The Basic Heat Treatment Course introduces some of the fundamental issues related to Heat Treatment Processes carried out on a wide range of metals and alloys. Many of the controlling factors are common to a variety of materials. It also provides an explanation of how heat is transferred from furnace to load, the various types of furnaces and processes, and an introduction to Pyrometry.

Course Topics Include:

  • A brief History
  • What is Heat Treatment
  • Why Heat Treat anyway
  • Heat Transfer (heating and cooling)
  • Furnace Types, Processes and Atmospheres
  • Overview of furnace controls (Pyrometry)

Duration: 3.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? The course will suit anyone actively involved with Heat Treatment.

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Basic Heat Treatment 11 Feb 20 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Basic Metallurgy course may be a tool kit to help employees identify in process changes, which might be detrimental to customers product and taking appropriate corrective action to reduce the risk of non conformity. Which they may not have had sufficient understanding to do previously.

Course Topics Include:

  • Introduction - What is Heat Treatment
  • Metals and Structures
  • Deformation
  • Alloying
  • Properties and Testing

Duration: 3.0 hours (approximately)

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? The course will suit anyone actively involved with Heat Treatment.

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Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatment TBD TBD -----
Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatment TBD TBD -----

This session describes the Furnace brazing in Aerospace, covering atmosphere, vacuum and salt bath brazing. Torch and Induction brazing are also briefly described. It covers the use of furnaces to make brazed joints highlighting the key differences between brazing and other heat treatment processes. The underlying science is introduced.

Course Topics Include:

  • Why and how does it happen and Why is it important?
  • Types of braze process
  • Process and Pitfalls
  • Typical Process models
  • Key controlling factors
  • Process types
  • Start of soak and Potential Conflicts
  • Key issues which affect success

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Brazing.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treatment in Brazing 30 Jan 20 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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This webinar provides a summary of the controls and checks expected during aerospace heat treatment, including batch and periodic tests, with particular reference to Aluminum alloys. The context of these controls is explained through the introduction and clarification of the underlying metallurgy and the important parameters affecting heat treatment, including such things as alloying, phases, types of heat transfer, deformation and contamination. The controls required, for both processes and parts, are introduced and described. These include essential pyrometry, tensile, hardness conductivity and metallographic tests.

Course Topics Include:

  • Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatment
  • Basic Heat Treatments
  • Process Controls
  • Process (Cycle) Verification
  • Part / Material Inspection Methods
  • Batch Inspection
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Quench Systems
  • Atmosphere Controls

Duration: 3.0 - 4.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Anyone involved with accepting or inspecting Aluminum heat treatment processed and products.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treat Control & Inspection 3 Dec 19 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Heat Treat Control & Inspection 17 Mar 20 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Heat Treatment Alloy Steels webinar brings together Theory and Practice. It relates the basic metallurgy and what happens during the Heat Treatment of steels. The different treatments applied to alloy steels are described.

Course Topics Include:

  • Iron and Steel what is the difference?
  • Alloy Steels Basics
  • Common Alloys
  • Treatments
  • Introduction and use of CCT and TTT diagrams
  • Special Considerations (including Nadcap)
  • Soak Time included start and end of soak
  • Quenching
  • Effect of process in deviation on structure
  • Distortion and Cracking

Duration: 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Alloy Steels.

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Heat Treatment of Alloy Steels No sessions at this time TBD -----

A short webinar that provides the fundamental background to the Heat Treatment of Titanium. It includes a brief commentary on issues including the effects of solution treatment, precipitation, and ageing.

Course Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Titanium and its Alloys
  • Alloy Types and treatment
  • Alpha / Beta Alloys and Beta Transus
  • Solution treatments
  • Quenching
  • Precipitation and Ageing
  • Precautions during cleaning and handling of Titanium parts and material
  • Degradation due to Hydrogen
  • Absorption (and recovery)
  • Alpha Case – and what to do about it

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Titanium Alloys.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treatment of Titanium Alloys 5 Dec 19 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Heat Treatment of Titanium Alloys 20 Feb 20 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This module covers the heat treatments of the 4 categories of Stainless Steel– Austenitic, Ferritic, Martensitic and Precipitation Hardening (PH). It builds on the basic metallurgy from Module #1 and knowledge of steels from module# 3 to explain the various treatments made on stainless and precipitation hardening steels.

Course Topics Include:

  • Stainless Steels Basics
  • Common Alloys
  • Treatments
  • Special Considerations (including Nadcap)
  • Effect of process deviation on structure and properties
  • Distortion, cracking and other issues

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Stainless Steels.

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Heat Treatment of Stainless Steels No sessions at this time TBD -----

The four main types of surfacetreatment are discussed (Carburizing, Carbonitriding, Nitriding and Ferritic Nitrocarburizing) with emphasis on the practical aspects of Heat Treatment. An opening section describing how Diffusion works and an end section on determination of case hardened depth completes the package.

Course Topics Include:

  • What is Diffusion – an explanation?
  • Why and how does it happen and Why is it important?
  • Carborizing
  • Atmospheres and control
  • Typical process models
  • Carbo Nitriding
  • Nitriding
  • Process types
  • Start of soak (all processes)
  • Nitrocarburizing (Ferritic)
  • Determination of Case depth-
  • Difference between Total and Effective case

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Language: Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Diffusion Processes.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treatment in Diffusion Processes No sessions at this time TBD -----

A short but detailed webinar that provides the fundamental background to the Heat Treatment of Aluminum Alloys. It includes a brief commentary on issues including the effects of solution treatment, precipitation and ageing. The presentation also related some of the challenges surrounding the Heat Treatment of this widely used family of alloys within the Aerospace Industry.

Course Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Aluminum Alloys
  • Alloy Types and treatments
  • Limitations to use and in particular heat treatment temperatures
  • Solution treatments
  • Quenching
  • Precipitation and Ageing
  • Controlling Natural Ageing
  • Radiative heating and the risk of incipient melting
  • Degradation due to Hydrogen Absorption
  • Corrosion
  • Evaluation – Tensile, Hardness and Conductivity tests

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Aluminum Alloys.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treatment of Aluminum Alloys 16 Jan 20 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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A short webinar that provides the fundamental background to the Heat Treatment of Nickel based alloys. These are resistant to elevated temperatures and are often used as ‘Hot End’ product in the back half of a jet engine or a turbine. This session includes a brief commentary on Alloy types, Heat treatments, properties and a short introduction to the implications for single Crystal Castings.

Course Topics Include:

  • Introduction to Nickel Based Alloys
  • Alloy types and response to Heat treatment
  • Heat Treatment processes including -
    • Stress relieving
    • Annealing
    • Stabilization
    • Solution
    • Precipitation
  • The influence of ý (Gamma Prime)
  • An introduction to Single Crystal Castings

Duration: 1.5 - 2.0 hours

Cost: $200.00 per person

Who should attend? Participant must have assumed knowledge of Basic Metallurgy of Heat Treatments and Basic Heat Treatment. The course will suit anyone actively involved with or associated with Nickel Based Alloys.

Webinar Title Date Time Action
Heat Treatment of Nickel Based Alloys 16 Jan 20 10:00 am-12:00 pm
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