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When and Where
  • 5/25/2021 1:00 PM
  • 5/26/2021 5:00 PM
  • Online
This course provides participants with a basic foundation of the nobake molding and coremaking process used within a foundry. Discussion will include basic terminology, common chemical binders used, the mold and coremaking process, equipment, and evaluating molds for defects. Participants will receive hands-on practice, walk through the decision-making process for evaluating casting deficiencies and leave with a customized troubleshooting list for use back on the job. 

1:00 - 5:00 PM CT each day on Zoom


Course Syllabus

Course Instructor:
Michael Porfilio
Stainless Foundry & Engineering, Inc.

Michael Porfilio is director of quality, foundry engineering and technical departments at Stainless Foundry & Engineering, Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). His specialties include metallurgical sciences, quality management and assurance, foundry operations, and third-party specification interpretation. Porfilio is responsible for maintaining the ISO 9001:2015, 2014/68/EU Pressure Equipment Directive, ISO 17025, Nuclear, NAVSEA and other compliance programs in the foundry and machine shop