This seminar will describe the procedures and ASTM standards employed for hardness, tensile, impact, chemical analysis, and metallographic testing and analysis. The history, nomenclature, attributes, advantages, and potential pitfalls of each test will be discussed. 

The presentation will also include information about hardness conversions, grain size measurements, inclusion analysis, and specification conformance. Do you have metallurgical testing questions? Send them to the presenter for discussion at the seminar, using the reservation email address below.

Live Seminar: Aspects of Metallurgical Testing

Please join us for a live technical seminar presented by Element in Wixom, Michigan. The topic "Aspects of Metallurgical Testing" will be offered on Friday, August 26 at 9 a.m. - noon  (EST).

There will be a $25 fee to attend this presentation. For reservations please complete form below. Please include your name, company, telephone number, and email address with your reservation. Coffee and snacks will be provided and the seminar will be followed by an optional tour of the laboratory facilities.

  • Seminar: Aspects of Metallurgical Testing
  • Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon  (EST)
  • Location: 51229 Century Court, Wixom, Michigan. Google Maps
About the Expert

The seminar speaker is John M. Tartaglia, a Senior Metallurgical Engineer and the Engineering Manager at Element Wixom.  Dr. Tartaglia has been performing failure analyses and materials characterization for more than 30 years. He holds B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.  Tartaglia’s doctoral thesis concerned the elevated temperature fatigue behavior of superalloys, and he is an expert in mechanical testing, wrought steels, aluminum, magnesium, fatigue, failure analysis, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, and energy dispersive spectroscopy. Dr. Tartaglia is a Key Reader for Materials and Metallurgical Transactions, a member of the editorial committee for Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, chapter writer for an ASM Handbook, a member of several ASTM committees, a Fellow of ASM International and an award winning author for the American Foundry Society. Read more about John Tartaglia.

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