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Southern Division T&O Meeting

The next SFSA Southern T&O Meeting Meeting will be held at Southwest Steel Casting Company (SWSCC), 600 Foundry Drive, Longview TX 75604 (Ph 903 759 3946) on 3.13/14.12

Agenda:

The program will include a T&O session in the afternoon of 3.13.12 with a plant tour in the morning of 3.14.12. The itinerary is as follows

3.13.12 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm - at SWSCC conference room.
Use of Ca Wire in Induction melting - Jorge Okhuysen, POK
Zircon versus Alumina Mold Wash - Mark Phillips, SWSCC
Melting Practice - A review - Raymond Monroe, SFSA
Clean Steel Program - What did we learn? - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
SFSA update - Malcolm Blair, SFSA
Business Round Table - All attendees - how is business, what are the issues facing you?

3.14.12 8:30 am
Tour of SWSCC

It has been a long time since we toured SWSCC so take this opportunity to visit Longview. The items on Ca wire and a substitute for Zircon should be particularly interesting. In addition requests we received at the National T&O Conference in December asked for a review some of the previous work related to operations and steel cleanliness. We have included two items related to this in the program.

Hotel:

The hotel we have been recommended to use is Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 300 Tuttle Circle, Longview, TX 903 663 6464, mention ARI (American Railway Institute) when you make your reservation, I understand that the room rate will be around $90.

Registration:

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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