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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.


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


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
voice/fax: +1 (815) 301-4139
email: poweleit@sfsa.org