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Upcoming Webinars

● Finding, Fixing and Monitoring Compressed Air Leaks

Thursday, January 21st, 2021 - 2:00 PM EST - Free Registration

● Common Causes & Solutions for Compressed Air Pressure Drop

Thursday, March 25st, 2021 - 2:00 PM EST - Free Registration

● Dryer/Filter Quality KPI’s: Dew Point/Pressure Before Summer Hits

Thursday, June 17th, 2021 - 2:00 PM EST - Free Registration

● Air Compressor & Dryer Sizing for High Ambient Temperatures

Thursday, August 12th, 2021 - 2:00 PM EST - Free Registration

● Sizing VSD Air Compressors for Different Load Profiles

Thursday, October 21st, 2021 - 2:00 PM EST - Free Registration

Webinar Archive

Our Latest Webinars

Measuring KPI's: kW, Flow, Pressure, Dew Point - Presenter Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation - Sponsored by Kahn Instruments and VPInstruments.

Measuring Dew Point for Process Safety, Quality & Efficiency - Presenter Ron Marshall - Sponsored by Vaisala.

Vacuum System Efficiency Projects - Presenter Chris Gordon, President & CEO, Blackhawk Equipment. - Sponsored by Busch Vacuum Solutions.

Air Compressor Technology

Calculating Storage for Demand Events - Presenter Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services - Sponsored by BEKO Technologies and Kaeser Compressors.

VSD Air Compressor Installation Guidelines - Presenter Loran Circle, Senior Consultant, Circle Training & Consulting.

Air Compressor Master Controls to Prevent Control Gap - Presenter Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation - Sponsored by BEKO Technologies and VPInstruments.

The“Unofficial 3 Levels" of Compressed Air Best Practices Systems - Presenter Rod Smith, Publisher/Producer, Compressed Air Best Practices® Magazine and the Best Practices EXPO & Conference.

7 Common Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Compressed Air System Efficiency - Presenter Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Compressed Air Consulting.

Air Compressor Lubrication & Maintenance - Presenter Loran Circle, Senior Consultant, Circle Training & Consulting. - Sponsored by Summit Lubricants.

Calculating Storage Volume for Compressed Air Systems- Presenter Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services. - Sponsored by BEKO Technologies.

Control Strategies for Multiple VFD Air Compressors - Presenter Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting. Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

Selecting & Sizing Oil-Free Air Compressors - Presenter Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services. - Sponsored by Nidec Motor and Atlas Copco Compressors.

Visualizing KPI’s: Specific Power, Flow, Pressure, Dewpoint - Presenter Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting. - Sponsored by VPInstruments.

Proper Installation & Sizing of VSD Air Compressors - Presenter Ross Orr, Systems Engineer, Compressor Energy Services.

5 Tips on Optimizing VFD Air Compressors - Presented by Loran Circle, Senior Consultant, Compressed Air System Training & Consulting - Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

How to Size VSD Air Compressors - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Atlas Copco Compressors.

IoT and Compressed Air Management Systems - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

When to Install a VSD Air Compressor - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Atlas Copco & VPInstuments.

Lowering Compressed Air Pressure: What Works in the Plastics Industry - Presented by Peter Rhoten, President, Hope Air Systems. Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

Metal Fabrication and Machining Best Practices with Compressed Air Systems - Presented by Andy Poplin, Sales Manager, Atlas Machine & Supply. Sponsored by BEKO Technologies.

Compressed Air Purification & Piping

Designing Piping Systems for Low Pressure Drop - Presenter Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services. - Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

Safety and Quality in Compressed Air: Why You Should Care - Presenter Loran Circle, Senior Consultant, Circle Training & Consulting. - Sponsored by Trace Analytics and BEKO Technologies.

Compressed Air Condensate Drain Selection and Oil/Water Separation - Presented by Loran Circle, Senior Consultant, Circle Training & Consulting - Sponsored by BEKO Technologies.

Safe Quality Food Standard: 5 Compressed Air Criteria - Presented by Phil Kruger, General Manager, Harris Equipment. Sponsored by BEKO Technologies and Trace Analytics.

Heat of Compression Desiccant Dryers Basic Principles - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by Henderson Engineering Company.

Nitrogen Use in Food Processing & Packaging - Presented by Bruce Welt, Professor in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Florida. Sponsored by Parker Industrial Gas Filtration and Generation Division.

Benefits & Technology for Decentralizing a -40 ºF Dew Point - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by BEKO Technologies & Kahn Instruments.

Benefits of Desiccant Dryer Dew Point & Purge Control - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by BEKO Technologies.

Balancing Energy Efficiency & Dewpoint with Desiccant Dryers - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by Kahn Instruments.

Common Desiccant Compressed Air Dryer Sizing Errors - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by BEKO Technologies.

Pressure Drop and Leaks: Repairing Regulators/Filters on Production Equipment - Presented by Peter Rhoten, President, Hope Air Systems. Sponsored by CDI Meters.

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Compliance: Two Compressed Air System Specifications - Presented by Jason Wizner, Account Manager, DirectAIR. Sponsored by Atlas Copco & Trace Analytics.

Integrating ISO 8573-1 Compressed Air Quality Classes into SQF Food Safety Certification - Presented by Phil Kruger, General Manager, Harris Equipment. Sponsored by Atlas Copco.

Heat of Compression Desiccant Dryers: Clearing up the Confusion - Presented by Han van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by Henderson Engineering Company.

Compressed Air Measurement

Compressed Air Leak Management Best Practices - Presenter Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting. - Sponsored by Trace Analytics and UE Systems.

Heat Recovery Project: Heat of Compression Desiccant Dryers - Presenter Hank van Ormer, Technical Director, Air Power USA. - Sponsored by Henderson Engineering Company.

5 Installation Tips for Flow and kW Meters - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by VPInstruments.

Installation Guidelines for Flow Meters - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Trace Analytics & VPInstruments.

Establishing Best Practice Compressed Air Flows - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by CDI Meters.

Measuring Flow: A Critical Component of any Compressed Air Management System - Presented by Hank Van Ormer, Founder, Air Power USA. Sponsored by Festo & VPInstruments.

Innovative Instrument Air Compliant System Design & Measurement - Presented by Mark Ames, Senior Auditor, John Henry Foster - Sponsored by Kahn Instruments.

Chiller & Cooling Technology

When to Install VSD Chillers - Presented by Fred Berry and Spencer Fuller, Chiller Portfolio Managers, Johnson Controls.

5 Energy Treasure Hunts for Chilled Water - Presented by Mike Flaherty, General Manager, tekWorx.

How Traditional Chiller Plant Design and Operation Reduces System Efficiency - Presented by Mike Flaherty, General Manager, tekWorx.

Blower & Vacuum Technology

Where Does Blower Air Go? Process Fundamentals - Presenter Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc.

How to Design a Centralized Vacuum System - Part 2 - Presenter Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation.

How to Correctly Size Vacuum Pumps - Presenter Chris Gordon, President & CEO, Blackhawk Equipment - Sponsored by Busch Vacuum Solutions.

Airflow Control Valve Selection - Presenter Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc.

Verifying Blower System Energy with ASME PTC 13- Presenter Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc. - Sponsored by Inovair.

Understanding Flow for Proper Vacuum Pump Sizing - Presenter Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. - Sponsored by Atlas Copco Industrial Vacuum.

Techniques for Determining Savings from Aeration Blowers - Presenter Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc. - Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

How to Design a Centralized Vacuum System - Presenter Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. - Sponsored by Busch USA.

5 Tips on Optimizing VSD Vacuum Pumps - Presented by Tim Dugan, P.E., President and Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation - Sponsored by Busch USA and Atlas Copco Industrial Vacuum.

Blowers and Variable Level Processes - Presented by Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc.- Sponsored by APG-Neuros.

Pros & Cons of Centralized Vacuum Systems - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Atlas Copco Industrial Vacuum and Busch USA.

Integrating Aeration Blowers with Most-Open-Valve - Presented by Tom Jenkins P.E., President, JenTech Inc. Sponsored by APG-Neuros.

Evaluating the Centralization of Vacuum Systems - Presented by Tim Dugan P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Atlas Copco Industrial Vacuum & Busch Vacuum Pumps and Systems.

Blower Controls for Aeration Efficiency - Presented by Tom Jenkins P.E., President, JenTech Inc. Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

Blower Demands with DO Control - Presented by Tom Jenkins P.E., President, JenTech Inc.

Designing for 8 to 1 Aeration Blower Turndown - Presented by Tom Jenkins P.E., President & Principal Engineer, Compression Engineering Corporation. Sponsored by Kaeser Compressors.

Calculating Aeration Flow and Pressure Requirements - Presented by Tom Jenkins P.E., President, JenTech Inc. Sponsored by Atlas Copco Industrial Vacuum.

Aeration Blower Turndown Strategies - Presented by Tom Jenkins, P.E., President, JenTech Inc. - Sponsored by APG-Neuros.


Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! Presentations

Live Keynote Presentation, Part 1

Live Keynote Presentation, Part 2

Live Discussion Forum

How to Best Monitor & FIX Compressed Air Leaks Featuring:

  • Jon Jensen, CFPPS, CFPECS & CFPAI, Industry Projects Manager – Energy Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TUV Nord) SMC Corporation of America
  • Leslie Marshall, Corporate Energy Engineer Lead – General Mills
  • Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor – Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
  • Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director – Kaeser Compressors
  • Rod Smith, Publisher – Best Practices EXPO & Magazines

Compressed Air Technology Fundamentals & Maintenance

Compressed Air System Energy Conservation