Technology Committees

Hot Sheet Rolling Technology Committee Meeting

26–27 September 2019DoubleTree Birmingham Perimeter Park • Birmingham, AL USA

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Tour of Nucor-Tubular


DoubleTree Birmingham Perimeter Park
8 Perimeter Park South
Birmingham, AL 35243
Reserve by 9 September for AIST Room Rate of US$125
For reservations, call +1.800.567.6647 or book online

AIST technology committee members are asked to print out the latest revised meeting agenda from our website one week prior to this meeting.

Thursday September 26, 2019

8 a.m.

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

Main agenda items


AISTech session development – Rajat Bathla and Bill Remley Paper Co-Chairs

  • Selection of Abstracts (Due by 15 Sept) 

  • Determine session structure (Due by 30 Oct) including session titles & session chairs

  • Review Papers Chair and Session Chair instructions


Finalize call for papers for next year, Currently this reads 
“Hot ferrous sheet rolling mills and facilities: new, revamps and modernizations. New or revised technologies in width, shape productivity, quality, etc. Processing new steel chemistries such as TRIP, TWIP and dual-phase. Steering and camber control.”

10:15 a.m.

Depart for Tour:  Nucor-Tubular, address:  3525 Richard Arrington, Jr., Blvd. - Birmingham, AL 35234, carpooling encouraged



1 p.m.

Main agenda items, meeting will be continued at Nucor-Tubular

  • AIST Leadership Conference – Solicit any discussion items/concerns from the TC to be discussed at the LDC

  • Discussions from Digital Transformation Committee Liaison – Rob Brunelli

  • Technology committee award planning – Rajat Bathla and Bill Remley Co-Paper Chairs

    • Review Conference Planning Committee meeting

  • Finalize committee roundup (recommended completion:  31-Aug-2019)

  • Technology Training conference – Nancy Hake, Technology Training Conference Chair

  • Discuss AIST International Study tour – Rob Brunelli and Amy Beard Program Co-Chairs


Discussion items

  1. <Producer Presentations to filled in by Committee Chair>

  2. Metallurgical characteristics of Hydrogen embrittlement in Pipe products - DGS Metallurgical Solutions Inc.

  3. Pipe forming equipment, a Description of the Production machinery at Paragon Industries Inc. – Sapulpa, Oklahoma (by David Johnson, AIST Pipe & Tube Committee Chairman)

2:30 p.m.



Next meeting


Chair conclusion

5 p.m.