Buehler’s Offers a deep dive into its Wilson Hardness Tester Line and Tours of its Facilities in this Two-Day Educational Program covering Fundamentals, Troubleshooting and Software for Hardness Testing.
We are excited to have you join Buehler on November 4-5, 2020 for an immersion into Hardness Testing, Calibration, the Latest on Hardness Testers and DiaMet™ Software. Hardness Days is part of the centennial anniversary celebration of Buehler’s Wilson hardness tester product line.
We look forward to seeing new and old faces at this event so don't miss out and register below today! Register once and access both days of presentations and webinars. Each topic will be about one hour. Questions and answers will be held at the end of each webinar. There will be 15 minute breaks between each presentation. So feel free to jump in and jump out as you please.
Hardness Days Schedule at a Glance
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Buehler Hardness Introduction
Welcome by Our General Manager, Julien Noel
Introduction to the Wilson Family of Products
Tour of the Hardness Block Calibration Lab
Tours of Hardness Tester Plant Production in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Shanghai, China
Fundamentals of Hardness Testing
Testing Methods, Scales and Specs
Sample Preparation Requirements
Best Practices of Hardness Test Blocks
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Troubleshooting and Best Practice for Hardness Testing
Manual vs Automatic Resolution
Deadweight vs Loadcell Load Application
Thin Samples Consideration
Errors in Measurement and Testing
Live Demonstrations of DiaMet™ Software
10:15am CDT Treated Materials and Case Depth
10:45am CDT Hardness Mapping
11:30am CDT Hardness Testing of Coatings
12:00am CDT Hardness Testing of Welds
Sponsored by Buehler, the Manufacturer of the Wilson Hardness Tester Line
Wednesday November 4, 2020 Presentations
9:00am Wilson Introduction and Tours of Plants, Labs
Julien Noel, Buehler General Manager
Welcome to Hardness Days
Matthias Pascher, Hardness Product Manager
Wilson Hardness Equipment Overview & New Products
An introduction of Wilson Hardness and an overview of the hardness testing equipment with a focus on the new Universal UH4250 and new Rockwell R2150 along with the DiaMet™ software.
Ryan Wise, Hardness Production Manager
Buehler manufacturing – hardness assembly areas in the United Sates and China
Visit the Buehler plants and see the assembly areas where the hardness testers are assembled in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Shanghai, China
Sandra Brosius, Metallurgical & Quality Control Supervisor
Tour of the Buehler Wilson Hardness Calibration Laboratory in Binghamton, New York
The Buehler Wilson Hardness Test Block Laboratory has achieved accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 by A2LA for Rockwell, Knoop, Vickers & Brinell hardness test blocks and indenters.
10:15am CDT Fundamentals of Hardness Testing Webinar
Dr. Evans Mogire, EU Laboratory & Technology Manager
This webinar will provide an introduction to hardness testing, including its development and common uses. It will outline the principles of hardness testing techniques, how they work and core requirements for using them.
11:30am CDT Best Practices of Test Blocks with Daily & Indirect Verification
Sandra Brosious, Metallurgical & Quality Control Supervisor for Test Block Lab and Mike Connor, Senior Service Technician
This session discusses the issues related to the manufacturing and calibration of hardness test blocks and their use in daily verification. In particular, we will review details concerning accreditation, metrological traceability, and hardness standards.
Thursday, November 5, 2020 Presentations
9:00am CDT Troubleshooting & Best Practices for Hardness Testing Webinar
Dr. Mike Keeble, US Laboratory & Technology Manager
The commonly used hardness testing techniques will be discussed. Best practice guidelines for hardness testing will be provided, as well as an outline of common problems, how to recognize them and how to avoid them.
10:15am CDT Live Demonstrations of DiaMet™ Hardness Software
Doug Ngai, Hardness Applications Engineer
10:15am CDT Heat Treated Materials and Case Hardened Depth
11:00am CDT Hardness Mapping: Additive Manufactured and Welds
11:45am CDT Coating Testing: All about the Indents
12:30pm CDE Hardness Testing of Welds
Automated Hardness Testing is driving a revolution in efficient quality control evaluation. This session will include the following demonstrations of how software allows us to improve speed and reproducibility, creating confidence in testing and efficiency in your hardness testing process. Demonstrations will run every 30 minutes with a 15 minute intermission. Choose to participate in all or select the ones of interest.
Register once and have access to the entire program. Attendees will also receive a certificate of participation for webinar topics. If you cannot attend all the programs, simply register and you will receive access after the event. Questions and answers will be handled by our team at the end of each presentation and may be submitted in advance on the webinar registration page here. If you would like to submit questions in advance please submit . To catch the replays starting one week after event visit: www.hardnesstestingdays.com
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