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Sheetmetal 101/Metal Properties

Location:
Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
4747 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
Phone: 616-957-9072
Starts:
Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 8:00 AM CST
Ends:
Thursday, July 19, 2012, 4:00 PM CST
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Programming Manager)
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Don't miss this two-day Sheetmelal 101/Metal Properties seminar!

Taught by leading expert, Stuart Keeler, president, Keeler Technologies LLC.  Stuart's five-year decade career has been dedicated to bringing science to the press shop. Career highlights include his discovery of the Forming Limit Diagram and the development of Circle Grid Analysis - both now used worldwide.  His sheetmetal experience includes 24 years at National Steel Corp. and 12 years at the Budd Company Technical Center. His prime function for both companies was sheet metal forming research management. For PMA, Stuart currently is in his thirteenth year as the Science of Forming columnist for MetalForming magazine. 

Event Details

What you will learn:
Day one-Sheetmetal 101/Understanding the Metal

  • Assess relative formability between two sheetmetals
  • Predict which metal parameters control different forming modes-from stretch to draw
  • Understand why sheetmetals today have greatly improved capability and consistency
  • Debunk many myths and ancient tales about sheetmetal
  • Create a win-win partnership with your metal supplier

What you will learn:
Day two-Forming Sheetmetal/Understanding the Properties

  • Select the right steel  grade to meet your forming needs
  • Clearly specify your requirements to vendors
  • Understand that different forming operations require different metal properties
  • Establish a common language between suppliers and customers
  • Overview briefing on the how and why of virtual metalforming

Other topics covered are:

Sheetmetal 101 - Understanding the Metal Forming Sheetmetal - Understanding the Properties
* A new view on metals * The future is now
* Application requirements * Advanced metal properties
* Basic metal properties * Special forming requirements
* Basic forming properties * Properties of metals and grades
* Making steel and other metals * Your supplier as a team member
* Examples of metal types and Grades * Virtual sheetmetal forming 

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Agenda

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 (Salon AB room)
Sheetmetal 101 - Understanding the Metal
7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:00 a.m.  Presentation
12:00 p.m. Lunch provided
1:00 p.m. Presentation resumes
4:00 p.m. Adjourn
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cocktail reception

Thursday, July 19, 2012 (Salon AB room)
Forming Sheetmetal - Understanding the Properties
7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
8:00 a.m.  Presentation
12:00 p.m. Lunch provided
1:00 p.m. Presentation resumes
4:00 p.m. Adjourn

Registration Information

Member

$540 first person 
$340 additional people 

Nonmember
$740 first person 
$540 additional people 

Seminar location and hotel accommodations

Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
4747 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-957-9072

Please call hotel directly to make room reservation. Reference group code SHE101 to receive a special rate of $99 (plus tax). Reserve your room by July 3, 2012, reservations made after this date are subject to availability. Reserve room online.