The Precision Metalforming Association's (PMA) flagship publication, MetalForming magazine, announces a series of new technical programs featuring the latest developments in servo-press technology. The Servo Press Technology Experience includes three free webinars and one live event at PMA headquarters in Independence, Ohio. Following is an overview of the scheduled programs. Interested engineers and metalforming professionals may choose to sign up for the full package or individual events.
Thursday, August 23, 2012, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Webinar I: Servo Press Technology-Applications for Today and Tomorrow. Featured speaker: Dr. Taylan Altan, professor and director, Center for Precision Forming, The Ohio State University.
Thursday, August 30, 2012, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Webinar II: Applications for Servo Presses-Drawing and In-Die Secondary Operations. Featured speakers: Rob Bauer, engineering manager, Waukesha Metal Products; Jim Landowski, general manager, Komatsu America Industries.
Thursday, September 6, 2012, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Webinar III: Marrying your Servo Press to a Metalforming System-Considerations for Controls and Feeds. Featured speakers: Jim Finnerty, Wintriss Controls; Willie Chacko, Dallas Industries; Jim Ward, Coe Press Equipment
Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Live Event: PMA headquarters, 6363 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio. An in-depth look at servo-press technology with case study presentations and breakout sessions with press builders.