Sheet Process & Finishing Lines


Schedule

27 February–3 March 2022Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre Hotel • Indianapolis, IN, USA


Sunday, 27 February 2022

4 p.m.

Registration

5 p.m.

Reception

Monday, 28 February 2022

7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.

Introductions, Overview, Definition of General Terms

8:40 a.m.

Take Control of Safety

9 a.m.

Process Line Design Fundamentals

10 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Incoming Material

Noon 

Lunch

1 p.m.

Control Basics

1:45 p.m.

Coil Joining Using Resistance Welding

2:05 p.m.

Laser Welding for Coil Joining

2:25 p.m.

Laser UT in-line diagnostic of weld quality for coil joining
Marc Choquet, Tecnar Automation Ltee
A new technology has been patented and will shortly be available to perform a live diagnostic of the quality of weld found in coil-joining activities. The new tool is mounted right on the welding station and provides in a matter of seconds both the level of fusion of the coils and the level of cristallisation, in other words the heat input, that was transferred to the weld joint.

2:45 p.m.

Break

3 p.m.

Pickling: Carbon and Stainless Steel

3:45 p.m.

Clean Section Process Technology

4:30 p.m.

Leveling Lines

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.

The Chemical Process of Steel Strip Cleaning and How to Enhance Performance

9 a.m.

Annealing

10 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m.

Skinpass/Temper Rolling

Noon

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Plant Tour of Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Heartland Division

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.

Automated Surface Inspection of Sheet and Finished Product

8:45 a.m.

Flatness Measurement and Control

9:30 a.m.

Break

9:45 a.m.

Continuous Hot-Dip Galvanizing

10:45 a.m.

Tinplating — As Relevant Now as Ever

11:30 a.m.

Paint Lines

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Conversion Coatings: Oiling, Phosphate, Chromate, Plating, Acrylic

2 p.m.

Slitting Lines-Basic Introduction

3 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m.

Slitting Mechanics and Slitter Tooling for Modern Metal Processing

4 p.m.

Packaging of Coils and Sheets

4:30 p.m.

Conference Adjourns