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  • 12/6/2022 12:00 PM
  • 12/8/2022 4:00 PM

Steel Melting 201 will cover the operations of steel melting furnaces including electric arc and induction; the process steps of charging and startup, melt down, chemistry slag control, alloying, tapping, and process documentation; post melt processing methods AOD and VOD; melt quality control of undesirable elements with sampling and chemistry measurements; ladle selection and considerations; maintenance and safety procedures.

12:00 - 4:00 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.