MPIF seminar to focus on sintering

August 13, 2012

August 13, 2012

The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced the full programme for its popular sintering seminar to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 11-12 September, 2012.

The seminar, run in cooperation with the MPIF’s Powder Metallurgy Equipment Association, will provide a detailed look at the different sintering options available.

The comprehensive two day programme includes the following presentations:

  • Seminar Introduction

    Co-chairmen: Thomas Philips, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

    Daniel Reardon, Abbott Furnace Company

  • Basic PM Sintering and High-Temperature Sintering: Theory and Practices

    Carl Blais, Professor, Laval University

  • Use of Metallography in the Evaluation of Sintered Materials

    Thomas Murphy, FAPMI, Scientist, R&D, Hoeganaes Corporation

  • Advancements and Options for Conventional Sintering Furnaces

    Stephen L. Feldbauer, Director, Eng. & Tech., Abbott Furnace Company

  • Conventional Sintering Furnaces

    Daniel Reardon, Director of Technical Sales, Abbott Furnace Company

  • Continuous High Temperature Sintering Furnaces

    James H. Neill, Vice President., Sales, CM Furnaces, Inc.

  • Vacuum Sintering

    Donald F. Heaney, CISP Director, The Pennsylvania State University

  • Sintering and Furnace Belts

    Richard D. Riva II, President, Wire-Mesh Products Inc.

  • Sintering Furnace Atmospheres

    Raymond Serafini, PMT, Account Mgr., Pittsburgh North, Linde Inc.

  • Conventional Sintering of Ferrous Metals

    Roland Warzel III, Mgr, Application Development, North American Höganäs, Inc.

  • Achieving High-Performance with High- Temperature Sintering

    Francis J. Hanejko, Senior Applications Specialist, Hoeganaes Corporation

  • Stainless Steel Sintering

    Roland Warzel III, Mgr, Application Development, North American Höganäs, Inc.

  • Sintering Processes for Nonferrous Materials

    Wayne Daye, Manager, Quality Assurance, SCM Metal Products, Inc.

  • Sintering Refractory Metal

    John A. Shields, Jr., President, PentaMet Associates LLC

  • Sintering in Metal Injection Molding (MIM)

    Matthew Bulger, VP & General Manager, NetShape Technologies – MIM

  • Troubleshooting of Furnace Atmospheres for PM Sintering

    Thomas Philips, Principal Metallurgical Engineer, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

  • Process Modeling for Existing Furnaces-How is this New Part Going to Run in our Furnace?

    Steven K. Smith, Corp. Dir. of Eng. & Tech., Sinterite Furnace Division

Download the course PDF here 

Posted by: Paul Whittaker, Editor, [email protected]   

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