2016 TAPPI Best Practices on the Corrugator Course

Tentative Course Schedule. Subject to Change.

Monday, February 15
1:00 p.m. Opening Comments and Training Objectives
Meeting Norms and Safety
Jon Porter
1:30 p.m. Current Corrugator Trends & Innovations Jon Porter
Corrugator Overview Jon Porter
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Corrugator Start-Up Best Practices Pete Snyder, HarperLove
Current Corrugator Safety Programs & Innovations Josh Ring, Fosber
4:55 p.m. Class Review and Wrap Up
5:00 p.m.      Adjourn
Tuesday, February 16
8:00 a.m. Agenda Review and Safety
8:20 a.m. HP Digital Preprint and The Implications on The Corrugated Environment
Robert Seay, HP Digital
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Corrugator Process Overview (Best Run Settings)
• Centerlining Corrugated Processes
Tim Church, HarperLove
11:00 a.m. Corrugator Automation Process Controls Closed Loop Systems  Santosh Nayak, Qualitek 
12:00 p.m. Lunch   
1:00 p.m. Material Handling Ronald Schuszler, Ducker-Ringwood
2:00 p.m. Scheduling Best Practices Dan Dyson, Avista Solutions
3:00 p.m. Running Light Weights: Understanding Moisture and Temperature
Jon Porter
3:45 p.m. Break  
4:00 p.m. Steam-Systems Overview and Trends  Robin Sommers, Kadant Johnson Systems 
4:55 p.m. Class Review and Wrap up
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Wednesday, February 17
8:00 a.m. Agenda Review and Corrugator Problem Solving Jon Porter
8:10 a.m.
Applicator Rolls Inspection and Application
Steve Woodard, ARC
9:10 a.m. Maximize up times--Root cause for corrugator down time Jon Porter
9:45 p.m. Break  
10:00 a.m. Corrugator Belt Types and Trends Mike Riefsnyder, Next-Wire
11:00 a.m. Corrugator Reporting System  Santosh Nayak, Qualitek 
12:00 p.m. Lunch   
1:00 p.m. Adhesive Types/Application Pete Snyder, HarperLove
2:00 p.m. Best practices for today's crew training Josh Ring
3:00 p.m. Doublebacker/Glue Unit Jon Porter
4:00 p.m.   Break  
4:15 p.m. Equipment Check Out Instruments Dave Muchorski, TMI
4:45 p.m. Class Wrap Up
5:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Thursday, February 18
8:00 a.m. Opening Comments

Jon Porter
8:10 a.m. Warp Technology – Open & Closed Loop Systems  Jon Porter
9:15 a.m. Waste Control Pete Snyder, HarperLove
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Operator Checks
Tim Church, HarperLove
11:00 a.m. Corrugator Rolls Jon Porter
12:00 p.m. Session Close, Testing and Evaluations