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Measuring residual stresses in glass products focus of ASTM training course

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Measuring Residual Stresses in Glass Products, a new technical and professional training course sponsored by ASTM International, focuses on using non-destructive photo-elastic methods of stress analysis in quality control processes to improve yield, productivity, and help prevent costly field failures, according to an Aug. 4 release. This new course covers: principles of stress measurement in glass products; heat-treated glass applications; container and specialty glass applications; and verification, maintenance and calibration of equipment. Students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with testing samples they bring to the class. This course is intended for glass industry professionals, especially those in R&D and QC functions including: process engineers, QC technicians and supervisors, production personnel involved in product quality and R&D and manufacturing engineers.The course will be offered Sept. 29 at ASTM International headquarters in West Conshohocken, Pa. The attendance fee is $495 and includes course notes, eight referenced ASTM standards, a course completion certificate, a continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. For registration and hotel information, contact Eileen Finn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., 610-832-9686. efinn@astm.org.

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