2021 Training Courses

Efficiency in Aluminum Scrap Remelting

VIRTUAL
MAY 25-28
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Aluminum Extrusion Processing

VIRTUAL
JUN 2-4
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Roll Grinding & Surface Generation

VIRTUAL
SEP 7-10
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Recovery During Melting in a Rotary Furnace

IN-PERSON
OCT 19-22

Introduction to Aluminum Metallurgy

IN-PERSON
Q4

Aluminum Rolling Technology

IN-PERSON
Q4

Tue, May 25, 2021, 8:30 AM – Fri, May 28, 2021, 12:30 PM EDT

This course is designed for operators and process engineers who work in the field of aluminum scrap remelting and recovery. The purpose of the course is to gain an understanding of the best equipment and practices used to remelt aluminum, maximize recovery, and minimize waste. The topics covered include scrap quality and handling; review of the best furnaces for specific applications, melting best practices and recoveries; and dross handling and processing.

The course will be offered virtually, as four half day sessions. Reference material will be distributed to participants prior to the course start date. The course is being co-taught by experts in aluminum remelting who have operated facilities, designed equipment for aluminum remelting industry, and managed the environmental aspects of remelting.

Four half-days (online)
$935 per attendee (includes class materials)

The course outline is below:

  • General Introduction
  • Scrap quality and handling
  • Process pro and con factors on different furnace styles
  • Furnace practices and material recoveries
  • Dross handling and processing

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

Wed, Jun 2, 2021, 8:30 AM – Fri, Jun 4, 2021, 12:30 PM EDT

Secat, Inc. is offering a 3-day online training course designed to increase your knowledge of aluminum extrusion processing. The course is designed for operators, process engineers, and quality personnel. The curriculum will cover all aspects of aluminum extrusion processing including billet characteristics, extruding equipment, effects of process variations on quality and metallurgy of final product, heat treatment, die designs/material flow, testing, and operational best practices.

The course will be led by qualified instructors with extensive practical experience in the quality, manufacturing, engineering, and metallurgy of aluminum extrusions. It will be conducted in three half-day virtual sessions.

Tue, Sept 7, 2021, 8:30 AM – Fri, Sept 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.