Delegates at the 2017 EPMA Design for PM Seminar
Seville, Spain

Delegates at the 2017 EPMA Design for PM Seminar


Seville, Spain

Systematic Approach to Quality Management in PM

The Systematic Approach to Quality Management in PM Seminar will mainly focus on the quality of Powder Metallurgy (PM) Structural Parts. Powder Metallurgy is a continually and rapidly evolving technology embracing most metallic and alloy materials, and a wide variety of shapes. PM Structural Parts are mainly produced by mixing, die pressing and heating (sintering) powder alloys before optional post processing*. The main market for the iron based PM Structural Parts is the automotive industry. The seminar will focus on the PM Structural Parts processes but most of the presented approaches can be applied to other sectors.

Participants will be shown PM’s advantages and techniques by leading experts from both industry and academia. The Seminar will focus on such aspects as, quality requirements in fast changing environments, quality systems and related standards, techniques for continuous improvements and basic metrology to name but a few. This intensive 2-day training course will be beneficial to technical and managerial personnel, as well as end users who wish to gain a more comprehensive idea of quality in the PM process.

Course Fee

EPMA Members (paid up): €700
Academics (Non-Members): €700
Non-Members: €1000
End Users: €400

The course fee includes two nights accommodation at the hotel (16 - 17 May 2018), all course materials, coffee breaks, lunches and a special dinner in Seville on the evening of 17 May 2018.

There is an optional tour on Friday afternoon following the seminar, visiting First Quantum Minerals, Copper mining, Extraction and Refining site. There is a small fee for this tour of €20. The tour can be opted into when registering for the seminar.

Registration Deadline: 11 April 2018

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