Hot Sheet and Plate Rolling Fundamentals — Practical Training Seminar
4–7 March 2024 • Omni Corpus Christi Hotel • Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
About the Program
This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of hot rolling steel strip and plate. The course covers fundamentals, metallurgical and quality requirements, equipment, rolling theory, control, rolls, temperature control, measurement, safety, maintenance and reliability, and new technology. Attendees will leave this course with a better understanding of the basic metallurgy involved; the different types of products and their attributes; the types of rolling mills and equipment; rolling theory; the latest technologies involved in hot rolling; safety aspects; production measures; maintenance practices and much more. There will be opportunities to discuss issues and solve problems during this interactive course. A full-day parallel session will be devoted to discrete plate and Steckel rolling, and tours will be offered of sheet and plate rolling operations.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who would like to expand their knowledge and understanding of hot strip mills, Steckel mills, plate mills and hot rolling. This includes electrical, mechanical, lubrication and metallurgical engineers; maintenance personnel; operators; management; commercial; and those responsible for quality assurance and safety. Equipment manufacturers and service suppliers would also benefit from this course.
Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) Program
AIST recently launched the Bring Your Own Young Professional (BYOYP) program to encourage our members to help boost the next generation’s involvement in AIST and the steel industry. If you are an AIST member and are bringing a Young Professional (age 30 and under) to the conference, you can receive a free gift. All you have to do is enter their contact information on the registration form when you sign up for the conference. Find out more information about the program here.
Professional Development Hours
This course may qualify for up to 26.25 Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits. Each attendee will receive a certificate listing the quantity of PDH credits earned for this course. This course is not approved for PDH credit in New York, Florida, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
AIST’s Hot Sheet Rolling and Plate Rolling Technology Committees.
Previous Course Program
19–22 September 2022 • Starkville, MS, USA