Note: the education courses listed below are INCLUDED in full conference registration. Courses are offered in English and Spanish.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Professor Rafael Colás Ortiz
This one-day course kicks off the conference on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Professor Rafael Colas will cover mechanical testing and their measurement, the application and metallurgy of steel and cast irons, heat treating and case hardening of steels, nonferrous metals, and much more!
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Heat Treatment of Automotive Al Casting
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Dr. Jose Alejandro Garcia Hinojosa
During this 2-hour course, Professor Alejandro Garcia will cover the metallurgical fundamentals related to heat treatments of aluminum cast alloys applied to automotive components, for the three most common foundry processes: sand mold (SC), gravity permanent mold (PM), and high pressure die casting (HPDC).