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When and Where
  • 9/28/2021 9:00 AM
  • 9/29/2021 4:30 PM
  • Holiday Inn Rockford
  • Rockford
  • IL
The Practical Cupola workshop presents everything you need to know to operate the cupola effectively, including;
  • Basic cupola theory
  • general melting principles
  • Charge materials, alloys and metallurgy
  • Coke
  • Safe operation
  • Basic operating principles; start-up, tapping, slag control, draining, shut down etc.
  • Trouble shooting.
The course is presented by the AFS Cupola Technical Committee and lead by leading cupola experts.  Course materials will cover the basics of the cupola as well as some more intermediate level information. The workshop is ideal for new operators, engineers and operation supervisors. 

In conjunction with this workshop, the AFS Cupola committee is assisting the Foundry Education Foundation in the creation of the Norm Lillybeck Scholarship.