May 2009 – Rapid City, South Dakota

Topics covered in course are for end users Electrical Maintenance Technicians only please no vendors.  Objective is to identify challenging maintenance issues, understand theory of operation, offer
troubleshooting techniques, and provide industry accepted maintenance and repair practices on DC
 Motors and Generators.  

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The next WMEA conference will be held in Rapid City, SD – May 27th ~ 29th, 2009. Plan now to attend!

Agenda

Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn
505 North Fifth Street
Rapid City, South Dakota
Call: 1-605-348-4000
Fax: 1-605-348-9777

 

Flanders CourseNOTE: 1 Day DC Machine Operations and Maintenance Technical Training Course May 27th for end user (only) electrical technicians (*1)
May. 27th ,Wednesday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
DC Machines Operations and Maintenance CoursePresented By Rick Scherer, PE – Corporate Technical Manager Flanders Electric and WMEA
  
WMEA Meeting 
5:30 pm – 7:30 pmRegistration and Hospitality room
  
May. 28th ,Thursday
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration
  
8:00 am – 8:15 amOpening remarks/Business Meeting
– Jed Jensen, President
  
8:15 am – 9:15 amGroup Discussion Divide into groups to discuss Safety, New Innovations & Technology, Problems and Solutions, and Future Meeting Presentation Topics and locations. Summary of discussion will be presented the following morning.
  
9:15 am – 9:30 amBreak
  
9:30 am – 10:15 amPower Monitoring and Energy Management
– Bruce Reeves Automation Specialist, Crum Electric Supply
– John Ahrens ACCESS Business Development Manager
  
10:15 am –11:15 amDragline Sync Motor Excitation
– William Horvath, General Industries A.E. Team Leader, TMGE Automation Systems
  
11:15 am – 12:00 pm

 

Commutator Maintenance and Repair Tools
– Jeff “J” Hager, International Sales Manager
Martindale Electric
  
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch
  
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmLED= Safety and Saving
– Doug Woehler, Business Development Manager
Unimar Inc.
  
2:00 pm – 2:15 pmBreak
  
2:15 pm – 3:00 pmArc Flash Panel Discussion
– Dale Chittum, Senior National FR expert, Aramark
– Dennis Neitzel, Director of AVO Training Institute
– Alexander Nizov, P.E., Principle/Manager of the Electrical Engineering Division of AVO Training Institute(*2)
  
3:00 pm – 3:15 pmBreak
  
3:15 pm – 4:00 pmArc Flash Panel Discussion
continued….
  
5:30 pm – 7:00 pmHospitality room
  
May. 29th ,Friday
8:00 am – 9:15 am
Group Discussion
Summary of Group Discussions held on Thursday
  
9:15 am – 9:30 amBreak
  
9:30 am – 10:30 am

 

Upgrading Power Systems by Replacing C0-Series Electromechanical Relays with Startco Feeder Protection
– Cory Anderson, BScEE, EIT
Technical Sales, Startco;- Don Selkirk, P.Eng.
Sales Engineer, Startco
  
10:30 am – 10:45 amBreak
  
10:45 am – 11:45 amElectrical Troubleshooters:
A Phenomenological Study of Expertise in Powder River Electrical Organizations
– Lonnie Anderson
University of Nebraska College of Education and Human Sciences, Ph.D. Student
  
11:45 am – 12:00 pmClosing remarks
– Jed Jensen, President
  
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
  
1:00 pmSteering committee meeting

          (*1) Topics covered in course are for end users Electrical Maintenance Technicians only please no vendors.
Objective is to identify challenging maintenance issues, understand theory of operation, offer
troubleshooting techniques, and provide industry accepted maintenance and repair practices on DC
Motors and Generators.

Presented by Rick Scherer / PE – Corporate Technical Manager with Flanders Electric and WMEA.

         Please RSVP for DC Machine Operations and Maintenance Course to: [email protected],
and 
[email protected]

         Class will be held at the Rushmore Plaza holiday Inn, room TBD.  Course is open and free of charge to
mining electrical end-users only.  Training material and lunch will be provided.

 (*2) The Arc flash Panel will require audience participation to make it a success Travis Sondrol will mediate
the Panel and ask questions from emails received prior to the meeting, the panel will field questions
from the audience as well.

Please Email any and all Arc Flash questions to Travis Sondrol at [email protected].  These
questions can be asked anonymously if you would like please state that in your emails please.

Papers

 
 
 
 

 

Event Details

Start date: 05/27-29/2009

End date: 05/27-29/2009