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Focus Session Schedule

 

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Anodizing Focus Sessions

Time Recreational Applications Track  Color & Dye Technology Track Technical Issues Track
1:10 - 2:00 pm Importance of the Anodize Process in Regards to Sporting Goods Shelf Appeal and Quality

Speaker:

Vance Jones, Easton Technical Products

Dyes and Dye Chemistry


Speaker:

James Bernard, First Source Worldwide, LLC

Practical Additions Including Anodic Test Evaluation Cells (ATEC)


Speaker: Fred Schaedel, Anodic Technical Services affiliate of Alpha Plus Systems
2:10 - 3:00 pm

Considerations for Matching Anodized Components


Speaker: Jude M. Runge, Ph.D., CompCote International, Inc.

Integral Coloring in the Color and Dye Technology


Speaker: Marcello Rossi, Italtecno Srl

The Environmentally Friendly Bright Finish for Aluminum

Speaker: Wayne Chandler, SIC Technologies, Inc.

3:10 - 4:00 pm

Anodizing Armament/Gun Components – Anodizing Factors and Features to Consider in the Anodizing Finish


Speaker: Tej Patel, Techevon LLC

Dyeing and Light Fastness of Aluminum Anodizing


Speaker: Kenji Hara, Okuno Chemical Industries Co., LTD

The Effect of Dissolved Aluminum in Low Caustic Etch Baths Used as Post Treatment on Acid Etched Surfaces


Speaker: Can Akyil, Politenik

4:10 - 5:00 pm

Anodizing of Brake Calipers


Speaker: Stefan Lenzer, MacDermid Enthone

Selecting a Black Dye for Your Application


Speaker: Pinakin Patel, Techevon LLC

Deoxidizing Aluminum and its Effectiveness as a Pre-Treatment for Anodizing Aluminum Alloys


Speaker: Peter Totaro, Master Metal Finishers

 

 

 

Extrusion Focus Sessions

Time

Promoting Aluminum Extrusion Track

Trade Issues Track Management & Strategy Track
1:10 - 2:00 pm

Enhancing Extrusion’s Position in the New World of B&C


Speaker: Ujjval Vyas, Alberti Group

AEC Curtain Wall Coalition Update


Speaker: David Spooner, Barnes & Thornburg

Case Study: How One of America’s Safest Companies Approaches Safety 


Speaker: Joseph Wheatley, EnPro Learning Systems

2:10 - 3:00 pm

From Chemistry to Components:  Our Message to Automotive Engineers


Speaker: AEC Automotive Team Members

AEC China Trade Update


Speaker: Jeff Henderson, AEC

Succession Planning Workshop


Speaker: Duncan Crowdis, Alexandria Industries

3:10 - 4:00 pm

LIFTing Extrusion


Speaker: Gregg Peterson, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

AEC Fair Trade – The Way Forward


Speaker: Jeff Henderson, AEC

AEC Survey: Making Data More Relevant


Speaker: Andy Curland, Vitex Corp.

4:10 - 5:00 pm

Keep Aluminum Windows (KAW) Update


Speaker: Thomas Culp, Birchpoint Consulting

 

The Significance of Mandrel Bearing Undercut (shear edge) for Productivity and Shape Control in Hollow Dies


Speakers: Richard Dickson, Hydro Aluminum Technology Center and Rick Liscomb, ETS Dies