Kai Hartman

kai hAssistant Professor
Department of Design Engineering Technology
(260) 665-4638 | hartmank@trine.edu

Areas of Expertise:

Nonferrous Metallurgy
Nonferrous Casting (sand and permanent mold, as well as continuous casting)
Continuous Copper Extrusion and Draw-Hardening
Destructive Testing of Metallic Materials
Machine Design and Repair
3-D modeling: SolidWorks and others

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor of Science, Trine University. 

Master of Science, Trine University.

Work History:

Trine University | Present

  • Assistant Professor

Premium Defense and Aerospace Aluminum Foundry | 5 Years

Copper Casting and Plating Company | 3 Years


 “Effect of Different Chill Materials on Aluminum Casting Solidifcation and Mechanical Properties” Steve Robison, AFS, Schaumburg, Ill., Stephen Gonczy, Gateway Materials Technology, Mt. Prospect, Ill.; Kai Hartman, Denison Industries, Denison, Texas; Robin Foley, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala.

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