Atomisation for Metal Powders short course set for September 2024

May 22, 2024

L to R: Course lecturers Dirk Aderhold, Tom Williamson and John Dunkley (Courtesy Atomising Systems)
L to R: Course lecturers Dirk Aderhold, Tom Williamson and John Dunkley (Courtesy Atomising Systems)

Atomising Systems Ltd (ASL), headquartered in Sheffield, North Yorkshire, UK, has announced that the sixteenth edition of its two-day course, Atomisation for Metal Powders, will take place in Manchester, UK, September 26-27, 2024.

The intensive course will cover the main methods of atomising metals; specific requirements for different metals; the design, operation and economics of plant; and manufacturing and characterising powder for Additive Manufacturing and other advanced manufacturing techniques.

The course will be presented by ASL management members John Dunkley, chairman; Dirk Aderhold, Technical Director; and Tom Williamson, Research and Development (R&D) Manager. It will combine up-to-date practical information with atomising theory.

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Course content

Revisions to this year’s content reflect growing interest in Additive Manufacturing and other advanced manufacturing and special alloy powders. The course covers:

  • Systems engineering of entire plants, melting to cooling, drying, dewatering, sieving, conveying, feeding etc.
  • The factors affecting the relative attractiveness of atomisation and alternative methods
  • Both current practice and key areas of current interest in advanced manufacturing, including the main atomisation techniques in current use and powder requirements for different applications, in particular Additive Manufacturing
  • The principles of atomisation and the physical processes involved when atomising different metals
  • Manufacturing different metal alloy powders, including Ti alloys

Atomising Systems Ltd

ASL specialises in powder or granule production atomisation. Established in 1992, the company and its founder have over forty years of experience in the technology and have delivered more than 130 plants for metal powder atomisation in thirty-five countries on six continents. ASL operates four different atomisers for industrial powder production, and this experience informs the course presentations.

To register for the event, click here.

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