ALFED Finishing Sector Group Meeting

Quarterly Finishing Sector Group Meeting for Members

The next meeting will take place on 7 October 2021. Meetings will continue utilising online platform. This meeting is open to ALFED members only.

Agenda to include:

  • Technical Matters
  • Marketing and Training
  • Health, Safety & Environment Support

Enquiries: please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED: m_lane@alfed.org.uk.

Health Safety & Environment Conference

One-day event on topics of interest to QHSE professionals

When: 5 October 2021

Where: Wolverhampton, West Midlands

A one-day conference with presentations on current issues and upcoming legislation. Topics include:

  • Alcohol & drug abuse in the workplace
  • Occupational health & the ageing workforce
  • Mental health first aid training

Exhibitions from H, S & E supply and service providers.

All in one space to optimise networking opportunities.

For more information about the programme and exhibition opportunities please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED on 0330 236 2800 or email m_lane@alfed.org.uk.

Aluminium Production and Global Demand – Module 2

Production of Aluminium and Global Demand – Module 2

This webinar will highlight:

  • Sources of aluminium, how it is refined and produced
  • Growth relationship with the availability of electricity
  • Low carbon recyclability of aluminium
  • What differentiates it from other materials
  • Understanding how supply is matching demand
  • Q&A

When: 30 September 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – kromback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

World of Aluminium online course

This live, tutor-led interactive course will be delivered over two consecutive mornings via our online platform.

The World of Aluminium is an intermediate technical level course and is specifically designed for production engineers, process and quality technicians, stockholders, customer facing sales/marketing persons and material/product purchasing individuals. This course is aimed at individuals who require a solid basic understanding to confidently engage with the aluminium industry and its products.

The course creates a solid basic understanding of aluminium, aluminium metallurgy, heat treatment and metal forming processes. It assumes no prior knowledge of metallurgy, and is specifically tailored to the background, industry sector and jobs of the delegates. Care is taken at each stage to ensure complete understanding.

Technical elements are balanced with insights into the history of aluminium, its growth as the strategic metal of society, its sustainability properties and illustration of products, to create a holistic broad rounded knowledge.

When: 28 & 29 September 2021: 9.30-12.30

Cost:

  • ALFED members £199+vat per person (contact Kathy Romback for a discount code – kromback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members £299+vat per person

Aluminium Light – Module 1

A webinar on aluminium as a strategic metal & a basic introduction for existing staff or new starters who don’t have a technical background.

This tutor-led interactive engaging session will highlight:

• Where aluminium comes from

• The processes used in industry

• Properties and applications of this material that has shaped our world

• Identifies each of the holistic properties of aluminium

• The basis of global demand for aluminium

• Q&A

When: 16 September 2021

Time: 10.00 am

Duration: 40 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – kromback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

ALFED Finishing Sector Group Meeting

Quarterly Finishing Sector Group Meeting for Members

The next meeting will take place on 21 July 2021. Meetings will continue utilising online platform. This meeting is open to ALFED members only.

Agenda to include:

  • Technical Matters
  • Marketing and Training
  • Health, Safety & Environment Support

Enquiries: please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED: m_lane@alfed.org.uk.

Aluminium Distribution Sector Group

Quarterly Sector Group Meeting for Aluminium Distribution Group Members. Other ALFED Members may attend by invitation.

This will be a formal meetings, not minuted, but required actions recorded

Strictly in accordance with ALFED Antitrust Compliance Policy

Meeting format

Part 1 – Briefing from ALFED team on any relevant issues, Government policy, tariffs, H+S issues, Environmental changes, legislation. Import/export, industry statistics and market information. Members can request a topic for next meeting.

Part 2 – Informal talk between members, open discussion on any pertinent subject.

Part 3 – Technical, training and process/product presentations by technology partners/suppliers, and invited guests such as Research centres, nominally two presentations at each meeting.

When : 14 July 2021

Time: 14.00

For any queries please contact Margaret Lane; mlane@alfed.org.uk.

Welding of Aluminium Course

This live, tutor-led interactive workshop will be delivered over two mornings via our online platform.

The course is designed for both those with minimum knowledge of welding and those transitioning into aluminium from steel. The course is also suitable for designers, engineers and technicians.

Elements covered include:

  • Aluminium properties applicable to welding
  • Theory of welding
  • Aluminium welding metallurgy
  • Aluminium alloys weldability and applications
  • Consideration of heat and energy
  • Thermal welding effects
  • Temperature measurement
  • Welding defects
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Welding health issues
  • Introduction to all techniques and their applicability: Fusion, MIG, TIG
  • Welding effects on heat treated aluminium

Dates: 7 & 8 July 2021: 9.00-12.30

Cost:

  • ALFED Members: £199+vat per person (ask for a discount code to receive member rates: kromback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non Members: £299+vat per person

Casting Technologies – Module 10

Casting Technologies webinar

More correctly liquid aluminium engineering, this module compliments both Modules 3, 7 and 8 by exploring how castings offer alternative manufacturing processes. The module outlines the various techniques and their application to specific product applications.

When: 24 June 2021

Time: 10.00am

Duration: 45-50 minutes

Cost:

  • ALFED members offer 2 for 1: Total £33.33+vat (email Kathy Romback to register your free place – k_romback@alfed.org.uk)
  • Non members: £33.33 +vat per person

ALFED Health Safety & Environment Support Group

ALFED members quarterly meeting to discuss current Health, Safety & Environment issues

When: 15 June 2021 at 10.00am

Chaired by Mrs Helen Williams, Real Alloy UK

For more information please contact Margaret Lane at ALFED. Email: m_lane@alfed.or.uk.