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Events for 2016

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February 2016

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March 2016

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  • March 2 – 5, 2016 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

    Visit www.seregional.org for more information.

  • March 2 – 3, 2016 : Introduction to Metalcasting #23-16

    This course 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 involve

  • March 9 – 10, 2016 : Casting Design #24-16

    This course addresses principles of effective metalcasting design by delving into the major factors that affect final part design. Participants will explore alloy selection, metalcasting process ca

  • March 17 – 18, 2016 : Copper Melting 201 #25-16

    This laboratory course introduces the principles and best practices for copper melting and pouring for use in producing premium quality castings. This course will examine the various processes invo

  • March 30 – 31, 2016 : Green Sand Molding 201 #26-16

    This course provides participants with the next level of knowledge related to the sand molding processes used within green sand foundries. The first day will focus on an introduction to application

April 2016

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  • April 16 – 19, 2016 : CastExpo '16

    Registration is now open for CastExpo'16 held April 16-19, Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 2016

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  • May 3, 2016 : Aluminum 101: An introduction to Aluminum & Aluminum Casting Processes #27-16

    An introductory course, being held at Western Michigan University, covering the characteristics and properties of aluminum, alloying elements and their general applications and considerations for w

  • May 4 – 5, 2016 : Aluminum Melting 201 #28-16

    This 2 day laboratory course, held at Western Michigan University, introduces the basic principles and practices of aluminum melting for use in castings. The course will examine furnace charging, f

  • May 10 – 11, 2016 : Nobake Molding & Coremaking 201 #29-16

    This 2 day laboratory course, held at University of Northern Iowa, is the second course in the nobake series, providing participants with the next level of knowledge related to the nobake molding a

  • May 12, 2016 : Chemically Bonded Sand Testing #30-16

    This 1 day laboratory course, held at the campus of University of Northern Iowa This course provides detailed instruction on the need for and how to correctly perform widely used Chemically Bonded

  • May 17 – 19, 2016 : Hands-On Intro to Metalcasting #31-16

    This 3 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 illustr

  • May 18 – 19, 2016 : Government Affairs Conference

    The annual Government Affairs conference provides members of the metalcasting industry the chance to speak to their Congress representatives about issues important to the industry. A day of s

  • May 18 – 19, 2016 : 2016 Government Affairs Conference

    The annual Government Affairs conference provides members of the metalcasting industry the chance to speak to the

  • May 24 – 25, 2016 : Practical Cupola Seminar

    All charged up over lost profits?

June 2016

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  • June 7, 2016 : Copper 101 #32-16

    This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of copper, alloying elements and their general applications, and considerations for working with copper

  • June 8 – 9, 2016 : Copper Metallurgy 201 #33-16

    Knowledge of physical metallurgy of copper alloys is necessary for the foundry metallurgists to effectively operate. This knowledge includes melt treatment, effects of alloy additions on physical a

  • June 14 – 15, 2016 : Casting Defect Analysis #34-16

    In order to determine the true root cause of a casting defect and select the proper corrective action, a systematic evaluation method must be applied. Implementing the wrong solution can cost the f

  • June 16, 2016 : Green Sand 101 #35-16

    This course is an introduction to the green sand molding process used within a metalcasting facility. Discussion will include terminology, types of sands used, the mold making process, using and ma

  • June 21 – 22, 2016 : Gating & Riser Design 101 #36-16

    Casting quality and yield are directly impacted by gating design. This course guides participants through the basic functions of gating and risers to provide clean, sound and functional castings.

  • June 23, 2016 : Steel 101 #37-16

    This course provides participants an introduction covering the characteristics and properties of steel, alloying elements and grades of steel, heat treatment, quality control, as well as considerat

August 2016

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September 2016

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October 2016

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