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Heavy Section/Quenching Meeting - September 18, 2018

Our next subject-focused meeting will be on Quenching and held near Vancouver, Canada on September 18. Quenching, or the rapid cooling of a steel casting, can be part of the heat treatment process to prevent undesirable phase transformation, or as a means to harden the steel or drive desired mechanical properties. In support of the Heavy Section Product Group, the meeting will focus on quench tank design and modeling of the quenching process (with presentations from Dante and Airflow Sciences) - presentations and discussions will be relevant to all section sizes.

The meeting and a tour of Highland Foundry will both be held on Tuesday the 18th; thus, attendees should plan to arrive on Monday and stay the whole day on Tuesday (Highland is providing transportation to the foundry along with lunch). There is no cost for the meeting - travel, hotel, meals, etc. are the attendees’ responsibility. Please bring your own safety shoes for the tour. Attendance is limited to 25 members (if we reach the limit, we will ask each location to prioritize participation to two individuals). Final details for the meeting will be sent to all registered attendees.


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Hotel information

Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver
1161 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 0C6

Group Rate: $235 CAD, nights of 9/17/18 & 9/18/18, available 3 days pre/post subject to availability
Reservation Cutoff Date: September 3, 2018, 3 pm PST
Deposit: Individual's credit card will be charged 1 night's stay plus tax at the time of booking.
Cancellation Policy: Reservations can be canceled without penalty prior to September 3, 2018. Reservations cancelled September 3, 2018 or after are subject to one night's room and taxes penalty.

Reservation Method (reference Steel Founders’ Society of America): Call 604-979-8888 or email vancouver.reservations@trumphotels.com

For more information


David Poweleit
Vice President - Technology
Steel Founders' Society of America
780 McArdle Drive - Ste G
Crystal Lake
IL 60014-8155