PBE Reference & Buyers Guide

2014-2015

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34 PBE August 2014 for individuals beyond the beginner's level and consists of 12 separate lessons that take a cause-and-effect approach. Lessons cover various processes on the line, includ- ing the operator's roles and responsibilities at each part of the line, proper equipment use, safety, sanitation, pre-operation checks, and more. Contact Kathy Kinter, 443-545-1645 (kkinter@thebcma.org, www.thebcma.org). GLASS Glass Technology. Offered by ASM Inter- national and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 16 lessons and 3 examinations. With an emphasis on production technology and glass technol- ogy, topics include commercial glass compositions, glass-to-metal seals, grind- ing and polishing, process control, and health and safety issues. Contact ASM cus- tomer service, 440-338-5151 (member servicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org). MAINTENANCE Gaskets and Bolted Flange Connec- tions. Offered by the New Standard Institute. CD-ROM-based training course covers the importance of achieving a good flanged connection to limit emissions in valves, compressors, pumps, and other flanged equipment. Topics include gasket terminology and selection criteria; gasketed joint mechanics; functions of bolts, studs, and nuts; establishing a flange connection program; and flange leakage and mainte- nance. Contact the New Standard Institute, 203-783-1582 (nsi@newstandardinsti tute.com, www.newstandardinstitute.com). Machine Vibration Basics. Offered by the New Standard Institute. CD-ROM-based training course explains the physical bases for vibration monitoring, covers vibration analysis through identification of discreet frequencies, and provides problem-solving examples of machinery problems. Contact the New Standard Institute, 203-783-1582 ( n s i @ n e w s t a n d a r d i n s t i t u t e . c o m , www.newstandardinstitute.com). Shutdowns, Turnarounds, and Out- ages. Offered by the New Standard Institute. CD-ROM-based training course teaches modern project management methods to enable professionals to identify, plan, staff, and coordinate maintenance to minimize downtime and related costs. Topics include identifying needed work, defining the scope of work, and planning a shutdown. Contact the New Standard Insti- tute, 203-783-1582 (nsi@newstandard institute.com, www.newstandardinstitute .com). MATERIALS Aluminum and Its Alloys. Offered by ASM International's Materials Engineering Insti- tute (MEI). Course consists of 15 lessons, including an introduction to aluminum, extractive metallurgy, solidification and phase diagrams, aluminum alloy systems, aluminum casting principles and practice, hot- and cold-working aluminum alloys, and more. Contact ASM customer service, 440- 338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asm international.org, www.asminternational .org). Corrosion. Offered by ASM International's Materials Engineering Institute (MEI). Course consists of 15 lessons focused on understanding corrosion, including how to recognize and define corrosion problems, how to develop and implement corrosion- control programs, and corrosion test methods and result interpretation. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Elements of Metallurgy. Offered by ASM International's Materials Engineering Insti- tute (MEI). Course includes 14 lessons consisting of an intensive introduction to the principles of metallurgy and its practical application in various fields of metals and alloy production, testing, and manufacturing processes, including an understanding of ore extraction, metalforming, phase dia- grams, corrosion, and heat treating. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Fundamentals and Applications of Powder Metallurgy. Offered by ASM Inter- national's Materials Engineering Institute (MEI). Course consists of 15 lessons and includes a powder metallurgy handbook. Topics include products and processing overview, powder production and characteri- zation, compacting, sintering, porous materials, hot consolidation of metal pow- ders, and powder metallurgy applications. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338- 5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Materials Science for Industry. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 16 lessons and includes an engineer's textbook of materials science. Course pro- vides an overview of modern materials, including metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites. Contact ASM customer ser- vice, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter @asminternational.org, www.asminter national.org). Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist. Offered by ASM International. Course con- sists of 15 videotapes that provide a concise and thorough overview of metallurgy as it's applied in industry today. Topics include extraction of metals from mineral ores, pro- duction of raw materials such as ingots and billets, fabrication into usable products, methods of joining, corrosion and its preven- tion, and inspection techniques. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna- tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Nickel and Nickel Alloys. Offered by ASM International. Course consists of 14 lessons providing an overview of nickel alloys and their use and an explanation of why nickel and its alloys are better than ferrous materi- als for specific applications. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (mem berservicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org). Principles of Failure Analysis. Offered by ASM International. Course consists of 15 lessons covering general procedures for failure analysis; types of failure and stress; ductile and brittle fractures; fatigue, wear, corrosion, and elevated-temperature fail- ures; and failures of cast and wrought ferrous metals, welded, brazed, and sol- dered joints, and tools and dies. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Refractory Technology. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 25 lessons providing comprehensive informa- tion about and training in refractory technology and its various applications. Con- tact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminternational .org, www.asminternational.org). Stainless Steels. Offered by ASM Interna- tional. Course consists of 15 lessons covering the physical metallurgy of stainless steels; properties of austenitic, martensitic, and ferritic stainless steels; heat- and corro- sion-resistant alloy casings; properties of precipitation-hardening steels; heat treating; forging, machining, cleaning, and finishing; cold forming; deep drawing; metallurgy of welding stainless steels; joining stainless steels; corrosion of metals; corrosion-resis- tance of stainless steels; and stainless steels at high temperatures. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (mem berservicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org). Titanium and Its Alloys. Offered by ASM International. Course covers the mechani- cal properties and testing of alloys and how to work, join, and machine titanium. Topics include principles of alloying titanium, defor- mation and recrystallization of titanium and titanium alloys, machining and chemical shaping, titanium applications, and many others. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter @asminternational.org, www.asminter national.org).

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