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2019 Aluminum Design Workshop

By March 14, 2019 April 17th, 2019 No Comments

Please join the Aluminum Transportation Group as we host the Spring 2019 Aluminum Design Workshop on Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 at TechTown Detroit.

During this two-day design course, you’ll hear from a range of technical experts on developments and advancements in aluminum technology, industry trends and a full-fledged curriculum for creating products in aluminum. A full breakfast, lunch and cocktail hour will ensure time for networking and information sharing with fellow industry leaders. At the end of the day on Thursday, May 2nd, you’ll walk away with the knowledge and tools to ensure success on the first try, when designing a product with aluminum.

Day 1: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM Networking breakfast
8:50 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome remarks
9:00 AM – 10:40 AM Introduction to Aluminum Use in Automotive (Arconic)
10:40 AM – 11:40 AM Automotive Aluminum Sheet: Production Flow Path and General Metallurgy (Novelis)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Networking lunch
12:45 PM – 3:15 PM  Stamping, Forming and Joining (Aleris)
3:15 PM – 5:30 PM Corrosion and Repair (Aleris)
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Happy Hour Cocktail Reception
Day 2: Thursday, May 2, 2019
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Networking breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Introduction to Aluminum Extrusion (Hydro)
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee and networking break
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM

Introduction to Aluminum Extrusion (Hydro)

Introduction to Structural Castings (Rio Tinto)

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM Networking lunch
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Introduction to Structural Castings (Rio Tinto)
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