An overview of common manufacturing processes for product realization, material selection, automation and disruptive manufacturing technologies.
£300 per person
Who should attend?
Suitable for anyone wishing to gain/improve their knowledge of manufacturing, modern manufacturing processes and their link to materials.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.
- Improved knowledge of material selection.
- Highlights processing considerations with respect to final product design, performance and cost.
- Potential to improve the efficient use of time and materials.
- Overview of manufacturing
- Material structure and properties
- Powder metallurgy
- Surface Treatments
- Heat treatments and annealing
- Introduction to Lean Engineering
- Material and Process Selection
- Including Common Engineering Materials
- Future: The Latest Trends in Manufacturing Technology (including additive layer manufacturing), 4th Industrial revolution, Cyber Manufacturing Systems, the Smart Factory, internet of Things.
Assessment40% in class assessment
60% formal 2hr exam
DatesDay 1: Wednesday 6th November
Day 2: Thursday 7th November
Day 3: Friday 8th November
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.
LocationEbbw Vale Innovation Centre
An understanding of a broad range of joining techniques including welding, riveting, fasteners and adhesives.
The course provides an in-depth description of the most widely used arc welding processes, an understanding of both material and weld metallurgy, the benefit of key testing regimes, and an appreciation of the causes and solutions for typical weld defects.