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Advertiser Appreciation Night

November 15, 2018 | Holiday Inn Buffalo Airport

Advertiser Appreciation Night Thursday - November 15, 2018 SPEAKER: Chris Kern, QuesTek Innovations LLC TOPIC: Designer Alloy "Using Computational Tools to Enable Material Design, Process, and Qualification" A presentation on the overview of design, development, scale-up, qualification, and implementation of an ultrahigh-strength steel assisted by the use of computation tools. LOCATION: Holiday Inn Buffalo Airport 4600 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, NY 14225

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ASM Buffalo Chapter Technical Meeting

October 18, 2018 | Eagle House

SPEAKER: Dr. Arthur Reardon, Corporate Metallurgist, The Gleason Works TOPIC: “The Heat Treatment and Press Quenching of Steel Alloys” This presentation will cover the fundamental aspects of how heat treatment alters the crystal structure and properties of steel alloys, and the reason why press quenching is a preferred technique for heat treating high accuracy components such as industrial bearing races and helicopter gears. Examples of things that sometimes go wrong during heat treating will also be discussed. Microstructural images will be used to illustrate these examples.

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Tour of Dynabrade

September 13, 2018 | Dynabrade

Dynabrade manufactures unique portable power tools and related accessories in their 150,000 sq. ft. facility in Clarence. In an unusual twist, this tour will start at 8 AM., and will take place during working hours so attendees can see the factory in action. The tour is limited to 15 people, so call and confirm early! Following the expected 2-hour tour, the attendees may optionally join each other for lunch at Brennan’s Bowery Bar.

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