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Robotics & Automation in Powder Metallurgy Seminar

Start date: December 11, 2018

End date: December 12, 2018

Location: Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA

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December 11–12, 2018
Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel • State College, PA

Help your plant eliminate waste, improve quality and productivity, and streamline labor usage.

  • Explore currently deployed technologies.
  • Discover what technologies are available for your PM plant.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages for your plant.
  • Find solutions to your most challenging robotics and automation questions.
  • Broaden your perspective on the design, application, and operation of your system.

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Basic Powder Metallurgy Short Course

Start date: August 13, 2018

End date: August 15, 2018

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

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The Basic Powder Metallurgy (PM) Short Course is the powder metallurgy industry's longest running course—celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. If you or your company's employees are new to the PM industry, this is the course for you.

This Intensive 3-Day Course Is Designed Especially for You, If You Are:
  • Looking for an introduction to PM;
  • Updating their knowledge of recent industry developments;
  • Seeking to expand current knowledge of the industry in order to enhance advancement opportunities;
  • Specialized in one area of PM and looking to broaden their background in the field;
  • A user of PM parts (or you wish to be one).

When You Attend This Class You Will Learn:

  • PM history, current practice, and the future
  • Why PM is a leading method for producing metal parts
  • The many applications that use PM parts
  • The fine points in designing for PM
  • How metal powders are produced
  • Designs for compacting tools
  • How sintering develops functional properties
  • About various secondary operations
  • About Metal Powder Industries Federation standards and tests
  • About metal injection molding
  • The latest high-tech PM technologies, including metal additive manufacturing (3D printing)
    ...and receive over $600 in books/standards!

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Machinability Seminar

Start date: April 4, 2017

End date: April 5, 2017

Location: State College, Pennsylvania

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Machinability Seminar

Increased Productivity. Higher Efficiency.

Improve your operation for higher-quality parts, reduced costs, and greater profits.

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 powder metallurgy material morphology has on machining
  • Numerous case studies

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