The Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) has announced that registration has opened for its popular Powder Metallurgy Machinability Seminar. The event will be held April 4–5, 2017, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania, USA, and is said to focus on improving company operations in terms of higher-quality parts, reduced costs and greater profits.
The seminar will focus on the fundamentals critical to increasing productivity and efficiency. Over two-full days, attendees will learn:
- Fundamental knowledge of machining and tooling
- An end-user’s view of suppliers’ machining capabilities
- About additives and machinability
- How to improve machinability
- How to select the right cutting fluid & economics of tool choice
- How coatings can reduce tool wear
- The impact PM material morphology has on machining
- Numerous case studies
“This is the first PM Machinability seminar to be held since 2011 and is a unique opportunity for companies looking to stay up-to-date on the latest methods and techniques in machining and tooling PM parts,” stated Dan Messina, MPIF Technical Services Manager.