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Thomas R. Keeler
of EPSCO International, Inc. & TRK Engineering Services Inc.
He is manager and principle lecturer of Precipitator
Seminars, conducting nationwide seminars on electrostatic
precipitators. Tom is
an electrical engineer graduating from Lehigh University, with
over 30 years experience in the particulate removal field
including 5 years as a field service engineer for Environmental
Elements Corporation, a major precipitator manufacturer.
He is an active member in several professional societies
and was a panelist at the 1993 Power-Gen Americas and a speaker at
the 1994 & 1998 World Mining Exposition in Chile. Tom has also been a
panelist at several of the ESP/FF Round Table Forums.
Tom was the editor and one of the authors of the new FMAC
EPRI “ESP Maintenance Guide” completed in December 2002.
This manual will set the standards for ESP maintenance for
many years to come. In
October 2003 Tom created the first web-based seminar series on ESP
Maintenance for EPRI.
In 2008 Tom was awarded the International Fellow Award from the
Keith M. Bradburn has
a 48 year career in the air pollution control industry. He spent
21years with Lodge-Cottrell in England and USA and served in
numerous engineering and technical positions and was for many
years the US technical manager for precipitators. He later spent
27 years with Flakt/Alstom as product and technology manager for
dry and wet precipitators and fabric filters. Responsibilities
included equipment sizing and design, proposals, product
engineering interfacing, equipment performance, troubleshooting
and testing. He retired from his position of Director of
Technology Management at Alstom in 2010. Keith is the author of
numerous papers on precipitators and fabric filters and co-author
of one book on electrostatic precipitators. Keith is general
manager of EPSCO.
|Kenneth J. Aken ||
Was with ALSTOM Power for over 37 years as a Project Engineer, Project Manager and Project Director including planning, scheduling, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, and performance testing of services and equipment. Product lines included electrostatic precipitators, fabric filters, flue gas desulphurization and dry flue gas desulphurization systems.
|Larry K. Boyer || |
Has 28 years in the air pollution control field. His experience while employed at Wheelabrator Air Pollution Control included applications, engineering, field service, aftermarket sales and service, and research and development. He has extensive experience with electrostatic precipitators on hot-side and cold-side utility applications, and a variety of industrial applications. Construction checkout, startup, training, testing, troubleshooting, and customer maintenance planning are a variety of areas of expertise. Other experience includes fabric filter dust collectors, mechanical collectors, and dry FGD installations
twenty (20) years experience in all phases of air pollution
control. As the Manager of Engineering and Applications at
Southern Environmental, Tim was responsible for all designs and
drawings as well as estimating and equipment sizing. As the
Vice President and COO of
Environmental Technology, he was responsible for the full
operations of an integrated turn key supplier. As the
president of Air Advantage, inc., he provides consulting and engineering
experience includes design engineering, fabrication and
construction of fabric filters, wet and dry electrostatic
precipitators, dry scrubbers, mercury controls, and materials
Richard L. Gentile
A Professional Engineer in structural engineering registered to practice in over 15 states. Richard was the co-founder and past President of an engineering design company specializing in air pollution control equipment. He and his company provided engineering support services to many original equipment manufacturers. Richard continues to maintain close ties with Multitech and serves as EPSCO's liaison with them for subcontracted engineering services. He has over 40 years of structural design experience and he is familiar with the mechanical and structural design of most ESP suppliers.
Charles B. Barranger
has over 43 years of experience in the Air Pollution Control Field
as an Equipment Designer, Project Engineer, Application Engineer,
Project Manager, Proposal Manager, Fabric Filter Project Manage
and Manager of Application Engineering for ALSTOM. Was ALSTOM’s
Fabric Filter representative at ICAC and EPRI. Other areas of
expertise include electrostatic precipitator conversions to fabric
filters, dry/semi dry injection systems for control of SO2, SO3,
and Hg, wet flue gas desulphurization, and combinations of these
products to perform as multi-pollutant control plants. The major
projects covered Coal Fired Boilers, Iron & Steel, Cement, and
Waste-to-Energy plants. He has also worked in Republic of South
Africa and Brazil.
engineer, with over 30 years experience in the design, start up
and operation of sulphuric acid plants. After 12 years of
experience with Panamerican Consulting Internacional, a Monsanto
licensee, in the design, construction and Start up of chemical
plants, particularly sulphuric acid, in Colombia, Venezuela,
Canada, Chile, Indonesia, etc. became an independent consultant in
the area of sulphuric acid, which includes revamp studies,
operation, auditing and construction.
twenty (35) years experience specializing in fog and water based
dust suppression systems used primarily in the mining and power
industries and the enhancement of evaporative gas cooling and
conditioning systems used in pyroprocessing applications.
Mr. Raring is a graduate of
and holds a BS degree
in Engineering Physics. Mr.
Raring served as Vice President of Sales and Engineering for Sonic
Development in the 70’s, he co-founded EnviroCare Inc. in the
early 80’s, and he formed The Raring Corporation in 1985.