Working with Metals in the Plant

You will learn

  1. The properties of metals, including their mechanical properties.
  2. The steps involved in a number of metal manufacturing processes and some understanding of why and how these processes work.
  3. A more in depth explanation of processes involving iron and standard steels.
  4. The differences among various kinds of heat treatment and their applications.
  5. Common techniques of working with copper, aluminum, magnesium, titanium, lead, nickel, tin and zinc.

Who will benefit

  • Welders
  • Machinists
  • Process Operators in Metal Manufacturing Plants
  • Construction Supervisors and Contractors
  • Industrial Supply Sales Personnel
  • Anyone needing a better understanding of metal manufacturing processes


  1. Introduction to Metals
  2. Properties of Metals
  3. Manufacturing Processes
  4. Iron and Steel
  5. Standard Steels
  6. Heat Treatment
  7. Copper
  8. Aluminum
  9. Magnesium and Titanium
  10. Lead, Nickel, Tin and Zinc

In-House Training Available

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