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Events for 2016

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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 7 – 9, 2016 : SME the Big M

  • 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

July 2016

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  • July 19, 2016 : Iron 101 #01-17

    This is an introductory course covering the major cast iron families. Topics include characteristics and properties as well as general applications for each iron type,

  • July 20 – 21, 2016 : Iron Metallurgy 201 #02-17

    The purpose of this course is to provide target audience participants with knowledge and skills regarding terminology, principles, and techniques for the metallurgy of gray and ductile iron casting

August 2016

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  • August 2 – 3, 2016 : Introduction to Metalcasting #03-17

    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

  • August 7 – 8, 2016 : AFS Advanced Waste Seminar

    Conference Topics to Include:​ Regulatory overviewIdentification of wasteWaste storage/shipmentGenerator treatmentByproduct resources, regulations

  • August 9 – 11, 2016 : AFS 28th Environmental Health & Safety Conference

    Conference Topics to Include: Washington legislative and regulatory updateWhat’s hot, what’s new in air, water, waste, safety and healthControlling air contaminant

  • August 16 – 17, 2016 : Casting Supplier Auditing #05-17

    This course will review the methods for effectively performing supply chain audits of metalcasting facilities. Topics covered will include an overview of the audit process; determining audit requir

  • August 16 – 17, 2016 : Casting Cost Estimating #04-17

    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

  • August 18 – 19, 2016 : Colbox Process 201 #06-17

    This course is the second course in the coldbox coremaking series, and provides the next level of knowledge in rel

  • August 22 – 23, 2016 : AFS Leadership Summit

    Building off of the highly successful annual Chapter Officers Conference (COC) the first ever Leadership Summit will allow for all AFS volunteer leaders to gather and learn how to be the best at what

  • August 23 – 24, 2016 : Steel Melting 201 #07-17

    Steel Melting 201 will cover the operations of steel melting furnaces including electric arc and induction; the pr

  • August 30 – 31, 2016 : Design & Optimization for 3D Sand Printing #08-17

    There are many advantages to the use of 3D sand printing of molds and cores, especially when it comes to casting d

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