SICK Tech Tuesdays- educational series tailored to the process automation industry

Industry trends, applications, and product highlights

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Upcoming Sessions:
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Sessions On-Demand:
Tuesday, April 7 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
SICK in the Process Automation Industry
Harry Harrison, SICK’s expert in the Oil & Gas industry, opened the series with an introduction to the Oil and Gas industry. For all the newbies out there – this one is for you! With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Harry has many insights on the fundamentals in understanding trends, challenges, and will highlight the breadth of the SICK product portfolio.​
Tuesday, April 14 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Measurement Accuracy When Addressing Lost and Unaccounted For Gas Loss
Duane Harris is brand new to SICK's Market Product Management group, but no stranger to the industry. His experience includes field operations, managing a regulated pipeline’s measurement group, and being part of the executive team for a leading measurement software systems organization. Duane will lend his measurement expertise and give tips how to effectively improve productivity and efficiency in your organization.
Tuesday, April 21 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Merox and Tank Inerting Applications
Reza Faraji has been described by some as one of SICK's best kept secrets! Reza has been with SICK as a Process & Systems Engineer for 3 years, and is very well versed with with international engineering standards such as API, ASME and NACE . He has a ton of experience in FEED and detail process design in natural gas processing, oil production & separation units, compressor station projects and utility units. Join us as he delights his audience on SICK's Transic sample system measurement for Merox and Tank Inerting applications.
Tuesday, April 28 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Natural Gas Flow Measurement in Distribution Market
Jereme Stewart has been with the SICK Oil & Gas team for almost three years. Most of Jereme's experience in the Oil and Gas industry has been in the measurement side of the business, including software, flow computers, and ultrasonic meters, and now he focuses heavily on the distribution market. Listen as he discusses the distribution market and how SICK technology adds value.
Tuesday, May 5 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
SICK Dust Hunter for Broken Bag Detection
Phil Zyskowski has over 35 years of experience with process and environmental gas analyzers, including mass spectrometry, GC, FTIR, CGA, IR, and UV techniques. This seasoned expert, will provide tips on how you can use SICK's Dust Hunter series of dust monitors for both process and emissions related measurements. In particular, how the Dust Hunter can be used for broken bag detection.
Tuesday, May 12 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
NH3 Slip Measurement with the SICK GM700
John Chitty is a Market Application Engineer at SICK with expertise in gas analysis measurement technology for the building materials industry. In this next session, John lends his experience to the topic of NH3 Slip Measurement with the SICK GM700. 
Tuesday, May 19 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Prepare for increased efficiency while addressing top challenges in measurement technologies
Joel Nava, our expert with over 40 years of industry experience will lead the session on trends and advantages of Ultrasonic Flow Meters in the Downstream Natural Gas Industry. He is joined by Jereme Stewart, a popular (return) speaker on our Tech Tuesday series. Together, they will talk about the breath of SICK’s portfolio and zone in on our most popular FS500, the adaptable DRU and the industry leading FS600.
Tuesday, June 2 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
The most frequently asked questions from users of the SICK Flowsic500
Do you have questions about SICK's Flowsic500 ultrasonic industrial flow meter? Then join us for an enlightening 30 minutes where you can get answers to the most commonly asked questions AND have access to product expert Dave Kinsky who has over 35 years of industry knowledge.
Tuesday, June 16 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Why you should upgrade to SICK's new MCS200HW for your Flue Gas Monitoring CEMS
How do you replace a legend? Over 3000 MCS100E’s have been sold globally with most still in service after 20 or more years of continuous service in harsh conditions.  SICK kept the core technology but upgraded the HMI with a built in web server, modularized the optical benches and I/O while equipping it with digital communications and enabling it to be remotely serviced and an Industry 4.0 ready platform.  Join host John Calame to see how the next generation of SICK Hot Wet Extractive CEMS can meet your needs as a replacement or for a new green field applications.
Tuesday, June 30 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Benefits of Timely Analysis of Measurement Data
The timely analysis of measurement data is a critical process throughout the energy sector value chain.   Our key industry goal is to provide timely validated measurement data to all upstream and downstream customers. How can this be accomplished? What are the benefits?  Join host Duane Harris, industry expert and SICK Market Product Manager to find out.
Tuesday, July 14 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Meeting AGA9 Measurement Requirements Using A Single Source
AGA 9 covers various requirements for metering packages and critical among them are - Performance, Calibration and Installation.  SICK offers a complete portfolio of products, systems and services to meet AGA 9 requirements.  Join host Palaniappan Palaniappan, Market Product Manager- Flow Metering Systems with over 12 years experience in engineering, R&D and design of systems, and more than 5 years in Product Lifecycle Management of systems  to learn how SICK solutions can work for you.
Tuesday, July 28 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Monitoring Oxygen Levels for Safety in Tank Inerting
The limiting of oxygen concentration in enclosed spaces has many applications including safety, process control and product quality. A real-time solution that is suited to the process, possesses a wide dynamic range and linear response will give you the peace of mind you need to focus on operations. The Transic Oxygen transmitter from SICK Inc. meets these requirements in a small, robust package that meets NEC Class 1 Division 2 area classification and can easily be integrated into your plant. Join host Paul Radenheimer who has over 40 years of industry experience to learn more.
Tuesday, August 11 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Ultrasonic Meter Diagnostics-What will the Future Look Like?
A look at traditional diagnostics plus a glimpse into what the latest diagnostics can do for your measurement systems.  Join return speaker Joel Nava, our expert with over 40 years of industry experience to learn more.
Tuesday, August 25 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
Ultrasonic Measurement in a Production Environment, A Case Study
In this Tech Tuesday presentation, TJ McIntyre, SICK Upstream Account Director, and Irvin Schwartzenburg, SICK Applications Engineer - Flow Products, will discuss several recent scenarios where ultrasonic meters were used in real-world production applications with great success.
Thursday, September 24 at 11 a.m. (CT) / Noon (ET) / 9 a.m. (PT).
Tips to Improve Operational Efficiency and Reduce Upstream Lost and Unaccounted for Gas
Join this webinar and learn the advantages of ultrasonic measurement, the future of ultrasonic technology, and how one company transitioned from mechanical measurement to ultrasonic to improve efficiency and reduce L&U.
Tuesday, October 6 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT).
A Clear Path to a Clear Stack - Opacity Upgrades Made Easy
Is your Opacity monitor becoming maintenance intensive?  Is it difficult to get support or source spare parts?  Is Opacity still the measurement you require, or has your dust loading decreased due to fuel supply changes or enhanced dust recovery techniques?  Moving to a new platform can be challenging, but SICK can make this an easy transition.  Join host John Calame, Market Product Manager Analytical Products at SICK with over 30 years of industry experience to learn more.
Tuesday, October 13 at 1 p.m. (CT) / 2 p.m. (ET) / 11 a.m. (PT).
Live Demo: Meeting AGA9 Measurement Requirements Using Single Source & Ultrasonic Meter Diagnostics
AGA9 covers various requirements for metering packages, including critical elements like performance, calibration, and installation. Now you can easily meet AGA9 requirements with SICK’s complete portfolio of products, systems, and services.

Listen in as two of our experts give you a glimpse into what SICK’s latest diagnostics can do for your measurement systems. They will also provide a sneak peek into the advantages, features, and benefits of SICK’s diagnostics in a live demo.
Tuesday, October 20 at 10 a.m. (CT) / 11 a.m. (ET) / 8 a.m. (PT)
Non-Contact Conveyor Solutions for Volume Flow Measurement
In cement production and transportation, heavy conveyors are used to transport many kinds of bulk materials over long distances. Knowing the amount of material on the belt and the bulk flow rate in real time provides valuable information used to increase efficiency and throughput at many stages of cement production.  Listen as host Dan Bruski discusses sensor solutions that can directly measure the bulk material on the conveyor in a safe and non-contact method that does not require recalibration or modification to the conveyor system.
Thursday, November 12 at 2 p.m. (CT) / 3 p.m. (ET) / 12 p.m. (PT), 2020
*Special Thursday Session - Advantages of Ultrasonic Measurement Technology for Flare Applications
Join host Gabriel Avila, Senior Field Service Engineer with SICK as he describes the reasons behind measuring flare gas flow, why you would want to measure flare gas flow ultrasonically, the technological challenges of measuring flare gas flow, and how SICK can help you overcome these challenges.