The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101
The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101 was held on 9–12 September 2013 at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pa., USA. The conference had 53 attendees, including three students whose attendance was sponsored by the AIST Foundation’s Steel to Students Training Program.
Jeremy A.T. Jones, Tenova Core, opened the program on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 with a discussion on the history of the steel industry, ironmaking and steelmaking, secondary steelmaking, and the solidification of steel.
Bob Greuter, Danieli Corp., continued the course on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 with a discussion focused on end products, rolling, steel types and properties, classification of defects and downstream processing.
The course wrapped up with a tour of TMK IPSCO Koppel Tubulars Corp., Koppel and Ambridge Plants on Thursday, 12 September 2013.