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Casting Design – Short Course

Monday, 14 May 2018

The Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, ICME is organising a two-day course on:

Good Practice in Casting Specification & Design

Aimed principally at design engineers and users of castings the course is suitable for those involved in the specification of castings and will improve your knowledge of casting design. The course assumes a basic awareness of casting as a route to manufacture.

Date: 12th & 13th June 2018
Time: 9.00am for registration, 9.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills, National Foundry Training Centre, Vaughan Trading Estate, Sedgley Road East, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7UJ.

Outline programme:
• Casting processes – an overview
• Principles of casting design
• Dos and don’ts of design for casting
• Introduction to casting metallurgy and solidification
• Casting repair - common defects and rectification
• Where to get help with sourcing castings
• Using simulation in casting design
• Additive manufacture – benefits and limitations
• Global trends in the casting industry

For full details and booking form please contact ICME by email (kate@icme.org.uk) or phone: 0121 601 6397
Grant help with training course fees for those from foundries or foundry industry suppliers may be available from the Tor Lodge and Applecross Trust – www.torlodge.org.uk