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Heat Treatment

Duration: 1 Days
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Lunch, refreshments and a full set of course notes will be provided during the course.
A full Syllabus can be supplied on request.
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Heat Treatment

The course is designed to provide students with an appreciation of the principles of the heat treatment of steels and aluminium alloys to satisfy the requirements of Nadcap and other quality audit schemes.

The course comprises three modules which deal with the principles of heat treatment, the heat treatment of steels, and the heat treatment of aluminium alloys respectively.

Standards such as BS M 54 are introduced as appropriate.

Students are assessed for comprehension and progress during the course, via a structured series of both theoretical and practical phase assessments, which facilitate counselling and assistance where required. On request a formal end of course examination can be conducted.

The course includes but is not limited to:-

The use of heat treatment to produce required metallurgical properties.
Cooling curves and equilibrium diagrams
Heat treatment of steels, Hardenability, Strength, and Toughness
Case hardening, Carburising, and Nitriding, De-carburising
Re-heat treatment, Re-tempering, Annealing, and Normalising
Heat treatment of Aluminium alloys, Annealing, Solution treatment
Natural ageing, Artificial ageing, Over ageing
Explanation of the heat treatment of Aluminium alloys
Control testing

Lunch, refreshments, and a complete set of course notes will be provided during the course.

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