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Southern Division T&O Meeting

American Foundry Group have kindly offered to host the Southern Division meeting at their Muskogee, OK plant. The technical meeting will be held at American Foundry Group's Muskogee, OK plant on the afternoon of July 20 with plant tours of Muskogee and Bixby on the morning of July 21. We have not had a tour in Oklahoma for more than 20 years this will be a great opportunity to visit these facilities.


We will now be using the following hotel for accommodation - The hotel cut-off date is 7.10.11 - you need to make reservations ASAP;

Hampton Inn
3100 Military Boulevard
Muskogee, OK 74401
Group Rate: $95/night
Reservation Cut-off Date: 7/10/11

You will need to rent a car.


The meeting will start at 1:00 pm on July 20.

The program for the T&O meeting will include presentations from:

  • AFG - (1) Wedge Breaker & Knock Off Hammer in the Cleaning Room
  • AFG - (2) Forklift Shock Watch Reporting System
  • Corporacion POK - Riser sleeve usage
  • Southwest Steel - Batch operation in low level production planning
  • A substitute for Zircon Sand - Remet
  • SFSA - Update which will include:
    • Review of the Insulating v Exothermic Riser Sleeve issue
    • Discussion on hardness testing
    • Current ASTM issues
    • AlN problems
    • National T&O Conference and Workshop programs
  • Roundtable discussion

Register your attendance with me - <blairm@sfsa.org>

Malcolm Blair
VP Technology
Chairman/Secretary ISO TC17/SC11
Steel Founders' Society of America
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Crystal Lake
IL 60014

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