Schedule

TechForum 2016- New Orleans


Tuesday, October 4

12:30 PM-1:30 PM Lunch
Lunch on your own

1:30 PM-5:00 PM - Grand Salon
Technical Session No. 1

  • 1:30-2:00: Introductions, Barrow Way Award
  • 2:00-2:30: Lachi Lazarov
    Energy Efficiency Through Combined Heat & Power (CHP)
  • 2:30-3:00: Joel Hahm
    Pluses and Minuses of Galvanized Bridge Steel
  • 3:00-3:15 Break - Sponsored by Zaclon LLC.
  • 3:15-3:45: Alana Hochstein
    Demystifying the Touch-Up and Repair Requirements of ASTM A780
  • 3:45-4:15: Robert Betts
    Zinc Thermal Spray Coatings
  • 4:15-4:30: Bennett Lacey
    Gloves for Handling Steel

6:00 PM-7:30 PM
MarketPlace Reception

 

Wednesday, October 5

7:30 AM-8:00 AM

Breakfast - Sponsored by Western Technologies

8:00 AM-10:30 AM

Technical Session No. 2

  • 8:00-8:20: Phil Rahrig
    Galvanizer Certifications Update
  • 8:20-9:00: Curtis Goad
    Undetected and Silent Leaks
  • 9:00-10:00 MarketPlace Break
  • 10:00-10:30: Phil Rahrig
    Weighing Black Steel and Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel - Profit and Process Improvement Opportunity

10:30 AM-7:00 PM
Plant Tour: Millennium Galvanizing and Great States Galvanizing
Lunch at the Plants

Thursday, October 6

7:30 AM-8:00 AM

Breakfast - Sponsored by Western Technologies

8:30 AM-12:00 PM

Technical Session No. 3

  • 8:30-9:00: Tom Langill
    Zinc Bath Measurements
  • 9:00-9:30: Michael Patterson
    Galvanizing Furnace Technology Update
  • 9:30-10:00 Break - Sponsored by Zaclon LLC.
  • 10:00-10:30: Mike Leeming
    Boiler & Water Heater Types and Their Differences
  • 10:30-11:00: Mario Ubiali
    Data-Driven, Practical Strategies to Take Care of Your Galvanizing Kettle
  • 11:00-11:45: Small Group Discussions

11:45-12:45 AM
Pre-Tour Luncheon - Sponsored by Resolite

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Plant Tours: AZZ Galvanizing Hobson