2021 Training Courses

Fundamentals of Ingot Casting

AUG 3-4

Roll Grinding & Surface Generation

SEP 7-10

Recovery During Melting in a Rotary Furnace

OCT 19-22

Aluminum Rolling Technology


Tue, Aug 3, 2021, 8:30 AM – Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 4:30 PM EDT

Cost: $695 – Includes  lunch and class materials

This training course is designed for aluminum ingot casthouse operators. Its purpose is to provide the necessary tools to improve the quality and efficiency of aluminum ingot casting operations. Participants will learn about best practices within the melting operation, metal transport systems, degassing systems, grain refining process, filtration and inclusion removal systems, DC ingot casting operations, quality inspections, homogenization processes, and much more.

Reference materials will be provided as a resource for professionals working in the aluminum industry. The course instructor has a wide variety of experience and can assist with day to day issues that are commonly faced in the industry.


  • Technicians
  • Quality Engineers
  • Management
  • Plant Operators
  • Maintenance Personnel

The class is being taught in-person, however there are also a limited number of virtual seats available as well.

Tue, Sep 7, 2021, 8:30 AM – Fri, Sep 10, 2021, 12:30 PM EDT

Secat, Inc. and Innoval Technology are jointly offering a four-day online training course designed to increase your knowledge of roll grinding and surface generation within an aluminum rolling mill. The course will help you develop a thorough understanding of the roll grinder, the grinding process and practices, maintenance and inspection techniques, and much more.

The course outline is below:

  • Elements of a roll grinder
  • Rolls for rolling mills
  • Roll necks and roll bearings
  • The grinding process
  • Grinding wheels
  • Grinder set-up
  • Grinding practices
  • Maintenance, coolant, & roll shop management systems
  • Measurement of rolls
  • Roll defects
  • Roll inspection
  • Grinding surface and strip defects
  • Surface lubrication

The course will be led by qualified instructors with extensive, practical experience and will be conducted in four half-day sessions.