Aluminium Casting and Processing Online Course – 14 & 15 September 2021

ALFED Aluminium Casting and Processing courseThe Aluminium Casting and Processing is an intermediate level course designed for designers, technicians, quality personal, production supervisors/managers working in the aluminium casting industry or looking to transit from steel into aluminium.

The course assumes no prior knowledge so will establish a basic understanding of aluminium, metallurgy, testing casting technologies and introduces many new technologies.

The course agenda

  • Theory of metals and basic metallurgy
  • Solidification of metals and alloys
  • Elastic and plastic behaviour of metals
  • Tensile testing
  • Evolution of aluminium and casting
  • Aluminium strategic metal for society
  • Primary aluminium production
  • Cast aluminium specifications
  • Global growth of aluminium
  • Infinitely recyclable aluminium
  • Aluminium alloying
  • Liquid metal engineering
  • Casting macrostructures
  • Casting defects
  • Inclusions
  • Degassing and fluxes
  • Inoculants and grain refinement
  • Casting technologies
  • Aluminium temperature measurement
  • Burner technology developments
  • Chemical analysis
  • Heat treatment of aluminium
  • Non destructive testing
  • Aluminium and fire

Dates: 14 & 15 September 2021: 9.00 – 12.30


  • ALFED Members: £199+vat per person (ask for a discount code to receive member rates:
  • Non Members: £299+vat per person