Heating Technology for Forging Workshop: Gas & Induction

Event Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Wednesday, December 5, 2018


FIA has expanded its Induction Heating for Forging Workshop into the Heating Technology for Forging Workshop, a two-day training that includes gas heating for forging and induction heating for forging. Attendees are welcome to register for the entire workshop or for an individual day. 


The Heating Technology for Forging Workshop is targeted to set-up and maintenance employees, forge foreman, forge equipment operators and plant engineers. This training will be generic and applicable to all sizes and brands of forging induction heating systems and equipment.



Gas Heating for Forging
        Nutec Bickley
        Fives North American Combustion

Induction Heating for Forging
        Inductoheat, Inc.
        Interpower Induction USA
        Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic




December 4, 2018
Gas Heating for Forging


7:30 a.m.                Registration & Breakfast

8:00 a.m.                Workshop Begins
                               • Understanding of combustion fundamentals
                               • An in-depth view into the components of a typical combustion system
                               • A working Knowledge for successful burner management
                               • Furnace Pressure Basics

10:15 a.m.               Break

10:30 a.m.               Workshop Resumes
                               • Furnace Construction and Design
                               • Ceramic Fiber Manufacturing, Installation and Maintenance


12: 00 p.m.              Lunch


12:30 p.m.               Depart for Hands on Combustion Laboratory Visit
                                Fives North American Combustion, Inc.
                                4455 East 71st Street Cleveland, Ohio
                               *transportation provided


1:00 p.m.                  Tour of NA R&D and Shop 1
                                • Combustion System Training Rig
                                • Regenerative Forge Furnace
                                • Low NOx and Temperature Uniformity Demonstration
                                • Conventional cold air technology Demonstration


4:00 p.m.                  Closing Discussion

5:00 p.m.                  Return to FIA Headquarters


6:00 – 8:00 p.m.        Heating Technology Workshop Dinner
                                  Hofbrauhaus Cleveland
                                 1550 Chester Ave. Cleveland, OH
                                 *Joint with Induction Heating Registrants


December 5, 2018
Induction Heating for Forging


7:30 a.m.                  Registration & Breakfast

8:00 a.m.                  Workshop Begins
                                • Basics of Induction Heating
                                • Induction Heating Power Supplies
                                • Material Handling Systems
                                • Induction Coil Design and Repair


12:00 p.m.                Lunch


1:00 p.m.                  Workshop Resumes
                                • Electrical Control Systems
                                • Water Cooling Systems
                                • Preventative Maintenance
                                • Open Q&A Discussion

                                The day’s presenters will be available to take additional questions.


4:00 p.m.                  Adjourn



To register for the Heating Technology for Forging Workshop, click on the button below or complete the registration form  and return it to Kathy Edwards at kathy@forging.org or fax it to 216-781-0102. 



1111 Superior Avenue
Fourth Floor Conference Center
Cleveland, OH 44114



A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside. The discounted group rate is $149 per night plus applicable taxes. Attendees can make their reservations by calling (216) 241-5100 and mentioning Forging Industry Association.  The deadline for this special room rate is November 26, 2018.



Click here to learn more about the sponsorship opportunities that are available for the Heating Technology for Forging Workshop. 



For questions about the Heating Technology for Forging Workshop, please contact Kathy Edwards at kathy@forging.org or (216) 781-6260.