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Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing

WAI Event
 Registration Closed
Date: October 08, 2019 12:00 AM - October 09, 2019 05:00 PM

Venue: Grand Wayne Convention Center  |  City: Fort Wayne, United States

Join WAI for a wire industry introduction.

New to the industry? Need to come up to speed in a hurry? Or are you unclear about the many wire processing terms you've heard?

Yes? Then this concentrated introductory course is for you. It provides a solid grounding in the essentials of wire and cable manufacturing presented by experts in the field. It's WAI's most popular training program and refresher course for new hires, sales teams, and operations personnel. 

Course Topics:

  • Mechanics of wiredrawing
  • Drawing dies
  • Wiredrawing lubricants
  • Wire breaks & surface damage
  • Stranding cable
  • Cleaning & coating of rod & wire
  • Extrusion
  • Basics of electrical testing
  • Ferrous heat treatment
  • Used machinery
  • Marking & printing
  • Testing & properties
  • Ferrous Metallurgy


  • 10 instructors
  • Ferrous, nonferrous/electrical & general tracks
  • Wire breaks & surface damage
  • Value -
    • $245 WAI Members
    • 345 Nonmembers


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Closest Airport
120 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne
IN 46802, United States




All Dates

  • From October 08, 2019 12:00 AM to October 09, 2019 05:00 PM


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Contact us

The Wire Association Int.

71 Bradley Road, Suite 9

Madison, CT 06433-2662

P: (203) 453-2777