Who is this course for?

Join WAI for a wire industry introduction

New to the industry? Need to come up to speed in a hurry? Or are you unclear about the many wire processing terms you've heard?

Yes? Then this concentrated introductory course is for you. It provides a solid grounding in the essentials of wire and cable manufacturing presented by experts in the field. It's WAI's most popular training program and refresher course for operations personnel, sales teams, and new hires.

And for a limited time this course is now online.


14 Course Topics

Basics of Electrical Testing
Cleaning and Coating of Rod & Wire
Drawing Dies
Ferrous Heat Treatment
Ferrous Metallurgy
Marking & Printing
Mechanics of Wiredrawing
Stranding Cable
Testing & Properties
Used Machinery
Wire Breaks & Surface Damage
Wiredrawing Lubricants

- Concluding with an
Operations Panel -

12 Instructors, 3 Panelists

Erika Atkins
Anand Bhagwat
Eric Bieberich
Kevin Dancy
C. Richard Gordon
David Gzesh
Tom Heberling
Mark Spencer
Erik A. Macs
Stacy Martin 
Tom Maxwell Jr.
Zach McAfee
Horace Pops 
Chris Porada
Matt Reinoehl
Casey Spradlin
Jim York

3 Tracks

Ferrous Track
General Track
Nonferrous/Electrical Track