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Jan NTS MeetingWhen: Thursday January 16, 2014Please arrive between 6:00~6:45pmNetworking starts at 6:00pm.The announcements, presentation and tour will start at 7:00pm.There will be food and drinks provided before the tour by Special Products& MFG., Inc.Opportunity for feedback after the tour.Where: Special Products & Mfg., Inc.2625 Discovery Blvd.Rockwall, TX 75032Topic: Tour of Special Products & Mfg., Inc. facility in Rockwall.Special Products & Mfg., Inc. is a contract manufacturer specializing inelectro-mechanical assembly, precision metal fabrication, machining,welding and powder coating. Special Products & Mfg., Inc. was founded byRobert J. (Bob) Grand-Lienard Jr. in Dallas, Texas in October of 1963. Wecurrently operate in a state-of-the-art 140,000 square foot facility inthe prominent Rockwall Technology Park. SPM provides products andservices to Global markets from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW) andcurrently services the following industries:• Alternative Energy (Including Solar and Wind)• ATM & Cash Delivery• Computer• Contract Manufacturing• Electronics• Gaming• Industrial Lighting• Medical• Military• Oil & Gas• Petroleum Dispensing• Postal & Bank Sorting Equipment• Telecommunications• Test EquipmentAs a registered ISO 9001:2008 company, Special Products & Mfg., Inc. isdedicated to meeting and exceeding our customers' needs.Directions from Dallas1. Take Interstate 30 East towards Rockwall2. Take exit #68 toward TX-205 (Goliad St.)3. Turn right onto Goliad St.4. Move immediately into the far left lane5. Turn left at the first signal (TX-276)6. Go approximately 1 Mile to the next signal (John King Blvd)7. Turn left onto John King Blvd8. Take the first right onto Discovery Blvd9. Special Products will be on the right
ASME NTS Nov meeting When: Sat, Nov 16 @ 10:30AM Where: UNT Zero Energy Lab, 3920 N. Elm St., Denton, TX 76207 Topic: The lab has a number of advanced energy technologies integrated into its 1,200 square-foot space, including a geothermal heat pump, a radiant heated floor slab, solar panels, a building energy monitoring and control system and a rainwater collection system, to name a few. Outside, the facility has a residential-scale wind turbine and an electric vehicle charging station. The doors, windows, roof and supporting energy efficient equipment are designed to be easily expanded and exchanged so that researchers can analyze new building materials. After the tour, the Section will be hosting a lunch for anyone interested. Location TBD.
Date: Oct 17, 2013 Location: Campisi's Plano, NW corner Independence and Parker 3115 W. Parker Rd. Ste 400 | Plano, TX 75023 | 972.612.1177 Topic: Fuel Cells for Power Backup Speaker: Tom Craft, Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer, Commscope Learn about using the Proton Exchange Membranes Fuel Cells as power backup design and what it takes to design and support them. Fuel Cells use hydrogen as fuel to generate power and the only by-products are heat and pure water. They have low operational cost and no scheduled maintenance. They can provide as long as there is a supply of hydrogen and are well suited to provide extended power backup. And the require less space and a smaller footprint compared to batteries and generator. About the Speaker: Lead Engineer for the Energy Systems Group at Commscope for the last 7 years. Previously spent 22 year as member of technical staff at Lucent.
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