training methods and ensuring greater professional training safety at the same time. The set comprises the special software, computer-equipped seats for the trainer and the trainee, a simulator of the mill control panel, and up-to-date multimedia equipment that allows for virtual training in the operation of the mill.

The simulator ensures a full-scale educational process: in addition to training materials, it also offers access to reference data, some practical training, and final testing of how well both the theory and the practical skills have been mastered. The set makes it possible to train the new employees, enhance the skills of existing workers, and offer production training to vocational students of Kamensk-Uralsky schools. Up to 20 people can use the simulator simultaneously.

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