MWSC Materials

Course Description:

This course is designed to offer an in-depth study of the materials, tool steel, and the heat treat processes that it involves.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the student will have removed the mystery that surrounds tool steel and the heat treatment process. The student will get a thorough understanding of how to heat treat parts without sacrificing wear and learn how to minimize loss from cracking and distortion.  Students will be introduced to tool steel selection by looking at 28 of the more popular grades of tool steel and 3 alloy steels.

Course Outline:

  • What is tool steel
  • What is heat treatment
  • Basic Furnace Room tools
  • Surface Protection
  • Heat Treating A2, A6, H13, S7, D2, M2, W1, CPM 10V, 4140 Tool Steel
  • Cryogenics
  • Guidelines for Grinding Hardened Tool Steel
  • Good Design Practices
  • Welding Tool Steels
  • The Effects of EDM
  • Tool Steel Selection


Book requirements:
Name: Heat Treatment, Selection & Application of Tool Steels, 2e
Author: William E. Bryson
ISBN: 156990376x
The hard cover and the soft cover have the same ISBN number. Either one is fine for class. 

2017/2018 Session Details:
39 Hours
This class will run on Monday and Wednesdays., 6-9 pm


Register Below or
Contact the MA Training Department at 717-843-3891
Training@MASCPA.org 


Date: 11/1 - 12/13/2017
Sessions: 13 sessions
Times: 6 - 9 pm Mondays & Wednesdays
Location: MA, 160 Roosevelt Ave, Suite 400, York PA 17401
Cost (member): 355
Cost (non-member): 533
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