The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. 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.

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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.

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