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ETS' 56th Fabric Filter Baghouse Seminar May 1-2, 2019

In-House Seminar Schedule 

55th Fabric Filter Baghouse Seminar 

May 1-2, 2019

ETS's Fabric-Filter Baghouse seminar is designed for engineers, operators and maintenance personnel. It covers what a baghouse is, how it works, the effects and relative importance of critical operating parameters, how to achieve maximum performance capability, and how to maintain the equipment in good working order. Troubleshooting and maintenance guidelines will be discussed in detail.  Course qualifies for 1.4 hours of continuing education credit (CEU).



Day 1: Wednesday, May 1, 2019

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration and Seminar Package. Refreshments and Welcome

8:30 - 9:00 Introduction and Overview

9:00 - 10:00 Fundamentals: Fabric & Filter Systems

10:00 - 10:15 Morning Break 

10:15 - 11:30 Design Features of Fabric Filter Systems

11:30 - 12:00 Applications

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch, provided by ETS 

1:00 - 2:00 Cost Considerations/Cost References 

2:00 - 3:15 Trends in Baghouse Technology 

3:15 - 3:30 Afternoon Break

3:30 - 4:30 Fabric Testing  

5:00 - 7:00 Lab Tour and Social Hour


Day 2: Thursday, May 2, 2019

O & M

8:00 - 8:15 Refreshments

8:15 - 9:00 Maximizing Baghouse Filtration Performance and Filter Bag Life 

9:00 - 9:15 Installation and Start-Up

9:15 - 9:30 System Testing and Balancing

9:30 - 10:00  Warranties and Performance Guarantees

10:00 - 10:15 Morning Break

10:15 - 11:00 Inspection and Maintenance Procedures for Achieving Smooth Operations

11:00 - 12:45 Troubleshooting: Symptoms, Causes and Remedies - A Group Workshop - Case Studies

12:45 - 1:00 Closing Exercises - Lunch to Follow



Dr. John McKenna, PhD - CEO of ETS, Inc.  Forty-five years fabric filter and other APC device experience. Lecturer - EPA fabric filter workshop and author.

Terry Williamson - Vice President Laboratory Operations, ETS, Inc.  Twenty-five years experience with bag and baghouse testing.

Jeff Smith - Field Services Manager, ETS Inc.  Thirty-five years experience inspecting and troubleshooting a variety of APC equipment.

Christina Clark - Engineering Manager, ETS, Inc. Fifteen years experience. APC design, bag fabric testing and baghouse studies.

Reid Thomas - Technical Sales Manager, Menardi-Filtex.

Richard Miller, MBA - Senior Consultant and Principal, Miller Energy & Environmental Services, LLC.

Richard Williams - Key Accountant Sales Manager, FLSmidth AFT Division 


Directions to ETS

ETS is close to Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport at 1401 Municipal Road. From I-81, take 581 South to the Hershberger Road exit, and follow signs to airport. When you see the airport entrance on your left, Municipal Road will be the next right. From US 220 or US 460, take 581 North to the Hershberger Road exit, and follow the signs to the airport.


Nearby Hotels

Courtyard Marriott (540) 362-2400

Comfort Inn (540) 527-2020

Sheraton (540) 563-9300

Holiday Inn (540) 362-4500


If ETS can be of service, please call our Seminar Coordinator at (540) 265-0004 Ext.292.
phone: (540) 265-0004 x292
fax: (540) 265-0131

Seminar Coordinator
ETS, Inc.
1401 Municipal Road, N.W.
Roanoke, VA 24012-1309 


Registration Fees

Early Paid Seminar $925
Postmarked after April 15, 2019 $1025
Discounts available for multiple attendees

If outside US, please pay in US funds.

Fee includes seminar, textbook, materials package, luncheon, social hour and coffee breaks. Hotel rooms not included.

ETS reserves the right to cancel this seminar and will not be obligated to pay for charges accumulated in anticipation of this seminar (i.e., plane tickets or hotel rooms). No refunds will be given unless cancellation by the participant is prior to 36 hours of the start of the seminar.




Contact Information:
Contact Phone: 540-265-0004 ext. 292
Contact Email: karenr@etsi-inc.com
More Information: http://www.etsi-inc.com/News_Listing_Detail.asp?NCAT=&SID=&ID=9

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