Search - Content
Search - Industry
Search - People/Events
Search - Forums
Search - Book of Terms
Search - Newsfeeds



An Overview of Nonferrous Rod and Wire Technology

Map Location

Loading map...
Guilford, CT, USA
An Overview of Nonferrous Rod and Wire Technology
Feb 13 at 11:00 AM - Feb 13 at 12:30 PM
(UTC -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada), Bogota, Lima
Event Summary
This webinar covers changes and improvements to mining, continuous casting, wiredrawing, and development of rod standards for nonferrous wire.
Event Admins
Seats available
Unlimited seats

This webinar is intended for those in the wire industry involved primarily with the production and application of nonferrous rod and wire. It covers significant changes and improvements that have occurred over many centuries to factors involving mining, continuous casting, wiredrawing, and development of rod standards. Principles and practices of copper and aluminum conductors are discussed from a metallurgical perspective, and include the importance of impurities, annealability, surface effects, and property control. Finally, mechanisms that create and accelerate the formation of fines during wiredrawing are presented.

Instructor:Horace Pops

Horace Pops is president of Horace Pops Consulting, Inc., Ft. Wayne, Indiana, USA. He previously was director, metals laboratory at Superior Essex in Ft. Wayne. He holds an Sc.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh and an M.Met.E. degree from Lehigh University, and a B.Met.E. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was president of the Wire Association International from 1992 to 1993. He has received numerous honors from WAI, including its Mordica and Donnellan Memorial Awards as well as 16 paper awards spanning 1976 to 2008. He is the sole or co-holder of 10 patents.

More Information:

For further information, contact WAI Director of Education Marc Murray at (001) 203-453-2777, ext. 121, or

Members receive free access to all WAI webinars. The non-member price is $55 per webinar.
Early registration is suggested. Reserve your seat now.

Pre-registration is required for this event, please follow this link to register.