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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.

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

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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22 Oct 20

Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy

This course focuses on basic metallurgical principles, primary and secondary steel making processes, how steels are specified and evaluated, and matching grades to applications. It 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 and processing of Carbon and Alloy Steels.

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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 Sep 20

Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

This course is a technical overview of the scientific principles underlying metals technology and how they are applied in practice.   It will provide you with a sound understanding of the scientific principles of metallurgy and how to apply them to specify and process metals in an industrial context.   "The Training Centre ran the course for our sales and commercial teams. Every participant...

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Combating Corrosion

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01 Oct 20

Combating Corrosion

This is a technical course that describes the various mechanisms by which metals and alloys corrode and the technologies preventing it. You will gain a full understanding of the principles of metallic corrosion and prevention mechanisms appropriate for a variety of applications.

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Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention

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12 Nov 20

Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention

An introduction to the mechanisms of material failure due to mechanical and environmental factors. The course will enable attendees to determine how and why a metal component has failed or fractured during service and identify a means of detecting and preventing such failures in the future.   It is essential that designers and engineers in the metal industry gain an understanding of the fundamental...

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Fundamentals of Metallurgy

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27 Jul 20

Fundamentals of Metallurgy

This course is an overview of the essential properties of metals, how they are produced and where they are used. It will provide a basic understanding of the relationships between structure, properties and processing of the most important industrial metals, as well as explaining the terminology and test methods associated with key properties.   This course is also a module of the QCF Level 3...

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Principles of Heat Treatment

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20 Jul 20

Principles of Heat Treatment

This course will provide you with a sound understanding of the beneficial effects of heat treatment to a range of ferrous and light metal alloys. You will learn about case hardening procedures and why heat treatment is required for steels, Aluminium, Titanium and Nickel alloys.   This course is also a module of the QCF Level 3 Certificate in Metallurgy qualification.

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Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

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13 Jul 20

Metals Processing & Manufacturing Technologies

This course gives an overview of the secondary and down-stream processes involved in the production of major industrial metals, including steel, aluminium, titanium and nickel alloys and their finished components.   This course is also a module of the QCF Level 3 Certificate in Metallurgy qualification.

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Stainless Steel Metallurgy

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08 Oct 20

Stainless Steel Metallurgy

A technical course covering all aspects of the production and use of a range of stainless steel alloys. It will provide you with a working knowledge of the production, processing and applications of a wide range of stainless steels grades. It will also focus on technical considerations and their impact on processing and in-service performance.

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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.   This course is also a module...

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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 each of the taught courses is assessed via multiple choice examinations. Results from these will be aggregated...

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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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17 Dec 20

Testing Techniques

This is a technical course describing the techniques used to determine the mechanical properties of metals and for non-destructive testing (NDT) of structures and components. It will explain 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 non-destructive techniques used...

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Non-Ferrous Alloys

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19 Nov 20

Non-Ferrous Alloys

A technical course describing the production, features and applications of Aluminium, Copper, Nickel & Titanium alloys.   The course will provide you with 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 Welding

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Introduction to MIG Welding

A five day introduction to the basic concepts of MIG 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 welding.   Course Framework Classroom and workshop based Practical based programme The programme is flexible enough to be adjusted to meet individuals...

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Introduction to TIG Welding

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Introduction to TIG Welding

A five day introduction to the basic concepts of TIG welding, and typical applications in today’s modern engineering environment.   Course Framework Classroom and workshop based Practical based programme The programme is flexible enough to be adjusted to meet individuals training needs  

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Metallography & Microscopy

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03 Sep 20

Metallography & Microscopy

This course covers the theory and practicialites of optical and electron microscopy.    It will provide you with an insight into the techniques used for sample preparation and the operation of optical and scanning electron microscopes. It describes the equipment and methods for extracting samples from metal items, for producing flat surfaces and etching to reveal surface features. The principles...

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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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10 Dec 20

Quality & Quality Control

This course addresses the key aspects of quality from the perspective of engineering services and product manufacture.   It will deliver a good understanding of the importance, culture and commercial relevance of quality management, quality assurance and quality control in an engineering environment. It will provide attendees with a working knowledge of relevant tools and techniques so that...

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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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Material Selection

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Material Selection

Material Selection is a very important part of the design and manufacture of components. The course will teach you how to select the most appropriate alloys for a range of engineering applications and by doing this, it will help you 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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Alloying Elements in Steel

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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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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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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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Practicalities of Heat Treatment

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Practicalities of Heat Treatment

This course reviews the equipment and processes used to heat treat ferrous and non-ferrous alloys to achieve a range of metallurgical conditions. Different designs of furnace, fuel types, temperature and atmosphere control are considered. The course concludes with an overview of quality assurance, accreditation and product testing procedures.

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Metallurgy of Machining

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Metallurgy of Machining

Delegates will be provided with a working understanding of the material characteristics of carbide tools used in milling, turning and drilling and how they interact with ferrous and non-ferrous alloys. Emphasis is placed on tool material selection and optimising machining parameters to minimise disruption to the workpiece by the machining process.   Learning Outcomes: • Appreciate how...

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A guide to writing material specifications

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A guide to writing material specifications

A one day course enabling you to specify engineering materials correctly and precisely.   Course Aims: Material specifications can be an important part of the manufacturing process. They ensure correct procurement and quality of materials. They may also have to meet client and code requirements.This course will provide you with the knowledge and procedures to ensure that materials are specified...

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Metallurgy of Valves

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Metallurgy of Valves

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 and surface coatings. Industry standards and specifications are explained, with a strong emphasis on the requirements of the oil and gas sector.   This...

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Metallurgy of Additive Manufacturing

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Metallurgy of Additive Manufacturing

This course provides an improved understanding of the specialised requirements of metals for additive manufacturing (AM) and the challenges of meeting them. Knowledge gained from the course will aid understanding of which components might be suitable for AM (and which are not) and will enhance discussions between customers and suppliers of AM products.

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