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EDUCATION FOR METALCASTERS, BY METALCASTERSGATING & RISERDESIGN—FERROUS ED FOR:COURSE DESIGN • PATTERN S UPERVISORS TALLURGISTS NT ERSONNEL • FERROUS ME • MANAGEME P INEES • FERROUS TRA : YOU WILL LEARN • RISER DESIGN EM DESIGN D POURING OF • GATING SYST • MOLDING AN NS EM CALCULATIO TEST CASTINGS • GATING YST S OYS N OF FERROUS ALL PRIN CIPLES • SOLIDIFICATIO • FLUID FLOW EDUCATING THE METALCASTING INDUSTRY www.castmetals.com • 800/537-4237
Gating & Riser Design— COURSE OUTLINEFerrous (#15-10)Oct 13-16 • Muskegon Community College FLUID FLOW RISER DESIGNMuskegon, MI • SENSITIVITY TO TURBULENCE • FUNCTIONS & TYPES OF RISERSMember: $1095 • Non-Member: $1195 • FERROSTATIC HEAD PRESSURE • FEEDING DISTANCESThis course will include information on fluid flow, gating • FRICTIONAL LOSSES • PLACEMENTdesign, heat transfer, solidification and riser design.Gating and riser design for ferrous casting alloys includes DESIGNING A GATING SYSTEM RISER SIZE CALCULATIONSinformation for gray, ductile, malleable, white alloyedirons and carbon, low-alloy and high-alloy steels. • FUNCTIONS OF THE SYSTEM • MODULUS DEFINITION • GATING RATIOS • FREEZING ORDERCourse Location details and hotel group rate will beprovided upon registration. Room block release date • COMPONENTS OF THE SYSTEM & • PLACEMENT, SIZING, CONNECTIONS is 2 weeks prior to course. THEIR DESIGN STUDENTS DESIGN GATING & Course Instructor:Mark Nagel, Director of Education, G ATING EXPERIMENTS RISERING SYSTEMSCast Metals Institute G ATING CALCULATIONS MOLD PREPARATION & POURING OF Students should bring a hand-held calculator, CASTINGS as well as clothing appropriate for the foundry HEAT TRANSFER environment. • HEAT FLOW DISCUSSION & EVALUATION • RELATIONSHIP TO CASTING DESIGN, Continuing Education: Upon successful completion of thecourse, CMI students will receive a certificate awarding 2.3 MOLDING PROCESS, GATING & RISERING CEUs. The CEU (Continuing Education Unit) is a nation-ally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and S OLIDIFICATION OF METALStraining programs that meet certain criteria.Tax Deduction of Expenses: An income tax deduction is al- • MECHANISMS & RANGESlowed for expenses of education (including registration fee, • PROGRESSIVE AND DIRECTIONAL travel, meals and lodging) undertaken to maintain and improveprofessional skills. (See U.S. Treas. Regulation 1.162.5.) SOLIDIFICATIONThe Cast Metals Institute has been reviewed and approved as an Au- thorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 8405 Greensboro Drive, Suite 800, McLean, VA 22102. Cla s s T i m e s : T u e s da y 8 : 1 5 am - 4 : 0 0 p m , W e dne s da y 8 :3 0 am - 4 : 0 0 p m , T h u r s day 8 :3 0 am - 4 : 0 0 p m , F r i day 8 :3 0 am - 2 : 1 5 p m