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Manufacturing Technology

An overview of common manufacturing processes for product realization, material selection, automation and disruptive manufacturing technologies.

Technical Course

£300 per person

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Who should attend?

Suitable for anyone wishing to gain/improve their knowledge of manufacturing, modern manufacturing processes and their link to materials.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits
  • Improved knowledge of material selection.
  • Highlights processing considerations with respect to final product design, performance and cost.
  • Potential to improve the efficient use of time and materials.
Course programme
  • Overview of manufacturing
  • Material structure and properties
  • Casting
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Forming
  • Forging
  • Machining
  • Surface Treatments
  • Joining
  • Heat treatments and annealing
  • NDT
  • Introduction to Lean Engineering
  • Material and Process Selection
  • Including Common Engineering Materials
  • Future: The Latest Trends in Manufacturing Technology (including additive layer manufacturing), 4th Industrial revolution, Cyber Manufacturing Systems, the Smart Factory, internet of Things.
40% in class assessment
60% formal 2hr exam
Day 1: Wednesday 29th April
Day 2: Thursday 30th April
Day 3: Wednesday 1st April
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.


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