Minerals and Materials Processing Laboratory

Our Mission

Commercialization of minerals and materials processing technologies with a view to generate employment and economic growth in Indonesia. In particular, minerals metals ore as nickel, copper, iron, aluminium etc.


Established in 2010, Minerals and Materials Processing Laboratory has been engaged in research and development in several areas of extractive metallurgy including : Blast Furnace Process Modelling, Minerals/Materials Processing Using Microwave, Minerals/Materials Process Modelling, Developmnet of Smelter for Nickel/Copper/Iron and other metals ore, Direct reduction of iron sand using tunnel kiln, Direct reduction of nickel ore, Sintering of nickel ore

  1. Blast Furnace Process Modelling
  2. Minerals/Materials Processing Using Microwave
  3. Minerals/Materials Process Modelling
  4. Develope Smelter for Nickel/Copper/Iron and other metals ore
  5. Direct reduction of iron sand using tunnel kiln
  6. Direct reduction of nickel ore
  7. Sintering of nickel ore

Name                        : Dr. Sungging Pintowantoro, S.T., M.T.

NIP                            : 196809302000031001

Position                    : Pembina / IVa

Academic Position : Associate Professor

Email                        : sungging@mat-eng.its.ac.id

Name                        : Yuli Setiyorini, S.T., M.Phil

NIP                            : 197907242005012003

Position                    : Penata / IIIc

Academic Position : Assistant Professor

Email                        : yuli_setyo@mat-eng.its.ac.id

Name                        : Fakhreza Abdul, S.T., M.T

NIP                            : 199102172015041002

Position                    : Penata Muda Tk.I / IIIb

Academic Position : Assistant Professor

Email                        : fakhreza.abdul@mat-eng.its.ac.id

Name                        : Mavindra Ramadhani, S.T., M.T

NIP                            : 198805012019031008

Position                    : Penata Muda Tk.I / IIIb

Academic Position : Assistant Professor

Email                        : mavindra@its.ac.id

Name                        : Sumarsono, S.T.

NIP                            : 196406241991031002

Position                    : Penata / IIIc

Academic Position : Fungsional umum

Email                        : sumarsono@its.ac.id


  1. 2020, Direct Reduction of Limonitic Laterite Nickel Ore with Variation Type of Reducing Agents to Fe, Ni Content and Recovery by Using Coal-Dolomit Bed Method, S Pintowantoro, F Abdul, D Zulyansyah, Key Engineering Materials 867, 32-40
  2. 2020, Effective beneficiation of low content nickel ferrous laterite using fluxing agent through Na2SO4 selective reduction, B Widyartha, Y Setiyorini, F Abdul, TJ Subakti, S Pintowantoro, Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik 51 (6), 750-757
  4. 2020, Analysis the Effect of Charcoal Mass Variation to Ni Content, Sinter Strength and Yield on Sintering Process of Limonitic Laterite Nickel Ore, F Abdul, S Pintowantoro, A Maulidani, Key Engineering Materials 867, 25-31
  5. 2020, DIRECT REDUCTION OF NICKEL LATERITE LIMONITIC ORE USING A COAL-DOLOMITE MIXTURE BED AND Na 2 SO 4 AS A SELECTIVE AGENT. F Abdul, S Pintowantoro, A Purnamasari, Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy 55 (1), 103-110
  6. 2019, Selective Reduction of Laterite Nickel Ore, S Pintowantoro, F Abdul, MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 60 (11), 2245-2254
  7. 2019, The Study of the Distribution and Deformation of Burden Layer in 250 Ton/Day Mini Blast Furnace Using Discrete Element Method, HS Sungging Pintowantoro, Mas Irfan P. Hidayat, Fakhreza Abdul, Mohammad , International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information


  1. 2020, Analysis of flux type variations in the sintering process of limonitic laterite nickel ore, S Pintowantoro, F Abdul, PI Nindhita, AB Widyartha, AIP Conference Proceedings 2262 (1), 070002
  2. 2019, The Study of Additive Variation in Smelting Process of Sponge Iron into Pig Iron on the Fe Content and Fe Recovery Using Electric Arc Furnace, S Pintowantoro, F Abdul, I Prasetyo, A Dharma, Materials Science Forum 964, 55-61
  3. 2019, Analysis of Large Bell Angle in Double Bell System on Burden Material Distribution and Layer Deformation in Mini Blast Furnace with Capacity 250 Ton/Day Using Solid Particle Model, S Pintowantoro, MIP Hidayat, F Abdul, H Syaifullah, Materials Science Forum 964, 185-192
  4. 2019, Analysis of Cylindrical Briquette Dimension on Total Iron Content and the Degree of Metallization in Direct Reduction Process of Iron Ore and Iron Sand Mixture, F Abdul, S Pintowantoro, AB Hidayatullah, Materials Science Forum 964, 19-25
  5. 2018, Study of variation grain size in desulfurization process of calcined petroleum coke, S Pintowantoro, MA Setiawan, F Abdul, AIP Conference Proceedings 1945 (1), 020035

Journals (In Indonesian)

  1. 2020, Pengaruh Holding Time Proses Solution Treatment dan Variasi Media Pendingin pada Cu-Zn-Al Shape Memory Alloys terhadap Efek Shape Memory dan Struktur Mikro, M Ramadhani, R Rochiem, L Rizkivany, Jurnal Teknik ITS 9 (1), F91-F96
  2. 2018, Analisa Penggunaan Beberapa Jenis Arang Lokal Sebagai Reduktor dalam Proses Pembuatan Besi Spon (Sponge Iron) dari Bahan Baku Pasir Besi Menggunakan Metode Reduksi Langsung, F Abdul, H Wasik, Jurnal IPTEK 22 (2), 43-50
  3. 2018, Analysis of holding time variations to Ni and Fe content and morphology in nickel laterite limonitic reduction process by using coal-dolomite bed, F Abdul, S Pintowantoro, RB Yuwandono, AIP Conference Proceedings 1945 (1), 020033
  4. 2018, Effects of reduction temperature to Ni and Fe content and the morphology of agglomerate of reduced laterite limonitic nickel ore by coal-bed method, F Abdul, S Pintowantoro, A Kawigraha, A Nursidiq, AIP Conference Proceedings 1945 (1), 020034
  5. 2017, The Effect of Si/Al Ratio to Compressive Strength and Water Absorption of Ferronickel Slag-based Geopolymer, M Mustofa, S Pintowantoro, IPTEK Journal of Proceedings Series 3 (2), 167-172

Extractive metallurgy and refining process (Agglomeration process and Direct reduction process)

  1. Blast Furnace pilot plant, 10 TPD ore capacity
  2. Muffle furnace (Gas burner)
  3. Compaction and briquetting machine
  4. Flotation cell
  5. Jaw crusher and disk mill
  6. Degree of metallization testing
  7. Shatter index testing

Kontak : Email Kalab (sungging@mat-eng.its.ac.id )
Telp. 031-5997026, 031-70800753