Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE)
Center for Heat Treating Excellence

CHTE Fall Meeting 2007

November 6 - 7, 2007
NADCA Headquarters
241 Holbrook
Wheeling, IL 60090-5809

Agenda

Tuesday, November 6
TitleEvent
6:30 - 9 p.m.

Reception & Dinner
Tuscany Restaurant
550 S Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL
(847) 465-9988

Wednesday, November 7
TitleEvent
7:45 a.m. - 8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Comments
B. Harris

8:10 a.m.- 8:25 a.m.

Opening Comments - Update on WPI/MPI and CHTE
D. Apelian

8:25 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Commercialization (10 min.)
R. Sisson / D. Apelian

Strategic Planning Process (10 min.)
B. Bernard

8:45 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

Characterization, Evaluation, and Removal of Surface Contamination from Pre and Post Heat Treat Processing
(CHTE Project) - K. Rong

9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Aging Cycle Optimization for Aluminum Alloys
(CHTE Project) - R. Sisson / M. Maniruzzaman

10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Break

10:20 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Atmosphere vs. Vacuum Carburizing Fatigue Test Comparison
(CHTE Project) - R. Sisson / K. Rong

10:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Report on DOE-Sponsored Projects and Other MPI (Heat Treat) Related Projects

Reporting on DOE-Sponsored Projects
(10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.)

  • Innovative SSM Processing - Continuous Rheoconversion Process (CR) (20 min.)
    Q. Pan, D. Apelian, M. Maklouf

Reporting on MPI Sponsored Projects
(11:10 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.)

  • Modeling the Heat Treatment Response of P/M Components (PMRC) (20 min.)
    V. Warke, M. Makhlouf, R. Sisson

New Proposals to NIST-ATP (TIP)
(11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

  • Mini-Mills of Aluminum (15 min.)
    (wTe, Apogee, WPI)
    D. Apelian
  • Die Casting of Steel (15 min.)
    (Hoeganaes, Buhler, WPI)
    D. Apelian
12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch will be available during Break Out Sessions

12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Aging Cycle Optimization For Aluminum Alloys (R. Sisson / M. Maniruzzaman )
  • Atmosphere vs. Vacuum Carburizing Fatigue Test Comparison ( R. Sisson )
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Characterization, Evaluation and Removal of Surface Contamination from Pre and Post Heat Treat Processing (K. Rong / R. Sisson)

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Reconvene
Reporting Out of Focus Group Discussions

  • Cleaning (CHTE Project) - K. Rong
  • Carburization/Fatigue (CHTE Project) - R. Sisson
  • Aging Cycle (CHTE Project) - M. Maniruzzaman
3:30 p.m.

Adjourn

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