Continuous Casting


Schedule

8–11 October 2018 • The DoubleTree by Hilton Dearborn • Detroit, MI, USA


Monday, 8 October 2018

4–6 p.m.

Registration

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

7 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Historical Perspective of Continuous Casting

8:45 a.m.

Break

9 a.m.

Continuous Casting Design and Technology (Slab and Long Products)

10 a.m.

Break

 10:15 a.m.

Principles of Mold Flux Technology — An Operator’s Guide to Continuous Casting Flux

11 a.m.

Initial Solidification and Oscillation Mark Formation

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m.

Sources of Reoxidation and Why to Avoid

2 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.

Caster Breakouts

3:15 p.m. 

Break

3:30 p.m. 

Caster Quality Defects and Their Potential Causes — Slab and Billet Quality

5 p.m.

Adjourn

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

 7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.

Mold Copper Alloys, Design and Influence of Operating Factors on Performance

9 a.m.

Break

9:15 a.m. 

Mold and Copper Maintenance

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Caster Roll Maintenance and Overlay Technologies

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Plant Tour of AK Steel – Dearborn Works

 4 p.m.

Panel Discussion

 5 p.m.

Reception

Thursday, 11 October 2018

7 a.m.

Breakfast

8 a.m.

Billet and Bloom Caster Operations and Maintenance

9 a.m.

Break

9:15 a.m. 

Caster Hydraulics — Failure Modes and Preventive Maintenance

10 a.m. 

Break

10:15 a.m.

Caster Secondary Cooling and Water Treatment and Spray Nozzles for the Steel Industry

11:15 a.m.

Caster Bearings — Types of Bearings, Failure Modes and Preventive Maintenance

Noon

Conference Adjourn