Upcoming Events
Introduction to Metalcasting
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 2/6/2018 8:30 AM
  • 2/7/2018 4:00 PM

  • This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.

  • List Price: $1250.00
    Member Price: $1050.00
Gating & Riser Design 201
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 2/20/2018 8:30 AM
  • 2/21/2018 3:30 PM

  • This course is a continuation of Gating & Riser Design 101 with an emphasis on application of sands, chill, sleeves, other thermal control properties, fluid flow principles and filtration.

  • List Price: $1350.00
    Member Price: $1150.00
Foundry Process Improvement
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 3/5/2018 8:30 AM
  • 3/7/2018 12:00 PM

  • This 2.5 day course provides foundry personnel with disciplined problem solving techniques by emphasizing tools to better understand process data and performance with unique examples and case studies draw from foundry settings.

  • List Price: $1750.00
    Member Price: $1550.00
Permanent Mold Thermal Management
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 3/8/2018 8:00 AM
  • 3/8/2018 4:00 PM

  • Permanent mold casting is a significant and major process used in the metalcasting industry today. 

  • List Price: $1100.00
    Member Price: $900.00
Casting Cost Estimating
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 3/13/2018 8:30 AM
  • 3/14/2018 4:00 PM

  • Cost estimating is a critical factor in ensuring a manufacturing company continues to acquire customers and to be profitable.

  • List Price: $1350.00
    Member Price: $1150.00
Casting Defect Analysis
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Warwick/Airport
    Warwick, RI
  • 4/17/2018 8:30 AM
  • 4/18/2018 3:30 PM

  • Promoted by the New England AFS Chapter. In order to determine the true root cause of a casting defect and select the proper corrective action, a systematic evaluation method must be applied

  • List Price: $1350.00
    Member Price: $1150.00
Casting Defect Analysis
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 5/2/2018 8:30 AM
  • 5/3/2018 4:00 PM

  • Participants will become proficient in applying a ten step procedure that will enable them to analyze and reduce metalcasting defects by correctly identifying defects, root causes, and determining corrective action.

  • List Price: $1350.00
    Member Price: $1150.00
Design & Optimization for 3D Sand Printing
  • UNI Additive Manufacturing Center
    Waterloo, IA
  • 5/16/2018
  • 5/17/2018

  • This course focuses on designing castings for the 3D sand printing process, as well as optimizing existing designs to take advantage of the unique capabilities afforded. Topics covered include the advantages and limitations to the process.

  • List Price: $1350.00
    Member Price: $1150.00
Casting Supplier Auditing
  • Hampton Inn & Suites
    St. Paul, MN
  • 6/6/2018
  • 6/7/2018

  • This course will review the methods for effectively performing supply chain audits of metalcasting facilities.

  • List Price: $1450.00
    Member Price: $1250.00
Gating & Riser Design 101
  • American Foundry Society
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 6/12/2018 8:30 AM
  • 6/13/2018 3:30 PM

  • Casting quality and yield are directly impacted by gating design. This course guides participants through the basic functions of gating and risers to provide clean, sound and functional castings.

  • List Price: $1250.00
    Member Price: $1050.00