1 Sponsored by the Brimacombe Continuous Casting Society Dr. J. Keith Brimacombe COURSE. Casting . Continuous . BRIMACOMBE. BRIMACOMBE. Continuous Casting . COURSE. Continuous Casting of Steel Billets, Blooms and Slabs April 16 to April 20, 2018. Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, Canada V6E 3T3. Brimacombe Continuous Casting Course 2018. Continuous Casting of Steel Billets, Blooms and Slabs Time Monday, April 16 to Friday, April 20 CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION. 7:00 to 6:00 The Brimacombe Continuous Casting Society . Mary Jansepar, Course Coordinator Place Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel Department of Materials Engineering 1133 West Hastings Street The University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada V6E 3T3 Room 309 - 6350 Stores Road Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4. Fee Either $2,850 CDN or $2,850 US.
2 Telephone: (604) 822-2676 (Mary Jansepar). WHO WILL BENEFIT Facsimile: (604) 822-3619. The Brimacombe Continuous Casting Course Email: is designed for people who are concerned (Mary Jansepar). with controlling and improving the quality Website: and production rate of continuously cast Steel shapes. Persons who will benefit include shop COURSE CO-DIRECTORS: floor operating personnel, quality control and Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera research personnel, management personnel Dr. Edward S. Szekeres and individuals in support industries associated with Continuous Casting . COURSE DESCRIPTION. Topics to be covered include chemical interactions, Steel cleanliness, transfer operations, fluid flow, tundish metallurgy, mould design/behaviour, spray systems, heat extraction, solidification, segregation, electromagnetic stirring, crack formation and newer technologies such as thin slab Casting .
3 The Course offers a practical understanding ** The Brimacombe Continuous Casting Society of the Continuous - Casting process and quality is a Canadian non-profit organization. **. based on fundamental principles, and deals with problems commonly experienced in production. Much of what will be presented and discussed is based on our research, some of it unpublished, which spans a twenty-five year time period. Course Lecture Schedule Brimacombe Continuous Casting Course 2018. Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel 1133 West Hastings Street Vancouver, Canada V6E 3T3. Sunday, April 15th Wednesday, April 18th 5:30 - 8:00 COCKTAIL RECEPTION (with light buffet) 7:00 - 7:30 Continental Breakfast, Ballroom Foyer Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel 7:30 - 9:45 Strand Solidification on a Macroscale . Ballroom Foyer, 2nd Floor Empirical Methods (ESS).
4 9:45 - 10:00 BREAK. 10:00 - 11:00 Solidification on a Microscale and Monday, April 16th 11:00 - 12:00 Solidification-Related Imperfections (ESS). 7:00 - 7:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration 12:00 - 1:15 LUNCH BREAK. Confirmation, Ballroom Foyer 1:15 - 2:30 Mould Heat Transfer (BGT). 7:30 - 8:00 Welcome to Course (ESS) 2:30 - 3:15 Below-Mould Heat Transfer (BGT). 8:00 - 8:30 Tribute to Keith Brimacombe (IVS) 3:15 - 3:30 BREAK. 8:30 - 8:45 BREAK 3:30 - 4:30 Intermixing During Grade Transitions (BGT). 8:45 - 9:15 Brief Introduction to Continuous Casting 4:30 - 5:30 High Temperature Mechanical Properties Systems (ESS) of Steel (BGT). 9:15 - 10:15 Considerations in Caster Operation (RJO). 10:15 - 11:00 Inclusion Defects (RJO) Thursday, April 19th 11:00 - 12:00 Chemistry Control (RJO) 7:00 - 8:00 Canadian Breakfast in the Vistas 360.
5 12:00 - 1:15 LUNCH BREAK (19th Floor). 1:15 - 2:00 Slags for Ladle and Tundish (RJO) 8:00 - 9:30 Crack Formation (IVS). 2:00 - 2:45 Slag-Metal Interface Phenomena (RJO) 9:30 - 9:40 Presentation of Course Certificates 2:45 - 3:00 BREAK 9:40 - 10:00 BREAK (Divide Lecture Room). 3:00 - 4:00 Cleanliness Control (RJO) 10:00 - 11:00 * I Billet Mould Design, Operation, and 5:00 Walk to Marina Maintenance (IVS). 6:00 - 9:00 HARBOUR CRUISE WITH COCKTAILS AND II Nozzle Design and Flow Issues in Slab DINNER (SPOUSES INCLUDED) Casting (BGT). 11:00 - 12:00 pm Billet Mould Tapers, Oil Lubrication and Billet Quality (IVS). Tuesday, April 17th II Slab Mould Behaviour (BGT). 7:00 - 7:30 Continental Breakfast, Ballroom Foyer 12:00 - 1:15 LUNCH BREAK. 7:30 - 10:00 Caster Operation to Minimize Oxide 1:15 - 3:00 Mould Oscillation and Upsets in Billet Defects (RJO) Casting (IVS).
6 10:00 - 10:15 BREAK II Slab Mould Tapers, Slag Lubrication 10:15 - 12:00 Basic Aspects of Moulds (BGT) and Quality (BGT). 12:00 - 1:15 LUNCH BREAK 3:00 - 3:15 BREAK. 1:15 - 2:30 Aspects of Mould Oscillation (ESS) 3:15 - 4:15 I Defects in Billet Casting Wrap up (IVS). 2:30 - 3:30 Mould Powders (RJO) II Online Detection of Breakouts and 3:30 - 3:45 BREAK Slab Quality Problems (BGT). 3:45 - 5:30 Fluid Flow in the Mould (BGT) 4:15 - 5:30 I Panel Discussion on Billet Casting (IVS/ESS). II Panel Discussions on Slabs /Bloom Casting (RJO/BGT). NOTE: Audio and/or video taping of lectures is not permitted. Friday, April 20th 7:00 - 7:30 Continental Breakfast, Ballroom Foyer *Groups divided into billets and 7:30 - 8:45 Spray Cooling and Related Defects (IVS). Slabs / Blooms for simultaneous sessions. 8:45 - 9:00 BREAK. 9:00 - 10:00 Casting Defects and Product Performance Case Studies (BGT & RJO).
7 10:00 - 11:30 Containment in the Submould Region (ESS). 11:30 - 12:00 Challenges in High Speed Casting (BGT). 12:00 COURSE ENDS. GENERAL INFORMATION Dr. Edward S. Szekeres: Principal Consultant, Casting The Course will be held at the Pinnacle Vancouver Consultants, Inc. His experience includes over twenty Harbourfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The hotel years at Steel Research plus over is located at 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, 30 years as an independent consultant on Continuous Canada V6E 3T3. A limited block of rooms has been Casting . Expert on solidification and caster design. reserved for course attendees at a reduced rate. This Dr. Ronald J. O'Malley: Professor and also Director special rate only applies to room reservations made on of the Kent D. Peaslee Steelmaking Manufacturing or before March 14, 2018, so MAKE YOUR RESERVATION Research Center, Missouri University of Science &.
8 EARLY! Room reservations can most easily be made Technology. Previous positions: Researcher, Armco via links on our website < >. Inc.'s Technology Center, chief metallurgist at Nucor The website also includes a phone number for the Steel Decatur LLC. AIST Distinguished Member and hotel. However, to obtain the special rate when making Fellow. Expertise in clean Steel and thin-slab Continuous reservations by phone you must STATE THAT YOU ARE Casting technologies. ATTENDING THE BRIMACOMBE Continuous Casting . COURSE. The most convenient means of transportation REGISTRATION. between the Vancouver International Airport and the Registration is easily made on our website or by Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel is by taxi (about completing the form below and sending it in either by $35). An alternative means is via the Canada Line FAX or EMAIL.
9 When you register for the course, both SkyTrain at a cost of $ The exit station is within 3 an information letter and an invoice will be emailed to blocks of the Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel. you. For registration to be complete, the full fee must You can buy tickets from the ticket vending machines be sent to the address given below by March 14, 2018. located at the Canada Line Station in the airport. Payment can be either by cheque (preferred) or by An informative guide to Vancouver travel and other wire transfer. Upon payment, a confirmation number attractions can be found at: will be issued and the registration process is complete. Many excellent restaurants are located A confirmation number is required for admittance. If within easy walking distance of the hotel. Western the fee is not prepaid, the application will be cancelled business casual is typical dress for the Course.
10 On March 15. Registration after March 14 is subject to CITIZENS: PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST POSSESS A space availability and must be accompanied by the VALID PASSPORT FOR CUSTOMS. fee. A cancellation charge of 20% of the fee will be levied for withdrawal of a registration after March 14. INSTRUCTORS The Brimacombe Continuous Casting Society reserves Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera: Senior Advisor, Bennett the right to cancel or reschedule the course. Jones LLP. Member of the National Academy of Engineering. Previously President and Vice-Chancellor, THE BRIMACOMBE Continuous Casting SOCIETY. University of Alberta and Vice President Research, Mary Jansepar, Course Coordinator University of British Columbia. Expert in heat flow and Department of Materials Engineering stress analysis with extensive experience in mould The University of British Columbia design and its effect on quality.