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2017 Research Review

Reminder to make your plans to attend the annual SFSA Research Review June 13-15. We will cover steel casting R&D on Tuesday and Wednesday, and we’ll discuss and develop plans for our DID program on design/manufacturability/reliability Thursday morning. The Review covers the latest steel casting research, and is your opportunity to interact with the researchers and provide industry steering. The event features both Carbon & Low Alloy and High Alloy topics; it is the R&D featured at the National T&O. There is no cast to attend the meeting (travel, hotel, meals, etc. are the attendees’ responsibility). For questions or to RSVP (include if you will join any dinners), please contact David Poweleit at poweleit@sfsa.org.

Hotel Information:

Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O'Hare, 10249 Irving Park Road, Schiller Park, IL, 847-671-6000, www.fourpointschicagoohareairport.com
Group Rate $95 6/12-14/17
Reservation Cutoff Date May 22, 2017
Meeting room - Grant Park & Lake Shore

Tentative Agenda:

Tuesday, June 13th
9:30SFSA (welcome and introductions)
9:45UNI (Additive Manufacturing, emissions, silica regulations, iron oxide)
1:!5MS&T (auto-tempering)
2:15ISU (ferrite and cold spray)
3:45ISU (ANA, digital surface inspection, Additive Manufacturing)
6:15depart lobby for 6:30P Research Committee dinner for 20 at Edelweiss, 7650 W Irving Park Rd, Harwood Heights, edelweissdining.com, 708-369-2822 (Dawn)
Wednesday, June 14th
8:30UAB (cast preforms, AF96, automated image analysis, steel quality index, data acquisition, tank-less quenching, NewAge Shear Pin)
1:00UI (counter gravity, dimensions/distortions, air entrainment, CES, porosity formation, macro segregation)
6:15depart lobby for 6:30P dinner for 20 at Ram Restaurant & Brewery, 9520 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL, theram.com, 847-692-4426
Thursday, June 15th
8:30SFSA (DID program overview and discussion)

David Poweleit
Vice President - Technology
Steel Founders' Society of America
780 McArdle Drive Unit G
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
tel/fax: 815-301-4139