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Events for 2017

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March 2017

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  • March 2, 2017 : Green Sand Molding 101 #26-17

    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

  • March 8 – 9, 2017 : Nobake Molding & Coremaking 201 #27-17

    This two-day course is the second course in the nobake series, providing participants with the next level of knowledge related to the nobake molding and coremaking processes used within a foundry

  • March 14, 2017 : Copper 101 #28-17

    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

  • March 15 – 16, 2017 : Copper Melting 201 #29-17

    This laboratory course held at University of Wisconsin - Platteville introduces the principles and best practices for copper melting and pouring for use in producing premium quality castings. This

  • March 22 – 24, 2017 : AFS Southeast Regional Conference

    Join the metalcasting industry in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee for the Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the AFS Tenneessee chapter.Reserve your room at the DreamMore Resort ea

  • March 22 – 23, 2017 : Casting Cost Estimating #30-17

    Cost estimating is a critical factor in ensuring a manufacturing company continues to acquire customers and to be profitable. This course examines the various cost components and methods used to ar

  • March 28, 2017 : Permanent Mold Thermal Management #21-17

    Permanent mold casting is a significant and major process used in the metalcasting industry today.  It can produce high quality and consistent products when a variety of control parameters are us

April 2017

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  • April 5 – 6, 2017 : Aluminum Metallurgy 201 #31-17

    The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding the nomenclature, terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of aluminum ba

  • April 25 – 27, 2017 : AFS 121st Metalcasting Congress

    Go to www.metalcastingcongress.org for more information on exhibits, program, special events, and travel/hotel information.

  • April 26, 2017 : Future Leaders of Metalcasting Meeting @ Congress

    The focus of this meeting is on:Roundtable Discussions - The metalcasting industry is changing every day. The ability to master and exploit change has become a highly sought-afte

  • April 27, 2017 : Silica Exposure Control Workshop

    Foundries must begin actively planning their compliance strategy to be ready for the new regulations on respirable silica.   This workshop will focus on to controll

May 2017

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June 2017

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  • June 7 – 8, 2017 : Aluminum Melting 201 #35-17

    This 2 day laboratory course, held at University of Wisconsin - Platteville, introduces the basic principles and practices of aluminum melting for use in castings. The course will examine furnace c

  • June 13, 2017 : Steel 101 #36-17

    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

  • June 13 – 16, 2017 : China Metal and Metallurgy Exhibition

  • June 14 – 15, 2017 : Casting Defect Analysis #37-17

    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 15 – 21, 2017 : IdeenExpo 2017

  • June 20 – 21, 2017 : 2017 Government Affairs Fly-In

    Join us in Washington, D.C. June 20-21 for AFS’ 2017 Government Affairs Fly-In at the Hyatt Regency Washington Hotel on Capitol Hill. This is the premiere legislative conference for metalcaste

  • June 20 – 21, 2017 : Green Sand Molding 201 #38-17

    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

  • June 27 – 28, 2017 : Copper Metallurgy 201 #39-17

    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

July 2017

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September 2017

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October 2017

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November 2017

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December 2017

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