Penn State DuBois offers course on steam treatment for Powder Metallurgy parts

July 19, 2023

Penn State DuBois, a research university based in Pennsylvania, USA, is offering several courses intended to directly benefit those working within the region’s manufacturing industry. As part of Penn State DuBois’ Continuing & Community Education programme, and in collaboration with the North Central Pennsylvania (NCPA) Launchbox, this year’s offerings include a class on the steam treatment process for Powder Metallurgy components.

The Steam Treatment Process of Powder Metal Parts one-day course is designed to offer a better understanding of the steam treatment process that is used in Powder Metallurgy to help increase surface hardness and seal surface porosity. The programme is aimed at employees working within the sintering process and those interested in learning more about Powder Metallurgy production, handling and packaging processes.

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The course is due to take place on September 27, 2023, at the Penn State campus and will be taught using guidance from the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) standard 35.

The class fee is $225 per student, with discounts are available for companies who register four or more employees.

Other courses offered include:

  • Entry-level CNC lathe training
  • Die setter training
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ten-hour class for general industry

Individuals or organisations wishing to register can do so by contacting Continuing and Community Education at Penn State DuBois via email or phone at 814-375-4836.

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