Technical Program

Technical Program

Presentations will be geared toward Maintenance Supervisors, Metallurgists and Production Engineering Staff.

 

Time Event Abstract #/Title Presenter Presenter Institution
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. REGISTRATION OPEN
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. EDUCATION WORKSHOP Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist Professor Rafael Colás Ortiz Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
6:30 p.m. NETWORKING MIXER IN THE LOUNGE (cash bar)
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (DAY 1 - WHAT IS THE PROCESS?)
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. REGISTRATION OPEN / EXHIBITOR SET-UP (7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EDUCATION WORKSHOP Heat Treatment of Automotive AI Casting Dr. Jose Alejandro Garcia Hinojosa  
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Heating for Forging Heat Treatment Development During Warm Forming Process For An Automotive Part Juan José Ramírez-Natera;
Rafael Colás; Arheli Zaid Rodriguez-Diaz; Sergio Haro-Rodriguez
Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Carburizing Carburizing: What is the Process? Ricardo Ontiveros CRIO COMPANY
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Heat Treatment of Super Alloys Uniform Heat Treatment and Quenching of Small Parts using a Rotary Retort Furnace Sam Stoner SECO/WARWICK Corp.
1:00 -2:30 p.m. LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Quenching for Hardening AQUEOUS QUENCHANTS FOR INDUCTION HARDENING Chuck Faulkner Houghton International Inc.
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Nitriding Technological Advances in the Control of the Nitriding / Nitrocarburizing Jack Kalucki Nitrex Metal Inc.
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Induction Heat Treating Potential of open source simulation tools for induction heating Vadims Geza CENOS, LLC - Engineering
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK WITH EXHIBITORS
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Heating for Forging Induction Heating Processes for Warm and Hot Working Collin Russell Inductoheat Inc. - An Inductotherm Group Company
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Carburizing Endothermic Gas Production Eric Jossart United Process Controls
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Pyrometry Pyrometry: the key for reliable Heat Treatment in Automotive and Aerospace Victor Zacarias GTS Mexico
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. WELCOME RECEPTION WITH EXHIBITORS
Thursday, September 27, 2018 (DAY 2 - WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO METALLURGY?)
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. REGISTRATION OPEN 
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Topic ? Low Drift high temperature base metal thermocouples for the Heat Treatment Industry Trevor Ford CCPI Europe Ltd.
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Vacuum Carburizing Low Pressure Carburizing distortion data comparing oil and high pressure gas quenching Vincent Lelong ECM USA
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Heat Treatment of Aluminum Fluidized bed quenching of a commercial aluminum alloy Bernardo Hernandez-Morales Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Vacuum Carburizing Effect of carburizing route on residual stresses and distortion in transmissions shafts Marco Antonio Delgado Sistemas Automotrices de México S.A de C.V.
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Carburizing Product Improvement and Predictive Maintenance Advancements Via The Application Of The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Steve Giles AFC-Holcroft, L.L.C.
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Quenching for Hardening Exploring the benefits of salt quench processes and the reasons for the growing popularity Ronald Graham AFC-Holcroft, L.L.C.
1:00 -2:30 p.m. LUNCH WITH EXHIBITORS (exhibitors tear down after lunch)      
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Heat Treatment of Aluminum AGING HEAT TREATMENT T6 APPLIED TO AUTOMOTIVE PA J.L. Domiguez, A. Laguna, M. F. Mendez, J. A. Juarez-Islas Especialidades Térmicas, S.A. de C.V; 2Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México 
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Carburizing Converting High Volume Batch to Continuous Roller Hearth Furnaces: Cut Cost and Improve the Efficiency of your Process Mike Jacobs SECO/WARWICK Corp.
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Carburizing Endothermic Atmosphere Monitoring & Control for Carburizing  Ben Bernard Surface Combustion, Inc.
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. REFRESHMENT BREAK      
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Vacuum Carburizing Case hardening by LPC for high volume production applications Rafal Walczak SECO/VACUUM Technologies LLC
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Presentation      
5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Presentation      
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Networking Fiesta (all Attendees and Exhibitors welcome)
Friday, September 28, 2018 (DAY 3 - WHAT IS THE APPLICATION?)
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. REGISTRATION OPEN
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Induction Heat Treating Using Magnetic Concentrators and Computer Simulations to Design and Investigate Effects in Induction Heating Applications Tareq Eddir Fluxtrol
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Vacuum Carburizing Vacuum Carburizing - What is the application? Dr. Volker Heuer ALD Vacuum Technologies GmbH
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Vacuum Heat Treating/Brazing Oil Quenching with CFRC Material Gaby Placencia SGL Carbon
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Quenching for Hardening Influence of Vapor Blanket Stage Length of Quenching Oil on Cooling Unevenness and Quenching Distortion Rikki Homma Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Induction Heat Treating Induction Hardening of Gears and Shafts Collin Russell Inductoheat Inc. - An Inductotherm Group Company
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Carburizing Preventative Maintenance Tips for Successful Atmospheric and Vacuum Carburizing Janusz Kowalewski Ipsen USA
12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Heating for Forging New possibilities with heat treatment under pressure in HIP Magnus Ahlfors Quintus Technologies, LLC 
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Carburizing SUPER SYSTEMS - COMBINED ABSTRACTS - WAITING FOR CONFIRMATION FROM CONTACT TBD Super
1:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns