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Updated: Registration open for WAI’s virtual Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing course offered Dec. 1 and 8, 2021

11/8/21 Madison, Connecticut, USA. – The Wire Association International will offer its most popular training course “Fundamentals of Wire Manufacturing” virtually for the second time this year in a  two-part series on consecutive Wednesdays: December 1 and 8, 2021. Led by 13 industry experts, the program serves as a training and refresher course for wire and cable operations personnel, sales and administrative teams, and new hires.

 Topics include:

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

 Discounts are available for WAI members at $147 USD for full access; and $175 for full access plus new WAI membership; the non-member rate is $245.

Visit: https://funwiremfg.heysummit.com/ for full details and to register.

Sponsors include:

Cerro Wire; Encore Wire Corp.; Gem Gravure Co. Inc.; James Monroe Wire & Cable Corp.; Lloyd & Bouvier; Prysmian Group;  SDI LaFarga COPPERWORKS; Sonoco Reels & Spools; Southwire Co. LLC; and Wire & Plastic Machinery Corp.

 The Wire Association International is a not-for-profit association with 1,800 individual members in 50 countries. The association serves the educational needs of the wire and cable manufacturing industry through a variety of products and services. WAI manages the Interwire Trade Exposition and the WAI Operations Summit & Wire Expo and publishes the Wire Journal International and the Wire Journal International Reference Guide.


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