Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

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April 4-8

Advanced Metallographic Techniques

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Struers, Inc., Westlake, OH

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).

April 4-8

Practical Induction Heat Treating

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Homewood Suites, Beachwood, OH

This course covers the role of induction heat treating in producing reliable products, often with considerable savings in energy, labor, floor space, and time. Taking a fundamentals approach, the basic principles heat treatment and of induction...


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