Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

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Nov 3-7

Advanced Metallographic Techniques

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Buehler, Lake Bluff, IL

This course is designed to teach the basic and advanced metallographic techniques that will reveal the true microstructural characteristics of a wide range of materials. The theory and understanding of the proper selection of abrasives, lubricants, equipment, polishing cloths/pads and a basic understanding of chemomechanical polishing will be discussed. The course covers the preparation methods of most metals and alloys, composites, hard metals, ceramics and coatings. Students are strongly encouraged to bring samples to class (3.0 CEUs).

Nov 5-6

Fastening Technology and Bolted Joint Design

Chicago, IL

This 2-day seminar was developed to give engineers and other technical personnel current specifications for, and a better understanding of, the complexities of mechanical joining with fasteners. Insufficient guidelines and outdated information are not adequately equipping engineers for real...


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