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The Scottish Association for Metals is an affiliate society of
the Institute of Materials, Minerals
and Mining and provides learned and professional development
activities to both members and non-members of the Institute.
There are two other
affiliate societies of the Institute of Materials Minerals and
Mining in Scotland, each meeting the specialist needs and interests
of members of the Institute. The
Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association supports the manufacture,
processing and application of polymers. The Mining
Institute of Scotland has interests in mining, petroleum engineering
and geotechnical engineering.
The Association is
a member of the EngineeringScotland.
A full programme of meetings organised by professional engineering
and technology institutions in Central Scotland is provided on
its web site.
SAM is proud to be
associated with the work of the University of Strathclyde Tribology
Research Group and has sponsored research students to attend
a number of conferences.