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Carbon & Low Alloy Research Review

The Carbon and Low Alloy Research Review meeting will be held on July 14 and 15. This is your opportunity to interact and direct the current research programs of SFSA. The duration of the meeting will be from 9:00 am on July 14 to lunchtime on July 15th.

The program is as follows:

Steel Founders' Society of America, Carbon and Low Alloy Research Review
Four Points Sheraton Hotel, 10249 West Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL 60176
(847) 671-6000, Room rate $74/night for the nights of 7.13.10 and 7.14.10.
Refer to SFSA when making your reservation.

July 14 - 9:00 am - Registration and Introductions - Malcolm Blair SFSA
Data mapping progress - Frank Peters, ISU
Visual Inspection - Frank Peters, ISU
Visual inspection - human problems and solutions - Richard Stone, ISU
Surface "defect" inspection MT/PT - John Griffin, UAB
Digital radiographs - John Griffin, UAB
Validation of new radiographic standard - John Griffin, UAB

Lunch - this year we will be organizing a box lunch to ensure we keep to the schedule. The price of the lunch is $18, credit cards, checks and cash on the day of the meeting are acceptable.

Validation of new radiographic standard - Christoph Beckermann, UI
Case studies on the effect of porosity on performance - Christoph Beckermann, UI
Segregation modeling - Christoph Beckermann, UI
Sand Properties/Casting Distortion - Christoph Beckermann, UI
Mold gas evolution modeling - Christoph Beckermann, UI
MTI - addition of five new alloy data sets for solidification simulation - Christoph Beckermann, UI

Dinner - Dutch Treat

July 15 - 8:30 am
Modeling the centrifugal casting process (HSS) - Lifeng Zhang, MS&T
Inclusion studies - Kent Peaslee, MS&T
High Strength Steels (HSS) - Bob Voigt, PSU
High Strength Steels - David Van Aken, MS&T
FeMnAl - developments and industrial production trials - David Van Aken, MS&T
Melting Efficiency - Kent Peaslee, MS&T
Adjourn (lunchtime)

Please register your attendance at the meeting with Malcolm Blair <blairm@sfsa.org>

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
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