Technical Programming


Working With High-Strength Steels virtual seminar

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Thursday, October 15, 2020
Virtual Seminar | 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET

PMA’s technical seminar has gone virtual. Pack your lunch and join our experts as they deliver enlightening presentations!

What you will learn:

  • The origin and effect of elastic and plastic stress (force) and strain (deformation)
  • The effect that different mechanical properties have on different forming modes
  • Proper press and straightening equipment selection
  • Die-design guidelines and pitfalls to avoid
  • Dimensional stability and springback 
  • Current and emerging Third Generation Steels


Danny Schaeffler, President, Engineering Quality Solutions, Inc.
Danny Schaeffler, with 30 years of materials and applications experience, is co-founder of 4M Partners, LLC and founder and president of Engineering Quality Solutions (EQS). EQS provides product-applications assistance to materials and manufacturing companies; 4M teaches fundamentals and practical details of material properties, forming technologies, processes and troubleshooting needed to form high-quality components. Danny is the Metallurgy and Forming Technical Editor of the next release of the AHSS Applications Guidelines available from WorldAutoSteel, and is a columnist for The Science of Forming in MetalForming magazine.

Peter Ulintz, Technical Director, Precision Metalforming Association
Peter Ulintz has worked in the metal stamping and tool and die industries since 1978. He worked for Anchor Manufacturing Group in Cleveland, OH, for 28 years prior to joining PMA in 2015 as technical director. His background includes tool and die making, tool engineering, process engineering, engineering management and product development. Peter speaks regularly at PMA technical seminars and conferences. He also is past president of the North American Deep Drawing Research Group, and is a columnist for Tooling by Design in MetalForming magazine.

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All times are eastern.

Day One: Wednesday, October 14

12:00 p.m. How Steels Get Stronger/Tensile Testing—Danny Schaeffler
High-Strength Steel Grades: How They Compare and Where They are Different—Danny Schaeffler
High-Strength Steel Processing: Stamping Challenges and Solutions—Danny Schaeffler
3:20 p.m. Q&A
3:30 p.m. Adjourn

Day Two: Thursday, October 15

12:00 p.m. The Impact of Higher-Strength Steels on Press Equipment—Peter Ulintz
Cutting and Punch Higher-Strength Steels—Peter Ulintz
Forming, Flanging and Drawing Higher-Strength Steels—Peter Ulintz
3:20 p.m. Q&A
3:30 p.m. Adjourn


$199 PMA Member
$299 Nonmember

NOTE: Attendees will receive an email from “Webinar Admin” with the login information. Use the login for both days.

Registrants will receive a link to the presentation recording after the webinar.

To register over the phone, please contact Marianne Sichi at 216-901-8800 ext. 150.