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Steel Casting Technology Course


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Hotel details and course outline will be sent to all registrants. Costs for travel, hotel, meals, etc. are the attendees’ responsibility.


The SFSA Steel Casting Technology Course covers the casting processes of design engineering, molding, melting, heat treatment, finishing, inspection and all processes necessary to produce a cost effective, high quality product. This is a beginner's class, designed to introduce new technical foundry personnel (which may include engineers, metallurgists, sales personnel, quality technicians, operation managers, etc.) to the fascinating steel foundry industry.

Topics will both be presented and activities worked to promote understanding and long-term retention. We know the knowledge gained the attendees will prove to benefit your company for years to come.


The teacher, Tom Stevens, is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati in Metallurgical Engineering and has over 50 years of experience in the foundry industry. The SFSA Handbook was revised in the early 1990’s under his chairmanship. He served for many years on the High Alloy Research Committee, ASTM Casting Committee, and as a member of the SFSA Board of Directors. His work at the Duriron Co., Wollaston Alloys, HICA, Carondelet, NACO, and Magotteaux led to an understanding of the various processes to produce castings. The last 18 years have been dedicated to teaching engineers at various international and domestic foundries. Tom specializes in high alloy and wear resistant castings.

Location and Dates:

The course will be held over three different meeting dates. Each session will be coupled with a foundry tour. The course will run from 8:30A-4:00P from Tuesday to Thursday. The registered individual must attend all three sessions.

  • Session 1. September 29 - October 1, 2020
  • Session 2. November 3 - 5, 2020
  • Session 3. January 19 – 21, 2021

For additional information, please contact Diana David at ddavid@sfsa.org.

Diana David, Research Manager
Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA)
780 McArdle Drive Unit G, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-8155
Tel: +1 (815) 676-6536