Technology Committees

Hot Sheet Rolling Technology Committee Meeting

Date: 23 February 2016
Location: The Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park • Birmingham, AL, USA
Plant Tour: ACIPCO

►Agenda (PDF)
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Hotel Arrangements

The Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park
8 Perimeter Park S
Birmingham, AL 35243
Reserve by 6 February 2016 for AIST Room Rate of $139 plus tax
For reservations, call +1.800.567.6647 

7 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Finalize AISTech sessions

  • Papers due to AIST (15 February)

  • Author Registration deadline (1 March)

  • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (15 March)

  • Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair


Nominations for committee officers for 2016/2017


Finalize committee roundup for November 2016


Technology Training Conference review


Discuss AIST Process Benchmarking 

Discussion items


Topic: Work Roll Cooling

  • Presentation – TBD


Topic: New concepts for Descaling

  • Presentation – TBD


Producer Update Presentations & Discussions

Each producer mill is asked to be prepared to speak and present on the following suggested topics. Unless otherwise indicated by the presenter, all but the safety portion will be considered off-the-record and remain out of the meeting minutes. This will be the case for all open-discussion during the meeting.


Safety Update: Recent experiences to share, lessons learned, hazards others may have, successes to share, new/improved PPE or other safety-related equipment to show or discuss. Please bring pictures, videos, and/or actual objects to share if possible.


Quality Update: Any product quality related trends, setbacks, or successes you wish to share.


Production/Maintenance Update: Any production or maintenance related trends, setbacks, or successes you wish to share.


Capital Projects Update: Any new or revamped equipment or facilities you wish to share.


Next meeting

During AISTech 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA

  • Tuesday, 17 May 2016

  • Noon to 1:30 pm


Fall 2016 meeting

  • Date:?

  • Location:?

  • Topic:?

  • Joint meeting?


Spring 2017 meeting

  • Date:?

  • Location:?

  • Topic:?

  • Joint meeting?


Chair conclusion



1 p.m.

Plant Tour ACIPCO

  • 1501 31st Ave. N, Birmingham, AL 35207

  • 205.325.7701

5 p.m.