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Structural Clay Products Division Annual Meeting

Structural Clay Products Division

Meeting Description
The Structural Clay Products Division Meeting is scheduled for May 2-4, 2011 in Gettysburg, Penn. The 3-day event will offer two plant tours to Redland Brick’s Rocky Ridge Moulded Brick and Watsontown Brick Company, and will include presentations from invited speakers.
Technical Program
  • Harold Newman, Pine Hall Brick Company, “The Effects of Variable Extrusion Moisture on the Extrusion, Drying, and Firing Properties of a Shale Body Mix and How Extrusion Aids can Affect the Properties”
  • Brad Cobbledick, Brampton Brick, “Layered Process Audits: How to Improve Quality from the Ground Up”
  • Jonathan Livingston, General Shale Brick,”Operating a Lab in a Down Economy”
  • Paul Palkovic, Hauck Manufacturing,”Pulse Firing Basics”
  • Garth Tayler and Bill Daidone, Acme Brick,”The Use of Bottom Ash in the Manufacture of Clay Face Brick”
  • Enrico Cantoni, SMAC S.p.A., “Use of Application Equipment to Control Product Reproducibility and Reduce Engobe and Coating Waste”
  • Don Denison, Encertec, Inc., “Watsontown Brick: A Gamble on Diversification and Family History”
  • John Sanders, The National Brick Research Center at Clemson University, “Capillarity, A New Way to Report IRA”

Online registration is closed. Please register for Clay 2011 on site.

On or Before

April 7, 2011


April 7, 2011

Member $235 $385
Nonmember $355 $505
Emeritus/Senior $175 $325
Material Advantage Student Member $75 $150
Student: Not in Material Advantage $115 $190

Note: All registrations include admission into all sessions, plant tours, receptions and mixers.

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