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Metals and Materials

An understanding of the origins, intrinsic materials characteristics and processing parameters of metals is essential when selecting and specifying an alloy for a given application. Marketing & sales executives also benefit from a deeper understanding of the technical characteristics of their products. This suite of AMRC technical courses provides a working knowledge of the properties and applications of a range of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

Intereseted in undertaking more than one metals and materials course? Then why not look at our Metals Technology Certificate programme to receive a reduced rate.

Heat Treatment for Professionals

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Heat Treatment for Professionals

The course aims to provide professionals with a full understanding of the metallurgical principles and practical aspects of heat treatment. Educate on the bulk heat treatment of engineering steels, stainless steels, nickel titanium and aluminium based alloys.

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Metals for Aerospace Applications

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Metals for Aerospace Applications

This course provides an introduction to the principal aerospace metals and their applications.  It describes their properties, how they are tested, processed and deployed in aircraft structures.

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Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy

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04 Sep 18 18 Sep 18 06 Nov 18

Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy

This one day course has been developed for people with technical and engineering backgrounds working in or with the steel industry to help them gain an understanding of the metallurgy & processing of Carbon & Alloy Steels. The course focuses on basic metallurgical principles, primary & secondary steel making processes, how steels are specified & evaluated and matching grades to applications.

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Introduction to Metals

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Introduction to Metals

A ½ day course that provides non-technical delegates with a practical understanding of the use of metals in engineering applications. The course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of why metals are so important, what a metal is, the typical lifecycle of metals and provide an overview of the industry. Candidates may progress on to the one day Metallurgy for Beginners course for...

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Metallurgy for Non Metallurgists

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10 Jul 18 30 Oct 18 04 Dec 18

Metallurgy for Non Metallurgists

The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify & process metals in an industrial context. "The Training Centre ran the course for our sales and commercial teams. Every participant enjoyed the course and believed it to fulfil their own personal objectives. I believe it to have provided a good basic understanding of metallurgy,...

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Combating Corrosion

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16 May 18 06 Jun 18 10 Oct 18 24 Oct 18 14 Nov 18

Combating Corrosion

The course aims to provide delegates with a full understanding of the principles of metallic corrosion and prevention mechanisms appropriate to a variety of applications.

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Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention

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23 May 18 20 Jun 18 04 Jul 18 28 Nov 18 05 Dec 18 12 Dec 18

Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention

Due to increasing demands imposed on high-performance metals and the disastrous and costly results of component failures, the need for designers and engineers to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of failure investigation and analysis is essential. This course will enable delegates to determine how and why a metal component has failed or fractured during service and identify means...

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Fundamentals of Metallurgy

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17 Jul 18 31 Jul 18 09 Oct 18

Fundamentals of Metallurgy

This course provides an introduction to the principle alloy categories and their applications.  It explains the properties of metals, how they are tested, how metal products are made and where they are used. Professionals from all parts of your business who have little experience of metals or materials science. Directors, financial & legal staff, HR, marketing & sales, technicians A...

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Principles of Heat Treatment

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18 Jul 18 01 Aug 18 07 Nov 18

Principles of Heat Treatment

This course outlines the basic metallurgical principles of heat treatment, the fundamentals of furnace design & operation and concludes with an explanation of testing & quality control procedures.

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Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

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24 Apr 18 25 Sep 18 09 Oct 18

Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

This course outlines the primary and secondary processing of the major industrial metals and the downstream processes used to engineer finished components.

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Stainless Steel Metallurgy

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19 Sep 18

Stainless Steel Metallurgy

A one day technical course covering all aspects of the production and use of a range of stainless steel alloys. Course aims To provide professionals a working knowledge of a number of stainless steels grades including processing, properties and use.

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Introduction to Steel Metallurgy

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Introduction to Steel Metallurgy

The Introduction to Steel Metallurgy provides an overview of the basic principles of ferrous metallurgy and how steel products are made. Joining techniques are described and the physical properties, standards and definitions of steel grades are reviewed. The course concludes with guidance on the specification and selection of steel grades for a wide variety of applications.

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Casting Processes & Techniques

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Casting Processes & Techniques

This one day technical course provides fundamental knowledge of the principles of casting and provides an overview of most casting processes available from basic sand casting, die casting to investment casting. The course is designed to have a wide appeal and caters for everyone wishing to understand casting processes and rapid prototyping methods & techniques. A module of the QCF level 3 Casting...

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Casting Design

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Casting Design

This one day technical course covers basic principles, the building blocks to good casting design and how to improve product quality and recognise casting defects. The course provides design engineers, production, specification and procurement professionals with an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and constraints of a variety of casting processes. This will enable businesses to manufacture...

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Valve Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

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Valve Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

This one day training course gives a technical insight into the materials and processes used to manufacture valves. It reviews metal and alloy options for all valve components and explains the manufacturing processes; including casting, forging, heat treatment, machining & surface coatings. Industry standards and specifications are explained, with a strong emphasis on the requirements of the oil...

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Metals Technology Certificate

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Metals Technology Certificate

“METTECH” is a coordinated programme of training courses intended primarily for technical staff who are routinely involved in the processing or testing of metals-based products. It is also suitable as technical background for staff in engineering and commercial functions. Knowledge gained from the self-study manual and from each of the taught courses is assessed via on-line multiple choice examinations....

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Introduction to Closed Die Forging

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Introduction to Closed Die Forging

The course aims to provide delegates with a sound understanding of basic, metallurgical principles of forging, principles of tool design and process control optimised quality and efficiency. Also covered are the maintenance and operation of tools and forging machines and a session on quality controls and metrics.

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Testing Techniques

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22 May 18 02 Oct 18 16 Oct 18 04 Dec 18

Testing Techniques

A technical course describing the techniques used to determine the mechanical properties of metals and for non-destructive testing (NDT) of structures and components.   The course explains the mechanical properties and testing procedures used for design, quality and the performance behaviour of metals.   It will provide an overview of the features and capabilities of nondestructive...

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Non-Ferrous Alloys

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15 May 18 05 Jun 18 23 Oct 18 13 Nov 18

Non-Ferrous Alloys

A technical course describing the production, features and applications of Aluminium, Copper, Nickel & Titanium alloys.   The course will provide a full understanding of the characteristics of a range of commonly-used non-ferrous alloys, how they are produced and the industrial applications to which they are suited.  

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Introduction to MIG/MAGS Welding

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Introduction to MIG/MAGS Welding

A five day introduction to the basic concepts of MIG/MAGS welding, and typical applications in today’s modern engineering environment. This programme enables the candidate to gain an understanding of the principles employed in MIG/MAGS welding.  Identification of the main components and their functions. Explanation, demonstration and the practice of MIG/MAGS welding.  

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Introduction to TIG/TAGS Welding

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Introduction to TIG/TAGS Welding

A five day introduction to the basic concepts of TIG/TAGS welding, and typical applications in today’s modern engineering environment. This programme enables the candidate to gain an understanding of the principles employed in TIG/TAGS welding. Identification of the main components and their functions. Explanation, demonstration and the practice of TIG/TAGS welding.

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Nuclear Materials (Stainless steel, Zr/Ti, UO2)

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Nuclear Materials (Stainless steel, Zr/Ti, UO2)

A one day training course that explains in some detail the origins, processing, specifications and key properties of stainless steels, titanium and zirconium alloys (Ti & Zr have very similar metallurgy). Also covered are the manufacture and in-service performance of UO2 fuel pellets. The course aims to deliver an understanding of the technical characteristics of oxide fuels, containment and structural...

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Nuclear Metallurgy

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Nuclear Metallurgy

A one day training course that provides an understanding of the fundamental principles of metals processing and performance in the nuclear sector. The course aims to provide a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals and alloys for applications in the nuclear sector. Some prior knowledge of metallurgical principles is assumed.

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Metallography & Microscopy

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19 Jun 18 03 Jul 18 27 Nov 18 11 Dec 18

Metallography & Microscopy

A one day training course that provides a comprehensive overview of the equipment and techniques used for sample preparation, optical and SEM examination. There is a strong focus on structural materials from nuclear applications and on the Post-Irradiation Examination of fuel elements. The course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles and practical applications of optical and scanning...

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Principles of Engineering Metrology

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Principles of Engineering Metrology

This one day awareness course delivers an understanding of the importance of a variety of measurement and inspection techniques as applied in general engineering. The fundamental principles of dimensional measurement are reviewed and explained in the context of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T). A full range of measurement techniques and associated equipment is described.

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Quality & Quality Control

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05 Sep 18 03 Oct 18 17 Oct 18

Quality & Quality Control

A one day training course addressing the key aspects of Quality from the perspective of engineering services and product manufacture.   The course aims to deliver a good understanding of the importance, culture and commercial relevance of quality management, quality assurance and quality control in an engineering environment. To provide delegates with a working knowledge of relevant tools and...

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Metallurgy - Science & Practice

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Metallurgy - Science & Practice

Lectures and practical workshops are delivered in the prestigious AMRC Training Centre and the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Materials Characterisation Laboratory with visits to the AMRC Castings & Nuclear AMRC research centres.

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Metallurgy & Quality Control

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Metallurgy & Quality Control

The course is aimed at personnel who work in quality control, production and engineering and who manufacture or supply engineering components.

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An Introduction to Oilfield Metallurgy

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An Introduction to Oilfield Metallurgy

The course is aimed at personnel who work in engineering, production and design, and who manufacture or supply engineering components. It will also be a useful introduction to the subject for new starter and graduate personnel.

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Material Selection

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Material Selection

Material Selection is an important part of the design and manufacture of components. Selection based on the property requirements is important but it should also take into account the fabrication and processing routes to be used. By doing this you may be able to select materials that will reduce costs and lead times.

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Manufacturing Processes for Aerospace

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Manufacturing Processes for Aerospace

Delegates will be provided with a working understanding of the range of manufacturing processes used in aircraft production (concentrating on metals). The objective of the course is to facilitate and enhance communications between departments within aerospace supplier organisations and up and down supply chains.

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Castings Design for Valves

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Castings Design for Valves

The course provides design engineers, production, specification and procurement professionals with an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and constraints of a variety of casting processes. This will enable businesses to manufacture or source cast valve products to the most effective design.

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Alloying Elements in Steel

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06 Sep 18 20 Sep 18

Alloying Elements in Steel

To provide an in-depth understanding of the effects of the different alloying elements found in steels. This will cover the effects on processing, properties and heat treatment. The content can be tailored to concentrate on specific alloying additions, if required.

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Microalloyed Steels

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25 Sep 18 25 Oct 18

Microalloyed Steels

To provide a detailed understanding of the fundamental metallurgy, alloy design, processing, properties and applications of microalloyed steels.

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Steels for the Automotive Industry

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26 Jun 18

Steels for the Automotive Industry

The automotive sector has been a major driver in the development of new steel types over the past 40 years. The course aims to familiarise attendees with the types of steels used in modern automobiles covering both the body and the power train. The compositions, properties and processing of these steels will described.

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Understanding Mechanical Test Data for Metals

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03 Oct 18 17 Oct 18

Understanding Mechanical Test Data for Metals

This course takes attendees beyond a simple knowledge of the standard test techniques. It discusses factors which can affect the values measured and how the mechanical test data can be used to determine fitness-for-purpose in specific applications. The concept of uncertainty in test values and how it can be estimated is also discussed.

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Offshore Corrosion and its Prevention

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Offshore Corrosion and its Prevention

Giving you a better understanding of corrosion and why it occurs and so helping you to avoid potential problems. ? By explaining the different forms of corrosion and how they can be identified and the factors that can effect them. ? Showing how to prevent corrosion by using methods such as design and coatings

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