"HMHS Monthly Meetings"
Houston Material Handling Society Past Meeting Topics 2001 - 2010 DATE TOPIC PRESENTER COMPANY Feb 2001 Texas Tech Prod Cliff Lane Mar 2001 Discussion on material handling experience Dick Denney Apr 2001 Screw Conveyors – New applications & old Thomas Bill Mencke basic Conveyor Kinetics May 2001 Steep Wall Conveying Loeffler Eng Frank Loeffler Jun 2001 Self Cleaning Screens for Wet/dry solids Andritz-Ruthner John Hughes separation July 2001 Large Heavy Duty Bridge Cranes Konecranes, Inc Don Paulino Aug 2001 Select & Specify Couplings & reducers Falk Sep 2001 Continuous Flow Screen changers Kreyenborg Warren Kim Oct 2001 Metal Detection in Materials Handling in Safeline Pneumatics Nov 2001 Critical points in design of belt conveyors Dick Denney Jan 2002 FEMA - volunteering as a independent Na John Spudick inspector Feb 2002 Ploughshare Mixing Littleford Day Didn't show Mar 2002 Conveyors/structural program TGS shop tour Fritz Kronmiller Apr 2002 Disc Valves Everlasting Frank Hawley Valve May 2002 Conticon Hydraulic Conveying Coperion Hans Schmidt Jun 2002 Roll Compaction Fitzpatrick Tom Kendrick Jul 2002 Soleplate Installation Dow Rick Campana Aug 2002 Astros Ballgame - none Sep 2002 LIW Feeders/weigh belt feeders Thayer Scale Alan McIntosh Oct 2002 Bulk Solids Flow in Silos & Diamondback Bob Wilson & Bob Wilson + 2 Technology Assoc Nov 2002 Belt Filter Presses Hargett Process Dave Hargett Systems Jan 2003 The Transport of dry solids using the new Penberthy Corp Gary Sanders Penberthy model GST Jet Pump Feb 2003 Hoists Dick Denney Mar 2003 Weather problems Apr 2003 Technical Aspects of cutting metal w/ a Hydrocut Joe Rybak water jet May 2003 Oilmist Lubrication Lubrication Doug Branham Systems Co. Jun 2003 Pelletizing of Thermoplastics Jul 2003 Mechanical Operation of a centrifuge Alfalaval Erik Sellman Aug 2003 Astros ballgame Sep 2003 No Meeting - - Oct 2003 Specifications, Applications, Maintenance of ACFM, Inc Gary Hoffmeister PD Blowers Stu Szycher Nov 2003 Truck & Rail Safe Equipment Carbis John Donovan Jan 2004 Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers Elway Industries Daniel Hoch Feb 2004 Fluidized Bed Jet Milling & Air Classification Netzsch, Inc Stephen Miranda 101 Mar 2004 Scrubbers for Dust Collection AAF Dan Josephs International Apr 2004 Concrete Storage Domes Domtec, Int’l Mike Hunter Cambelt Andy Wolfinger May 2004 FPSO Offshore Cranes Konecranes Steve Sofoul America Doug Maclam June 2004 Fines Generation/Dedusting Coperion July 2004 Ductwork Design Nordfab Jim Peters Aug 2004 Astros Game Sep 2004 Continuous Dense Phase Conveying MAC Equipment Jonathan Thorn Steve Griscom Oct 2004 Rotary Valve Venting AK Al Genzer Nov 2004 Pipe Conveyors Koch Richard Munson Frank Loeffler Jan 2005 Bulk Solids Level Measurement Endress & Richard Entralgo w/Ultrasonic and Rader Technologies Hauser Anna Dastugue Feb 2005 Decanter Centrifuges Flottweg div of Ed Sweeney Krauss Maffei Dave Hargett Mar 2005 Restoring Iraqi Oil KBR Herb Meyers Apr 2005 Material Handling Equipment in Hazardous American John Love Environments Specialty Equip’t May 2005 Industrial Elevators – Traction vs. Rack & Champion Tony Whaley Pinion Elevators June 2005 Getting More from Your Computer First Step David Dollinger Technology Computer Serv’s July 2005 Powered Hoist Applications Industrial Hoist Ed Gonzales Services Aug 2005 Prevention, Reduction and Removal of Pelletron Corp Heinz Schneider Fines and Streamers Sep 2005 Concepts of Jet Milling and Flash Drying Fluid Energy Will Rodzewich Processing and Equipment Co Oct 2005 Panel Discussion and Forum on Dust Moderator – Bob Ed Reece, Bill Collectors McCharen McCanse, Al Genzer Nov 2005 Case History of a New Packaging System KBR Bob McCharen and Conveying Equipment Jan 2006 Conveying Technologies – Current State of Zeppelin Dr. Harald Wilms the Art Feb 2006 Panel Discussion – Business and Personal Moderator – Dick Rick Campana, Ethics Denney Bob McCharen, Warren Hall Mar 2006 No Meeting Apr 2006 Plant Tour @ Konecranes America Konecranes Doug Maclam America May 2006 Open Discussion – 2007 Show and other topics Jun 2006 Steel Belt Processing Equipment Sandvik Process Tom Smith Systems LLC Greg Burnham Jul 2006 Silo Bin Dischargers Dow Chemical Konanur Manjunath Aug 2006 Double Flap Valves Plattco Corp Leon Phelps Ray Burrus Sep 2006 Radical Approach to Vertical Conveyance of Olds Elevator Richard McIntosh Bulk Materials – Olds Elevator LLC Harry Crumbling Oct 2006 Plant Tour of Contract Packaging Facility United DC Ben Levine Nov 2006 Fuel Preparation for Various Boiler Types Pennsylvania Jack Logue Crusher Co Jan 2007 Meeting Cancelled due to Weather Feb 2007 Designing for Conveyor Safety Loeffler Fran Loeffler Engineering Mar 2007 Corrugated Sidewall Conveyor Belt Systems Beltservice Corp Dave Dicke Brent Dodson Apr 2007 No Meeting due to Gulf Coast Show May 2007 Panel Discussion – Bid Tab Evaluations Moderator – Ed Reece, KBR Jun 2007 Handling and Discharging “Sticky” Bulk WTW Americas Jurgen Baumer Materials Dee Flynn Jul 2007 Comparison of Isentropic Efficiencies for PD Kaeser Roger Blanton Blowers Compressors Inc Robert Casey Aug 2007 What is New in Portable Crushing Plants Universal Gerald Mangrich Engineering and Warren Leith MPS Aggregate Sep 2007 Comparative Evaluation of Elbows for Pelletron Corp Paul Wagner Pneumatic Conveying Systems Oct 2007 Recent Directions in Level Measurement Monitor Joe Lewis and Monitoring of Bulk Solids Technologies Nov 2007 Plant Tour and Design and Manufacturing of Kinder Morgan Ron Smith Custom Conveyor Systems Engineering Max Fronda Canzio Guerra Jan 2008 Coal Feed Systems in Power Plants Merrick Vic Jones Industries Feb 2008 Choosing the Correct Specifications for an Morris Material Juergen Gieske Overhead Bridge Crane Handling Andrew Adamcik Mar 2008 Sampling Error Sources and Solutions G. R. Sprenger Glenn Sprenger Eng’g Steve Griscom Apr 2008 Screw Conveyor 101 – Theory and Design WAM Inc. Greg Martin Harry Crumbling May 2008 Screening Basics 101 – Theory and Design Rotex, Inc Dan Ferris Mike Brus Jun 2008 Storage Tank Basics and Selection Tank Connection Bill Neighbors Jul 2008 Explosion Proof Cranes and Hoists Columbus Gary Wallace McKinnon Brad Jarnigan Chester Hoist Joe Runyon Yale-Lift Tech Greg Miskowiec Aug 2008 Rack & Pinion vs. Traction Elevators Alimak Hek Inc Tony Whaley Burt Zimmerling Sep 2008 Cancelled due to IKE Oct 2008 Technology to Optimize Baghouse FilterSense T.J. Winalski Performance Nov 2008 Conveying Calcined Coke Agrico Sales Bob Rieck Jan 2009 High Efficiency Cyclones Fisher Dennis Roederer Klosterman Feb 2009 Development of ASTM Fines Analysis Pelletron Corp. Paul Wagner Standard Mar 2009 Volumetric vs. Gravimetric Feeding Tecweigh – Shane Kilpin Tecnetics Industries Apr 2009 11th Gulf Coast Solids Handling and Processing Show May 2009 OSHA Combustible Dust Directive Fenwal Rob Markle Protection Systems June 2009 PRB (Powder River Basin) Coal KnightHawk Jyung-Hoon Kim Characteristics Engineering July 2009 Astros Baseball Game Aug 2009 Basic Catalyst Unloading & Loading Cat Spec, Ltd. Andy Burkhalter Procedures Chad Collins Jason Wood Sep 2009 Dust Explosion Risks in Fine Grinding The Fitzpatrick Tomas Equipment and Milling Systems Company Johansson Oct 2009 Coal Gasification KnightHawk Jyung-Hoon Kim Engineering Nov 2009 Products Liability Law in Texas Bell, Ryniker & Kip Brar Letourneau, PC Jan 2010 Benefits of a Trained Memory Memory Harold Mangum Technologies Institute Feb 2010 Achieving Accurate Weighments in Material Avery Weigh- Penny Dekan Handling Tronix Mar 2010 Indemnity Pitfalls – How to Protect Your Bell, Ryniker & Jas Brar Company when Negotiating the Terms of an Letourneau, PC Indemnity Provision April 2010 Aggregate Dewatering Methods GreyStone, Inc. John Bennington May 2010 Dust Control Systems Young Industries William Mahoney June 2010 PD vs. Dry Screw Compression Blowers in Aerzen Corp. Steve Lungstrum Pneumatic Conveying July 2010 Fundamentals of Safe Rigging Columbus Richard Corbello McKinnon Aug 2010 High Pressure Dilute Phase vs. Dense MAC Equipment Jonathan Thorn Phase Conveying for Plastic Pellets Sep 2010 Bucket Elevators – Comparisons and Gough Econ Ben House Applications Roger Warner Oct 2010 System Installed Tanks – Benefits of Tank Paul Martin installing equipment systems during tank Connections fabrication Nov 2010 Basic Causes of Action and Practical Legal Bell, Ryniker & Kip Brar Advice Letourneau Jan 2011 X-Ray and Metal Detectors – To Protect and Eriez Ray Spurgeon Inspect Manufacturing Company Feb 2011 New Dryer Developments to Optimize GEA Process Jim Schak Particle Size Engineering th Mar 2011 12 Annual Gulf Coast Solids Handling and Processing Show April 2011 Changing the Market from Level to Volume Bindicator Jimmy Shoulders May 2011 Is your Company’s “Non-Compete Clause” Beck, Redden & Jas Brar Enforceable? Secrest, LLP June 2011 Introduction to Conveyor Belt Scale Theory Thayer Scale / Allen McIntosh and Application Hyer Industries July 2011 Airlock Basics – Rotary Valves – Double Wm. W. Meyer & Raymond Burrus Flap Valves – Screw Pumps Sons Aug 2011 No Meeting Sep 2011 Engineering Ethics T.B.P.E. Charles Pennington, P.E. Oct 2011 Bulk Bag Filling & Unloading System Magnum Shannon Beal Options Systems Carl Hoskins Nov 2011 Konecrane Plant Tour Konecrane Mark Laughlin America Andrew Adamcik