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Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

More than 150 individuals have already learned from this introductory workshop, which helps to familiarize participants with current additive manufacturing (AM) processes; current AM practice for metals, polymers, and ceramics; modeling of AM processes, microstructural evolution, and service properties; and current challenges and research opportunities.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

As the Additive Manufacturing industry moves towards series industrial production, the need for standardization covering all aspects of the technology and for robust qualification and certification (Q&C) procedures for AM components continues to grow. This short course reviews the current standardization landscape, as well as Q&C considerations and best practices from industry and regulatory perspectives. Current standardization gaps, challenges, and opportunities will be also discussed, along with additional insights into evolving Q&C methods and framework.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

This full-day workshop, aimed at experienced Atom-Probe Tomography (APT) users, will provide a comprehensive view of the state-of-the-art of the atom-probe technique. The course will cover the basic physics of field-evaporation and time-of-flight mass spectroscopy, a review of sample preparation techniques, and best practice analytical parameters for a variety of materials. The course will conclude with an intensive hands-on session covering advanced features of the CAMECA interactive visualization and analysis software.

Held in Conjunction with TMS 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • San Antonio, Texas, USA

This workshop will provide basic information on the safe use of powders, as well as handling and storage to maximize quality of the powders and consolidated parts. Using a combination of instructor presentations and open discussion sessions, this workshop will help attendees examine multiple topics including powder science, safety regulations and guidelines, best lab and manufacturing practices, and case studies from industry and research.

May 6-10, 2019 • Athens, Greece

The 2019 Aluminum Cast Shop Science and Technology Course (Cast Shop 19) is an intensive five-day professional development opportunity focused on key cast shop processes for primary and secondary aluminum smelters. The course will teach participants ways to solve problems in their own cast shops, while demonstrating techniques used in plants around the world. This will enable attendees to achieve economic production of high quality products in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.
TMS is the globally recognized leader for practical, solutions-based professional development courses for the aluminum industry. Starting with the first course in 1995, TMS has partnered with world class experts to develop and deliver aluminum courses that provide the latest tools and techniques for solving current problems and anticipating future challenges. Sign up to receive e-mail updates and learn more about TMS offerings here.