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Sand Control (NC) T&O Meeting

The SFSA Sand Control (North-Central Division) T&O meeting that will be held on Thursday, March 31st and Friday, April 1st near Muskegon, MI. This meeting will be held in conjunction with a Future Leaders meeting that will begin prior to this. Thursday afternoon will be for the traditional “North-Central Division” T&O meeting, which will feature topics on sand control. There will be a group foundry tour Friday morning. There is no cost for the meeting - travel, hotel, meals, etc. are the attendees’ responsibility. Please bring your own safety shoes for the tour. Final details for the meeting will be sent to all registered attendees.

Registration:

To RSVP, please contact David Poweleit at poweleit@sfsa.org (please include an email address for all attendees and if you intend to join the group for dutch treat dinner on Thursday).

Hotel Info:

Shoreline Inn, 750 Terrace Point Blvd, Muskegon, MI, 231-727-8483, www.shorelineinn.com Steel Founders’ room block rate is $89/night (3/30-4/1) - reservation cutoff 3/9/16

Agenda:

Thursday, March 31st
1:00 p.m. Sand Control T&O meeting at Eagle Alloy, 5142 Evanston Ave, Muskegon, MI

  • Dave Fazakerley (Eagle) - sand control and issues at Eagle
  • Mark Adamovits (ASK) - influence of binders on sand control
  • Daniel Galles (UI) - understanding compaction and sand shear
  • Steven Spiwak (Eagle) - silica rule update
  • SFSA - iron oxides, coatings, surface finish, and molder artisan program
  • Roundtable on sand control

Friday, April 1st
9:00 a.m. Tour at Eagle Alloy, 5142 Evanston Ave, Muskegon, MI

  • Conclude NLT noon

David Poweleit, Vice President of Technology
Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA)
780 McArdle Drive Unit G, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8155
cell: +1 (847) 846-8633
voice/fax: +1 (815) 301-4139
email: poweleit@sfsa.org