Event Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018
FIA is pleased to offer one of its most popular and comprehensive training programs - Theory and Applications of Forging and Die Design from June 11-14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The course is facilitated by a team of industry experts and engineering professors who work together to carefully explain the principles and practices of forging. Over the years, this program has continued to evolve and expand, offering insights into the latest forging technology and metal flow simulation software.
More than 2,500 forging professionals have attended the Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design over the last 49 years. Now, in its 50th year, we’re anticipating our most successful program to date.
Course topics include:
Factors Affecting the Forging Process
Mechanical Behavior of Metals
Stress Encountered in Forging
Predicting Forging Loads: Simple Upsetting and Impression Die Forging
Forging Die Failures
Performing for Impression Die Forging
Impression Die Forging
Die Block Design
Trimming, Special Processes
Economics in Die Design
Effect of Shape on Forging Pressure and Die Filling
Extending Die Life by Design
Die Wear in Hot Forging
Guidelines for Precision Hot Forging
Manufacture of Close-Tolerance Forging Dies
Concurrent Part Engineering and Die Manufacturing
Click here to view our growing list of participating companies.
Forging Industry Association Headquarters Building
1111 Superior Avenue
4th Floor Conference Center
Cleveland, OH 44114
These nearby hotels offer competitive rates:
DoubleTree Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside - 216-241-5100
Westin Cleveland Downtown - 866-716-8108
Hampton Inn Cleveland-Downtown - 216-241-6600
Cost to Attend
FIA member: $1,399
*Lunch is included each day.