Equipment Managers Meeting

  • October 08, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
  • Smyrna Event Center


  • No Charge for Members

Registration is closed

Smyrna Event Center
100 Sam Ridley Pkwy E
Smyrna, TN 37167
Sponsored and Hosted by MTGCSA

Registration: 8:30 AM
Meeting: 9:00 -  3:00 PM
Lunch will be provided.

Hector Velazquez
Hector's Shop

Program Content
Technician Beyond the Wrench
In this session we go over basic Wrench behavior:

  • Communicating effectively with Superintendent
  • Communicating effectively with Crew Members
  • Professional Wrench
  • The Wrench and Social Media
  • Shop Organization Ideas (It’s Not In The Budget)
The Tactical Technician
In this session we cover basic Wrench techniques that will set you aside from the “average” Wrench. These techniques will equip you to be The Tactical Technician.

Proper Solder Skills
  • How not to just “Strip” a wire’s insulation
  • Using Crimp on style terminals
  • How to properly Tin a wire
  • Properly make wire connections
  • How to insulate your repair
Aluminum “Welding” using low temp aluminum rods
  • How to prep aluminum 
  • How to prep Aluminum Low Temp Rods
  • The learning curve
Plastic Welding using an Airless Plastic Welder
  • Identifying type of plastic for repair
  • Prepping plastic surface for repair
  • Rebar for support using an old air filter
  • Welding techniques 
Plastic Gouge Repair with tools around the shop
  • Using Tools we already have to repair gouges in plastic

Registration Information
There is no cost to attend this seminar. However, you are encouraged to register early as spaced is limited. To ensure that we have an accurate head count for lunch, please register or RSVP no later than Tuesday, October 1 at noon.

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