Steel Preservation Workshop Coming to Lansing, Mich., March 9-10

Looking to expand your skills in metal repair and preservation? Lansing Community College, Lansing, Mich., is hosting an “Iron and Steel Preservation Workshop” March 9-10.

The workshop is intended to increase the expertise of engineers, designers, builders and contractors who can confidently specify appropriate processes for the repair, rehabilitation and restoration of metals. Participants will gain knowledge through presentations and demonstrations as well as interaction with a wide variety of professionals.

In addition to learning welding processes, the workshop will include a demonstration of the hydraulic riveter. This process is currently being used in the replication of bridge members for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project in Boston. Although riveting for construction of new bridges and buildings was discontinued in the U.S. in the late 1950s, this process can be appropriate in the repair, rehabilitation and restoration of riveted members. Participants will see this process at work and be given an opportunity to drive rivets during the hands-on demonstrations.

Continuing education credits are also available for attending either or both days of the workshop.

Discounted registration rates are available until February 15. You can find the workshop schedule, registration pricing and CEU information on the Lansing Community College website. To register for the workshop, call 517.483.9853.