FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
S-afe, Inc to participate in IHEA training seminar
April 30th and May 1st, 2007
Franklin Switzer, Jr., President of
will be continuing, for the 5th year, his participation in the annual
Safety Standards seminar held
this year at the Indianapolis Omni-Severin Hotel on April 30th and May 1st, sponsored by IHEA.
This year will be the first complete presentation of the new NFPA 86-2007
New this year, Franklin will be covering Chapter 7, Commissioning,
Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Testing as well as his previous topic
of Industrial Safety Valves. Other topics covered
Monday, April 30, 2007
NFPA 86 Standards for Furnaces and Ovens
Understanding and interpreting standards applicable to industrial furnaces
and ovens, including training, warnings, inspection and maintenance.
Construction and Ventilation including Thermal Oxidizer and Class A Furnace
Consideration for safe location and construction of furnaces and related
equipment to protect personnel from fire or explosion hazards. Design
requirements and heating system standards will be covered.
||Furnace Heating Systems
including Class B Furnace Considerations
Operations, Maintenance, Inspection and Testing
Safety Equipment and Application including Programmable Logic Controller
Session will cover the current requirements for the compliant
application of PLC's in combustion safety systems.
and Application including Safety Controls and Devices
Use of safety devices for furnace heating and ventilation systems covering
valves, flame safety controls and other required equipment.
Tuesday, May 1, 2007
||Safety Equipment and Application including
Safety Shutoff Valves
Requirements for utilizing safety shutoff valves as a key
safety control to protect against explosions and fires.
||Class C Furnace: Special
Safety controls and procedures relating to the introduction and removal of
flammable special atmospheres in furnaces.
||Class C Furnace: Quench and
Molten Salt Bath Furnaces
Requirements for furnaces using either an internal or external quench or
molten salt bath.
||Class D Furnace: Vacuum
Review of heating systems, ventilation and safety equipment for vacuum
furnaces, including furnaces with integral liquid quench or special
||Loss prevention: An Insurers'
Special session on loss prevention and insurers role involving the
application and enforcement of standards, including drawing approvals and
||Panel Discussion of Questions
An open discussion period for questions submitted by seminar participants.
An opportunity to review specific applications.
Speakers include: Ray Ostrawski (Seminar
Chairman), Bruce Abe (North American Manufacturing Company), John Barron (Ipsen
International, Inc.), Sean Caton (Honeywell, Inc.), Ted Jablkowski (North
American Manufacturing Company), Fred Jensen (Jensen Industries, Inc.), Glen
Mortensen (Zurich Services), Mark Stender (Surface
Combustion, Inc.), Franklin Switzer (S-afe, Inc.), Algirdas Underys (A. Finkl &
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