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Sheetmetal 101/Metal Properties

Location:
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport
2501 S. High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Phone: 317-244-6861
Starts:
Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 7:30 AM EST
Ends:
Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 4:30 AM EST
For more information, contact (PMA Technical Programming Manager)
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Don't miss this two-day Sheetmetal 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

Tuesday, Febrary 5, 2013
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

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Forming Sheetmetal - Metal 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

Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport
2501 South High School Road
Indianapolis, IN 46241
317-244-6861

Please call the hotel directly to make a room reservation. Reference Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) to receive the special rate of $89 (plus tax). PMA rate is available through January 22, 2013. Rooms at this rate after this date are subject to availability. The hotel offers complimentary parking and 24 hour airport shuttle service also can be arranged with the hotel.