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|Aluminum Anodizers Council - 2018 Conference Workshops|
2018 Anodizing Workshops
Advance to the Next Level with Value-Added Options
Adding optional events can help you gain more insight into the world of anodizing so you can increase your knowledge, advance your career, and help your company move forward!
School for Anodizers
AAC developed the School for Anodizers as an educational program for industry professionals to improve their operations and level of expertise. The following courses are offered as additional educational options during the 2018 Aluminum Anodizing Conference. Additional fee and registration are required.
Level 1 and Level 2 Anodizing Workshops are available for an additional charge to your Anodizing Conference registration fee. If you do not plan to attend the Conference but wish to attend the Workshop(s) ONLY, use the registration form on this website to register. All fees are per person.
Anodizing Essentials Workshop – Level 1 • Monday, October 1, 2018 (Full Day)
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This one-day program for anodizers teaches the fundamentals and the foundation of quality anodizing. This basic course explains how to anodize aluminum properly and was developed by anodizing professionals for anodizing professionals.
With an emphasis on quality, the program takes the learner through the entire process – beginning with the metallurgical properties of aluminum alloys commonly anodized right through to the final rinse and sealing processes. This course is ideal for those who may be new to working the anodizing line, as well as those who oversee the process or who may simply want a refresher – a reminder of best practices.
With an emphasis on quality, the program takes the participant through the entire process – beginning with the metallurgical properties of aluminum alloys commonly anodized right through to the final rinse and sealing processes. This course is ideal for those who may be new to working the anodizing line, as well as those who oversee the process or who may simply want a refresher – a reminder of best practices.
Registration for this course includes breakfast, lunch, and course materials.
Anodizing Quality Workshop – Level 2 • Tuesday, October 2, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
This advanced class moves beyond the anodizing basics to address quality and process issues commonly faced by anodizers. The first half of the workshop explains manufacturing processes and metal finishing, followed by how to recognize and troubleshoot anomalies that may manifest through the processes discussed. The second half of the workshop offers a series of interactive “Troubleshooting Stations” where process experts will host small groups to discuss various individual problems, building on the principles presented in the first half of the workshop.
Registration for this course includes breakfast, working lunch, welcome reception, and course materials.
Feel free to bring in your own small pieces of anodized aluminum that you are having a problem with and the group will help you figure out a solution.