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Summary: Semi-technical course covering the manufacturing and processing of aluminum in an aluminum cast house.

April 6 – 8
Three half-days (online)
$595 per attendee

Outline

  • Furnace operation: raw materials, melting, skimming, temperature control, alloying, chemical analysis
  • Furnace pretreatment: fluxing
  • Inline metal treatment: degassing, alkali removal, inclusion removal
  • Inline filtration: inclusion generation, types, control and removal
  • DC casting process: grain refinement and solidification
  • Quality inspection: surface and internal defects, microstructure, inclusions
  • Homogenization process: applications for 6xxx alloys