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Material Science for the Shop / PS2200


This lecture course is an in-depth, yet practical study of industrial metallurgy. By having an understanding of materials origins, processing, alloys and applications, the student will be able to make more intelligent decisions that will increase productivity and reduce scrap. PS2200 will broaden the student's understanding of material science in a way that is practical to shop applications.

General Outline:

  • Mining metals
  • Metal furnaces & applications
  • Understanding the properties of metals
  • Heat treating operations
  • Material classifications
  • Alloying
  • Material processing
  • Applying the proper metals for applications
  • Metal terminology

  • Who Should Attend:

    Machinists, mold-makers, tool & die makers, fixture builders, metal workers, designers, process & product engineers that desire a better understanding of machinability, tool life, material selection and applications will benefit from this course.

    This course is not currently scheduled. Please email us at for information about the next offering or if you are a business looking for customized training.

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