Interwire 2019

13th to 16th May, 2019


13th to 16th May, 2019 07:00 am - 07:30 pm

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Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
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13th May 2019

8:30 am
Mechanics of Wiredrawing - Room A411
9:15 am
Dies - Room A411
10:00 am
Fundamentals Break - Level 4 Common Area
10:15 am
Lubrication in the Wiredrawing Process - Room A411
11:00 am
Wire Breaks and Surface Damage - Room A411
12:00 pm
Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing Luncheon - Room A412
1:00 pm
Stranding and Cabling - Room A411
Fundamentals of Ferrous Metallurgy - Room A403
1:45 pm
Extrusion - Room A411
Cleaning and Coating of Rod and Wire - Room A403
2:30 pm
Break - Room A411
2:45 pm
Fundamentals of Electrical Testing - Room A411
Ferrous Testing and Properties - Room A403
3:30 pm
Marking and Printing - Room A411
Ferrous Heat Treatment - Room A403
4:15 pm
Fundamentals Q & A - Room A411
7:15 pm
GCCF Social Hour (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - STATS Brewpub

14th May 2019

7:00 am
GCCF Authors' Breakfast - A401
8:00 am
Welcome to GCCF! - Room A411
8:10 am
Aluminum Welding Wire Technology - Room A411
8:40 am
Operational Advancements in Continuous Rod Systems - Room A411
9:00 am
Opening - Keynote - Room A312
9:05 am
Keynote: The Future of Wires and Cables in a Connected World - Room A312
9:10 am
Casting High-Conductivity Oxygen-Free Copper Rod From Scrap: Myths and Reality - Room A411
9:40 am
GCCF Break - Level 4 Common Area
9:45 am
State of Manufacturing - Room A312
10:00 am
Continuous Casting of Dilute Copper Alloys for Drawing to Wire in Specialist Applications - Room A411
10:15 am
Global Wire & Cable Market Outlook - Room A312
10:30 am
compacROD® - Room A411
10:45 am
Interwire Conference Break - Level 3 Common Area
11:00 am
Use of OEE in Optimization of Maintenance Schedule - Room A411
Sector Insights/Forecasts - Room A312
12:00 pm
GCCF Lunch - Room A412
1:00 pm
Mordica Memorial Lecture: Trends and Challenges in Steel Wire Technologies - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
Cost-Saving Opportunities Panel: Management - Room A411
1:40 pm
The Effect of Bearing Length on the Surface Quality of Drawn Wire - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
1:50 pm
Wire & Cable Outlook and Global Aluminum Markets - Room A411
2:00 pm
Weld Button Defect in Resistance Butt Welding of High-Carbon Steel Wires - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
2:20 pm
Use of Open Circuit Potential for Measurement (OCP) Technique for Arriving at Optimal Pickling Time of Carbon Steel Wire Rods - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
2:30 pm
Global Copper Market Outlook - Room A411
2:40 pm
Wiredrawing Lubricant Dust Reduction - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
3:00 pm
Improved Payoff Performance Using Constant Tension Systems - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
GCCF Break - Level 4 Common Area
3:20 pm
Electrical Linear Resistance Versus Weight Measurement of Conductors – What Benefits Can We Expect? - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
Global Scrap Markets - Room A411
3:40 pm
Envirosafe and Cost-Effective Additives to Protect Wire and Cables From Pest Attacks - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
3:50 pm
Cost-Saving Opportunities Panel: Technology - Room A411
4:00 pm
Fiber Ribbon Dimensional Measurement and Color Sequence Verification - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
4:20 pm
Wire and Cable Manufacturing Problem-Solving - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
6:30 pm
Interwire Welcome Reception (6:30pm - 8:30pm) - Chick fil A College Football Hall of Fame
Interwire Welcome Reception (6:30pm - 8:30pm) - Chick fil A College Football Hall of Fame

15th May 2019

7:00 am
GCCF Authors' Breakfast - A401
8:00 am
WAI Member Rewards Breakfast - Room A313
ETP vs. FRHC Copper Rod: Correlation With ASTM Standards - Room A411
Overview of Furnace Aspects of Recycling of Aluminum - Room A403
8:30 am
Inline and Offline Concepts for FRHC Copper Rod - Room A411
Determining the Effect of Aluminum Wire Alloys on Cement and Phosphate Bonded Castables - Room A403
9:00 am
The Effect of Flame Intensity on the Shaft Melting of Copper - Room A411
Combustion Systems and Environmental Emissions - Room A403
Operations Innovation Panel - Room A312
9:30 am
Evaluation of Monolithic Refractories Used in Anode Shaft Furnaces as Well as Transfer Launders and Process Equipment in Rod and Tube Mills - Room A411
Installation of an FFD at Prysmian General Cable, Lapointe Works - Room A403
10:00 am
Factors Affecting Wire Production From Precoats to Lubricants - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
3-D Printed Filters in Copper Production - Room A411
Intelligent Industrial Automation: Using Your Process Data to Solve Quality, Downtime, and Production Problems in the Wire & Cable Manufacturing Industry - Room A312
10:30 am
DMAIC Problem-Solving for Wire and Cable - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
Break - Room A312
10:45 am
Tariffs & Trade - Steel Wire Impact - Room A312
11:00 am
Determining Root Causes of Issues Attributed to the Cleaning and Coating Operation - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
11:15 am
Positioning for Future Challenges and Opportunities - Room A312
11:30 am
Wire Breaks - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
1:00 pm
Why Buy New Equipment – If Existing Machines Are Still Running (and Are Written Off)? - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
Coiler Modernization at Sarkuysan’s SCR Plant - Room A411
Modification of Aluminum Alloy Filler to Improve Arc-Welding Performance - Room A403
1:20 pm
Effect of Al Content on the Mechanical Properties of Alternately Cold-Drawn Magnesium Alloy Wires - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
1:30 pm
Silicon Carbide Linings for Copper Melting Shaft Furnaces - Room A411
Development of New High-Performance Aluminum Conductors Produced by Continuous Casting - Room A403
1:40 pm
Drawing of High-Strength Aluminium Alloy Wire by Using a Cryogenic Wiredrawing Method - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
2:00 pm
Improving the Technological Plasticity of Material in Dieless Drawing Processes - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
New Dual-Layer Refractory Material for Burner Blocks in Copper Melting Shaft Furnaces - Room A411
How to Run a RBD Line With Integrated Annealer for Cu and Al in the Most Efficient Way - Room A403
2:20 pm
Production of Zn-Mg Wire for Biomedical Application - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
3:00 pm
Inaugural Meeting - WAI Operations Forum - Room A313
4:00 pm
The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability from the Sports World to the Business World - Sonoco Theater [Exhibition Hall]
7:05 pm
GCCF Dinner (7:00pm - 9:00pm) - Ventanas

16th May 2019

7:00 am
GCCF Authors' Breakfast - A401
8:00 am
Running a Copper Rod Line: Tricky Business - Room A411
Copper Rolling Lubricants: The Future - Room A403
8:30 am
Hazelett® Twin-Belt Caster – Past, Present, and Future - Room A411
Controlling Bacteria in Soluble Oil Systems with the use of UV Light - Room A403
9:00 am
Advanced Continuous Rotary Extrusion of Copper and Its Alloys - Room A411
Hot Rolling Fundamentals - Managing Rolling Lubricants for Optimum Copper Rod Quality - Room A403
9:45 am
Business Challenges for Copper Continuous Castings - Room A411
Caster Water Filtration - Room A403
10:00 am
Manufacturing Management Workshop - Room A313
10:15 am
Safety Culture - Room A411
Continuous Cast Copper Rod Coolant Filtration - Room A403
10:45 am
High-Speed Eddy Current Testing of Round, Ovate, and Fine Wire - Room A403


 GCCF Lubrication and Testing Track Scheduled Lunches Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing Scheduled Breaks
 Global Continuous Casting Forum Technical Program Production Solutions Workshop
 Interwire Conference Fundamentals Nonferrous Elect Track Fundamentals Ferrous Track GCCF Automation and Safety Track
 Scheduled Breakfast      

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