Ductile Iron Production Seminar Wrap Up
Rolling Meadows, IL
The spring session of the Ductile Iron Societys Production Seminar was held at the Holiday Inn in Rolling Meadows, IL on March 18-19, 2008. The seminar was attended by 18 individuals from different producers and associates companies.
The first day started off with Jim Csonka of Hickman, Williams & Company covering basic ductile iron metallurgy, materials and practices.
part of the morning was Fred Linebarger of Miller & Company covering
processing, treatment methods, inoculation and handling of ductile iron.
After lunch Fred concluded his presentation, and then Gene Muratore of Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium presented gating and risering practices.
second morning, Tim Dorn of Applied Process, Inc. made a presentation on
quality control procedures and then ended the seminar with a summary of
austemper ductile iron.
seminar concluded the group gave us a positive feedback on the presentations
and the technical content. We hope that other members or even
non-members will take advantage and attend future seminars.
go out to the four gentlemen and their respective companies for the donation
of time in making this seminar a great success.
Ductile Iron Society