Don’t miss the MPIF’s Powder Metallurgy “Basic Short Course”, July 18-20

June 1, 2011

The Metal Powder Industries Federation’s (MPIF) ‘Basic PM Short Course’ is being held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania from 18–20 July 2011. The course offers a complete introduction to powder metallurgy from powder production to component design and testing.

 

The course is designed for anyone who is either new to the powder metallurgy industry or looking to broaden their knowledge of the technology. MPIF states that the course will not only appeal to engineers, designers and metallurgists, but also purchasing agents, managers and office personnel. 

Provisional speaker lineup as of 01 June 2011:

Monday July 18

Overview of PM

Randall M. German, FAPMI

Associate Dean of Engineering

San Diego State University

College of Engineering

Metal Powder Production

Vincent Paris

Research Engineer

Rio Tinto Metal Powders (QMP)

Testing, Characterization and Mixing of Metal Powders

Roland T. Warzel III

Mgr. Application Development

North American Höganäs, Inc.

Metal Powder Injection Molding

Randall M. German, FAPMI

Associate Dean of Engineering

San Diego State University

College of Engineering

Basic Principles of Compacting

Tom Pontzer

Senior Sales Engineer

Gasbarre Products, Inc.

Tooling for PM

Robert T. Beimel

President/General Manager

JIT Tool & Die, Inc.

Tuesday July 19

Design of PM Parts

Myron I. Jaffe

Consultant

Lubricants in Ferrous Powder Metallurgy

W. Brian James, FAPMI

Mgr., International Technical Service

Hoeganaes Corporation

Sintering Principles

Harb Nayar

President

TAT Technologies, Inc.

Monitor and Control Option Review

Raymond Serafini, PMT

Account Manager–Pittsburgh North

Linde, LLC

PM Material Standards

W. Brian James, FAPMI

Mgr., International Technical Service

Hoeganaes Corporation

Refractory and Hardmetals

Donald F. Heaney

CISP Director

The Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday July 20

Fully Dense PM Products—High-Alloy Tool Steels, Superalloys, and Corrosion-Resistant Near-Net Shapes

Edward J. Tarney

Metallurgist-Technical Service

Erasteel, Inc.

PM Testing and Characterization

Donald F. Heaney

CISP Director

The Pennsylvania State University

Secondary Operations on PM Parts

John Engquist

New Business Applications Manager, PM Products

Burgess-Norton Manufacturing Co.

Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up Discussion

Harb Nayar

President

TAT Technologies, Inc.

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More information www.mpif.org

 

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