Two day course focuses on furnaces and atmospheres

April 4, 2011

April 4, 2011

Seco/Warwick will be hosting a ‘Furnaces & Atmospheres for Today’s Technology’ course from 20-22 June 2011, in Meadville, PA, USA. The annual two day event, targeted at industry professionals, presents the latest improvements in heat treat furnace technology.

The educational course provides basic, practical information for individuals new to heat treat responsibilities or planning to buy new or used equipment. The presentations are non-commercial and provide useful information for the design, operation and maintenance of heat treatment equipment and atmospheres in common use by manufacturers throughout the NAFTA region.

Technical Programme

The core curriculum has been developed by Seco/Warwick‘s engineering staff and includes presentations by invited speakers covering the following topics:

  • Application & Selection of Furnaces
  • Fuel Facts & Combustion
  • Temperature Controls
  • Furnace Safety, NFPA 86
  • Fundamentals of Heat Transfer
  • General Refractory Design
  • Analysers
  • Combustion Demonstration
  • Bulk Atmospheres

  • Alloy Applications
  • Heating Elements
  • Atmosphere Demonstration
  • Generated Atmospheres

  • Quenching & Quenchants
  • Atmosphere Furnace Maintenance
  • Vacuum Demonstration
  • Vacuum Heat Treatment
  • New Technology: CaseMaster Evolution
  • Vacuum Furnace Maintenance
  • Current Trends in Heat Treatment

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