Steel Industry Webinars

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The Association for Iron & Steel Technology’s (AIST) webinars bring together industry experts to discuss topics and events impacting the steel community. Please join us to hear insight from steel producers, suppliers and academia as they navigate the continually evolving steelmaking process. Unless otherwise noted, our webinars are FREE for AIST members. Please check the individual webinar for details.

Upcoming Webinars:

 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION  |  HOT SHEET ROLLING  |  CRANES  |  KENT PEASLEE MEMORIAL WEBINAR  METALLURGY  |  LONG PRODUCTS

 

STEEL 2020: THE UNPRECEDENTED IMPACT OF COVID-19

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 • 10 a.m.12:30 p.m. EDT

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In this three-part series, attendees will learn about a variety of digitalization applications-related topics that were originally scheduled for presentation at AISTech 2020. Part one begins with “Spray Cooling Prediction in Continuous Casting” and “Steel Continuous Annealing Line Simulation.” The second webinar will include “Pressure Drop and Flowrate Model of Slidegate Metal Delivery Systems”, “Novel Methodology of Modeling Iron Ore Induration Furnaces” and “Preservation of OpenVMS Control Systems.” The third day will include an overview of condition monitoring, systematic longitudinal cracks classification in slabs, software as a service in the metals industry, and machine learning for process improvement.

DIGITALIZATION APPLICATIONS: DIGITIZED PROCESS ANALYSIS

Thursday, 17 September 2020 • 9–10:30 a.m. EST
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Speakers

Kelvin Erickson, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Haibo Ma, Purdue University Northwest


 

DIGITALIZATION APPLICATIONS: PROCESS OPTIMIZATION

Tuesday, 22​ September 2020 • 9–11 a.m. EST

Speakers

Hamed Olia, Colorado School of Mines
Jayant Borana, Hatch Ltd.
Philip Levin, AK Steel –Middletown Works


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DIGITALIZATION APPLICATIONS: PRODUCT INSPECTIONS WITH BIG DATA

Thursday, 24 September 2020 • 9–11:30 a.m. EST

Speakers

Bradley Kintner, ITR
Borui Li, ITR

Diego Andrade, ANT Automation LLC
Sonja Strasser, Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH​
Gerard Hohenbichler, Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH​
Anil Gandhi, Qualicent Analytics Inc​


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HOT ROLLING COIL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS FOR PIPES
INTENDED FOR  EXTRACTION AND TRANSPORTATION OF 
PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 • Noon EDT

Speaker
Aleksei Ogoltcov, senior manager of product development, JSC Severstal Management

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SCALE FORMATION ON 430 STAINLESS STEEL IN A SIMULATED SLAB COMBUSTION REHEAT FURNACE ATMOSPHERE

Tuesday, 10 November 2020  • Noon–1:00 p.m. EDT

Speaker
Richard Osei, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Moderator
Simon Lekakh, Missouri University of Science and Technology

PECULIARITIES OF POST-ROLLING COOLING OF THE HOT-ROLLED COIL OF ADVANCED HIGH-STRENGTH STEEL

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 • Noon EDT

Speaker
Evgueni Nikitenko, senior research consultant, U. S. Steel Research and Technology Center​


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In this three-day series, attendees will hear about a variety of crane-related topics, beginning with this webinar (Day One) on below-the-hook devices and crane wheels. Day Two will be focused on safety through technologies, practices and inspections. Day Three will present an overview of the new revisions to Technical Report No. 13 - Guide for the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings as well as case studies of crane automation. Each day will conclude with breakout rooms providing attendees the opportunity to engage in technical discussions and networking on topics as they relate to the presentations of the day.

DAY 1 – CRANE WHEEL & BELOW THE HOOK DESIGN

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 • 1 p.m.–3 p.m.​ EDT

Speakers

Mark McGinley, Hall Industries Inc.
Rich Warriner, Virginia Crane-Foley Material Handling Co. Inc.
James Annab, Bradley Lifting


Sponsored by: Morgan Engineering

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DAY 2 – CRANE SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 • 1 p.m.–3 p.m.​ EDT

Speakers

Edgardo La Bruna, Janus Automation
Dave Reynolds, Nucor Steel Gallatin
Tad Dunville and Larry Dunville, Overhead Crane Consulting LLC
Steven Lubeck, Laser-View Technologies


Sponsored by: Morgan Engineering

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DAY 3 – MILL BUILDING DESIGN UPDATES & CRANE AUTOMATION

Thursday, 1 October 2020 • 1 p.m.–3 p.m.​ EDT

Speakers

Tim Bickel, CSD Structural Engineers
Jim Kluck, Columbus McKinnon Corp./Magnetek
Edgardo La Bruna, Janus Automation
Robbie Sturgill, Steel Dynamics Inc. – Flat Roll Group Columbus Division


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KENT D. PEASLEE MEMORIAL WEBINAR:
UNDERSTANDING EFFECTIVE INCLUSION CONTROL WEBINAR


Thursday, 8 October 2020 • 9 a.m. EDT

Speakers

Sridhar Seetharaman, Colorado School of Mines
Stanley Sun, ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P.

 

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In this two-day series, attendees will learn about a variety of metallurgy steelmaking and casting-related topics that were originally scheduled for presentation at AISTech 2020. The first webinar begins with an invited speaker, Prof. Pistorius at Carnegie Mellon University, who will speak on inclusion characterization. Day one continues with “Evaluation of the Iron Content in Non-Metallic Inclusions,” followed by “Peritectic Behavior Detection in the Fe-C-Mn-Al-Si Steel System Using Fiber Optic Temperature Mapping.” The second webinar will present “Hot Tearing Behavior in Steel” and “The Influence of Ti, Nb and V on the Hot Ductility of As-Cast Microalloyed Steels.”

METALLURGY – STEELMAKING & CASTING:
INCLUSION EVOLUTION & CHARACTERIZATION 

Thursday, 22 October 2020 • 9 a.m. EDT


Speakers
Petrus C, Pistorius, Carnegie Mellon University
Alexander Mayerhofer, Montanuniversität Leoben
Mohammad Roman, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Damilola Balogun, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Sponsored by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

METALLURGY – STEELMAKING & CASTING:
IMPACT OF INCLUSION ON MECHANICAL PROPERTIES


Thursday, 29 October 2020 • 9 a.m. EDT


Speakers
Yanru Lu, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Madhuri Varadarajan, Missouri University of Science and Technology




 

 

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF "STATE-OF-THE-ART" LASER
MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENTS

Thursday, 29 October 2020 • 11 a.m. EDT

Speaker
Tom Campbell, North and South America, NEXTSENSE

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ACHIEVING THE LIMIT OF INTERBILLET TIME TO INCREASE BAR MILL PRODUCTION

Thursday, 10 December 2020 • 11 a.m. EDT

Speaker
Francesco Scarlassara, Nidec Industrial Solutions