McMaster MSTS

Materials Student Technical Society

Upcoming Events

Casting Workshop

Tuesday February 20 - Thursday February 22, 2018


The McMaster Materials Student Technical Society (MSTS) is holding a casting workshop sponsored by MetSoc of CIM. The cost of this three day workshop per person is $500 and the seminars will be free for McMaster University students. Training will be done by David Schmidt from Finite Solutions Inc. (USA) and François Audet from Foundry Solutions Metallurgical Services Inc. (technical support for Canada).


Why attend? Avoid costly trials and errors, maximize casting quality and minimize production cost. SOLIDCast™ for solidification defects; FLOWCast™ for metal flow related defects and OPTICast™ to optimize metal yield % and process parameters automatically. Use your evaluation license to solve your challenge.

What’s included: Installation of the software on your laptop for a 45 days evaluation; USB drive with all training material, videos and case studies, lunch on February 20th and 21st, coffee and snacks every day, networking with students.


Note: The student seats are limited to 40. Registration ends on January 31st.


For any inquiries email Shooka Mahboubi at



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