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Aluminum and Its Alloys, June 18-20, 2019

June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
Venue: ASM World Headquarters - Materials Park | Location: Novelty, OH, 44073-0002
Instructor: Dr. Kevin Anderson, PhD, FASM | Classroom | Product code: I-00017254

Price: $2000.00 Member Price: $1800.00
Please contact us for ongoing flexible dates available for scheduling.

Please contact or by calling 440.338.5151

Aluminum is a widely used metal that is playing an increasingly dominant role in the green economy. Aluminum's high strength to weight ratio, low cost, recycle ability, and other positive attributes are some of the reasons that aluminum is being adopted as a material of choice by weight conscious component engineers. This class uses hundreds of hands - on, real - world aluminum components and metallurgical samples to illustrate concepts in the text. Aluminum literature is also provided as a valuable resource for people working with aluminum and aluminum alloy products.

Students are encouraged to bring questions and their real-world problems to class for discussion and resolution. This is the ideal class for someone who will be actively working with the many diverse aspects of aluminum technology.


  • Personnel involved with any facet of aluminum and its alloys
  • Metallurgists
  • Technicians
  • QA/QC Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Purchasing Professionals


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify aluminum alloys suited to specific applications
  • Describe key processing parameters that influence structure - property relationships
  • Identify composition and processing interactions that result in final material properties
  • Solve routine processing and heat -treating issues
  • Identify cost-reduction opportunities that do not negatively impact material and product performance

Continuing Education Units: 2.0

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