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Membership Services Seminar

Die Maintenance & Troubleshooting Seminar

Location:
Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel
1900 Sullivan Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30337
Starts:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:30 AM EDT
Ends:
Wednesday, March 01, 2017, 4:00 PM EDT
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Program Manager)
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Learn about potential solutions and troubleshooting techniques for die maintenance issues. 

Free Design Guidelines For Precision Metal Stamping and Fabrication to all attendees ($95 value)

 Event Details

  Bring your die-maintenance problems to this seminar!

 • Is there really a difference between die maintenance and die repair?
 • Can my die designs be improved in order to ease maintenance on the shop floor?
 • Is there a systematic way to select tool-steels and heat treatments to improve die life?
 • How can I reduce cutting, punching and forming problems in my dies?
 • What role does the stamping press play in die-maintenance problems?

During this event attendees will learn answers to these questions as they also discover potential solutions and troubleshooting techniques for actual die maintenance issues in their shop.

Presenters:
Peter Ulintz, Technical Director, Precision Metalforming Association
Nick Tarkany, Applications Specialist, Metalforming Solutions, LLC

Agenda

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
7:30 a.m.     Breakfast
8:00 a.m.     Designing Dies for Ease of Maintenance
10:15 a.m.   Press Line and Setup: Maximizing Performance
12:00 p.m.   Lunch 
1:00 p.m.     Troubleshooting Problems in the Press Shop
2:15 p.m.     Higher-Strength Steel Properties: Effects on Stamping Processes
4:00 p.m.     Adjourn
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Networking reception
    
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
7:30 a.m.    Breakfast
8:00 a.m.    Punch and Die Technology
12:00 p.m.  Lunch
1:00 p.m.    Tool Steel, Heat Treatment and Coatings
3:00 p.m.    Q & A/open discussion
3:30 p.m.    Adjourn

Seminar Location and Hotel Accommodations

Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel
1900 Sullivan Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30337

Reserve your room online or call the hotel reservation line at 800-325-3535 to make a room reservation.. Reference Precision Metalforming Association to receive the special rate of $115 (plus tax). PMA rate is available through February 10, 2017. Reservations made after this date will be based on availability at the hotel's prevailing rates. Hotel has a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the Atlanta airport every 20 minutes. The hotel shuttle pick-up is located at the ground-level area outside baggage claim. Note: the hotel shuttle is shared between The Westin Atlanta Airport & Sheraton Atlanta Airport Hotel. Self-parking is available for a fee.

Registration Information 

Members $599
Nonmembers $799

(Registration includes breakfast, lunch and reception)