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FEBRUARY 21-22 Iron Melting 201
AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
This course provides a detailed coverage of iron melting and related processes.
Green Sand Molding 101 AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility.
Nobake Molding & Coremaking AFS & THE INSTITUTE SAN MARCOS, TEXAS
This two-day laboratory course held at Texas State University is the second course in the nobake series,
providing participants with the next level of knowledge related to the nobake molding and coremaking processes.
MARCH 14 Copper 101
AFS & THE INSTITUTE PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN
This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of copper, alloying ele- ments and their general applications, and considerations for working with copper cast parts.
Copper Melting 201 AFS & THE INSTITUTE PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN
This laboratory course held at University of Wisconsin-Platteville intro- duces the principles and best practices for copper melting and pouring for use in producing premium quality casting.
Southeast Regional Conference AFS CHAPTERS DOLLYWOOD’S DREAMMORE RESORT PIGEON FORGE, TENNESSEE
Join the metalcasting industry in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee for the Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the AFS Tenneessee chapter.
Casting Cost Estimating AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
Cost estimating is a critical factor in ensur- ing a manufacturing company continues to acquire customers and to be profitable. This course examines the various cost components and methods used to arrive at an accurate estimate of the casting production costs.
Permanent Mold Thermal Management AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
This course provides essential information on key factors that affect the thermal profile in a permanent mold casting process cycle
Aluminum Metallurgy 201 AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
This course makes clear the reasons why foundry personnel ‘do what they do’ in rela- tion to aluminum casting metallurgy.
121st Metalcasting Congress AFS
WISCONSIN CENTER MILWAUKEE
Join your fellow casting professionals and designers and buyers of castings in the heart of the industry at the 121st Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee, for discussions and discovery of the ever-evolving world of metalcasting. Register online at www.metalcastingcongress.org
Casting Defect Analysis AFS & THE INSTITUTE SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS
In order to determine the true root cause February 2017 MODERN CASTING | 47
of a casting defect and select the proper corrective action, a systematic evaluation method must be applied.
Practical Cupola: Design, Refractory, Charge Material & Operation Workshop AFS CHARLOTTE , NORTH CAROLINA
This two-day seminar is for metalcast- ing facility engineers and managers, metallurgists, metallurgical technicians, supervisors, cupola operators, melting foremen and trainees with an emphasis on fundamental principles of cupola melting and combustion in terms of design, refrac- tory, charge material and operation.
Hands-On Intro to Metalcasting AFS & THE INSTITUTE Pittsburg State University PITTSBURG, KANSAS
This three-day laboratory course, held at Pittsburg State University, introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.
Design & Optimization for 3-D Sand Printing AFS & THE INSTITUTE LEETONIA, OHIO
This course focuses on designing castings for the 3-D sand printing process, as well as optimizing existing designs to take advan- tage of the unique capabilities afforded.
Government Affairs Fly-In AFS HYATT REGENCY WASHINGTON HOTEL ON CAPITOL HILL WASHINGTON, D.C.
This is the premiere legislative conference for metalcasters to learn about the top federal issues affecting our industry and meet with lawmakers and their staff..
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