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When: 10 September 2019
8:00 AM
Where:  Gauteng 
South Africa
Mankabe More
Phone: 011 883 0119


Fundamentals of Stainless Steel Course

Hosted by the Southern African Stainless Steel Development Association (SASSDA)...

About the course:

Targeted at engineers to explore stainless steel as a material of choice for manufacturing fabrication, building and construction projects. They will acquire knowledge equipping them to select the appropriate grade for application, environment and purpose while considering the life cycle costing impact of stainless steel.

Carries 1 CPD credit (issued by SAIMechE).

Course Outcomes:

* Know about Sassda and the role it plays in the industry.
* Understand what makes stainless steel unique.
* Understand the basic advantages and classifications of stainless steel.
* Identify the main classifications of stainless steel as well as the basic grades, composition, properties and uses of each.
* Understand the principles explained in the "Web".
* Identify the top 20 alloys.
* Know what corrosion is, differentiate between the different types of corrosion, how each type affects stainless steel and how to avoid it.
* Life cycle costing and short term expediency v/s lowest long term cost.
* Understand the physical and mechanical properties of stainless steel.
* Know the difference between type, form and finish of stainless steel.
* Be familiar with the SA primary producer manufacturing process.
* Understand the difference between flat & long products, castings and tube & pipe.
* Identify the different types of stainless steel contamination.
* Be familiar with the process of the restoration of the passive layer.
* Understand how to clean, store and maintain stainless steel.

Once learners have attended the course, they will be required to complete an electronic assessment and achieve a set standard to receive a certificate of successful completion. More details on the course will be contained in the confirmation of attendance.

Visit the SASSDA website for more information.


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