Previously titled Identifying the Correct Casting Defect
This course provides participants with a basic overview of the casting defect analysis procedure. Topics include an introduction to the 10-step Procedure for casting defect identification; writing a good problem statement; discussion on the importance of recording process parameters; an introduction to navigating the International Atlas of Casting Defects; a path to identifying the right defect and its root cause for corrective action. Learning a systematic procedure for root cause identification supports the business goal of designing, producing, and selling quality castings that are made in a timely manner and in a safe environment for a profit. For in-depth casting defect identification, consider enrolling in Casting Defect Analysis.
Patrick Kluesner, Precision Cast and Forge
Patrick Kluesner, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology Management from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, served as a Training Engineer at MAGMA. He taught basic and advanced simulation techniques, with an emphasis on HPDC and sand casting. When not teaching, he was also responsible for creating content for seminars, webinars, and online tutorials for defect analysis and resolution.