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LBCC 2021 has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus situation.  Planning has started on making the 2022 Liberty Bell Corrosion Course the best we have ever had. Mark your calendars for : February 9 and 10, 2022

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Jack Wink


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February 9 and 10, 2022
Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center 1401 Morris Road Blue Bell, PA 19433

The Liberty Bell Corrosion Course (LBCC) provides systematic and progressive coverage in developing corrosion technology as well as “state of the art” expertise presented by recognized specialists from industry, government, and scholastic areas. The LBCC is actually several independent, concurrent courses that are presented over the scheduled conference period. Each course is a well-designed mix of fundamental and advanced information presented from a practical point of view.

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LBCC 2021 has been cancelled due to the current coronavirus situation.  Planning has started on making the 2022 Liberty Bell Corrosion Course the best we have ever had

Basic Corrosion Control
Drew Haiko, LTK, Engineering Services

This program is a two day course to teach basic corrosion control. Speakers will be representatives from the corrosion control industry.  Classes on basic corrosion theory, coatings, galvanic cathodic protection, impressed current cathodic protection, stray current corrosion, field testing techniques and record keeping. Attendee completion certificates indicate professional development hours of training afforded through this course.

Professional Development Hours:

Attendance at the Liberty Bell Corrosion Course will provide Professional Development Hours for technicians and engineers who need training classes to maintain their certification.

Exhibitors will be on site to show their products and services between and after classes. Students are encouraged to spend their free time before and after classes in the exhibit hall.

Advanced Underground Corrosion Control
Director: Walter Young, Corrpro Companies

This is an interactive course on corrosion control technology. Recognized experts from leading-edge companies will be presenting classes on a variety of topics. Instructors will emphasize basic theory, troubleshooting and testing, and advanced topics. Attendee completion certificates indicate professional development hours of training afforded through this course.

Contacts

JACK WINK
Gas Utility Supply
229 Tenby Chase Dr.
Delran, NJ 08075
856 461 6906
e-mail:
jack@gasutilitysupply.com

 

DAVID KRAUSE
4548 Greenfield Road
Bethlehem, PA  18032
Tel: 610-868-9352
corban598@outlook.com

Rectifier Troubleshooting & Repair
Director : George Krewson, Matcor Inc.

Instructor: C. M. Nelson

The two day rectifier troubleshooting and repair course will include in-depth classroom as well as “hands-on” training covering techniques and procedures required to analyze problems and perform the necessary repairs on rectifier units. Course topics will include some basic electrical and cathodic protection theory along with an explanation of the various types of rectifiers that are used in the corrosion control industry. Will be instructed by C.M. Nelson. Class limited to 25 students, first come first serve, register early.

 

Lunch and Coffee Breaks will be provided both days of the Course. There is plenty of free parking.

Class Schedule : 2022 Schedule

TIME

Wednesday - February 9, 2022

The normal LBCC courses (Basic, Advanced and Rectifier) will be held as originally scheduled with the Basic and Advanced Courses still accepting students.  Location has not changed for any of the classes.

7:30 - 8:00 AM Liberty Bell Corrosion Course Registration
   
TIME

RECTIFIER TRAINING & TROUBLESHOOTING

CLASS FULL

BASIC CORROSION CONTROL UNDERGROUND CORROSION CONTROL
  Rossevelt Room Coolidge Room Grant Room
8:00 - 9:30 AM C M Nelson Basic Corrosion Theory - (Bob Correll UGI ) CP Troubleshooting - John Field, Energy Transfer
9:30 - 10:30 AM C M Nelson Forms of Corrosion - Steve Alberico, Stuart Steel CP Troubleshooting - John Field, Energy Transfer
10:30 - 11:00 AM Break in Grand Ballroom
11:00 - 12:00 AM C M Nelson Data Collection Best Practices -Alex Rodriguez, American Innovations Coupon Use in CP - Dave Deiter, /UGU Utilities
       
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Luncheon in Grand Ballrom

     
1:00 - 2:00 PM C M Nelson Field Test Measurements - John Field, Energy Transfer CP Remote Monitoring - Sam Byrd- Elecys Corp.
2:00 - 3:00 PM C M Nelson Hands-on Field Test Measurements - John Field,Energy Transfer Induced AC - Jim Jameison, AECOM
3:00 - 3:30 PM

Break in Grand Ballroom

3:30 - 4:30 PM C M Nelson CP Criteria and IR Drop -Jordan Groody - Bass Engineering AC Corrosion - Jim Jameison, AECOM
     
5:00 6:30 PM LBCC RECEPTION - FRANKLINVILLE BAR
       
TIME Thursday  -  February 10, 2022
8:00 - 8:30 AM Liberty Bell Corrosion Course Registration
     
TIME RECTIFIER TRAINING & TROUBLESHOOTING BASIC CORROSION CONTROL UNDERGROUND CORROSION CONTROL
8:30 -10:00 AM C M Nelson Galvanic Cathodic Protection - Paul Fallis, HMI Services In-line Inspection - Todd Baker, TDW Services Inc.
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break in Grand Ballroom
10:30 - 12:00 AM C M Nelson Impressed Current Cathodic Protection - Josh Stanley/Joe Saxton, Colonial Stray Currents - Ed Richey, Corrpro
     
12:00 - 1:00 PM Luncheon  in Grand Ballroom
     
1:00 - 2:00 PM C M Nelson Stray Current Corrosion Control - Drew Haiko, LTK Pipeline Coatings - Steven Freed, Liberty Coatings
2:00 - 2:15 PM Break in Grand Ballroom
2:15 - 3:15 PM C M Nelson Intro to Pipeline Coatings - Lou Taylor - Liberty Sales Atmospheric Corrosion and Remediation - Mike Choi, Russell Corrosion


 

Registration Fees

NACE Member
Non-Member
ALL Courses
Advance OnSite
$400.00 $420.00
Advance OnSite
$400.00 $420.00

Note - Advance Prices (before December 31, 2020)

Registration

Registration


Or: Download the registration form, print it, fill it out, and mail it to
Jack Wink
229 Tenby Chase Drive, Delran NJ 080785
with payment.

The downloaded form is a PDF document so you will need the Free Adobe Reader which you may obtain from Adobe's download site. When the download is complete, you should install the Reader.

Local Hotels

Hotel
Phone
Normandy Farm Hotel
1401 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA  19422
(215) 616-8500

Residence Inn
1110 Bethlehem Pike
North Wales, PA 19454


(267) 468-0111          

 

Feb 2022 Meeting

Date: February 8 and 11, 2022 Cost:$0.00
Place:

Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center
1401 Morris Road
Blue Bell, PA 19433

Menu: TBA

Registration:
Please register by NLT  January 23, 2022,  so accommodations and refreshments will be available to all.    Please register via jack@gasutilitysuppy.com  or  nacephila@gmail.com

 

Time:

Feb 8 - Phila Section NACE Board Meeting
6:00 P.M

Feb 11 -Joint meeting Eastern PA Corrosion Meeting and NJ Corrosion Control Meeting

9:00        Coffee and Exhibits
10:00     Business Meetings for the EPCC/Philadelphia NACE
12:00     Lunch

Meeting Details

May 2022 Meeting

Date: TBD Cost:No Charge
Place:

Eldred Township Volunteer Fire Company

                 5556 Warrensville Road

                 Montoursville, PA 17754

Menu: TBA
Board Meeting : Combined  NACE Philadelphia Section and Eastern PA Corrosion Committee.

Coffee 9:30, Meeting 10:00

Please Pre-register for a head count

September 2022 Meeting

Date:  TBA

Cost:  No Cost

Place: TBA

 

Menu:

 

Board Meeting :
Time: 9:30 Coffee
10:00 Business Meetings for the EPCC/Philadelphia NACE
11:00 Speaker TBD

  • NOTE:

     

 


December 2022 Meeting - Annual Awards & Christmas Party

Date: TBA

Cost: $40.00

Registration:

Please register NLT December 2nd via PayPal or jack@gasutilitysuppy.com  or  nacephila@gmail.com if you are paying at the door so accommodations and refreshments will be available for all.


Place:
Na'Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse
680 Easton rd.
Horsham, Pa 19044

Menu :
THE na'Brassa Seven MEAT LUNCH BUFFET

Time:
11:00   Section Board Meeting 11:00 AM
12:00   Social Hour ( CASH BAR)
12:45   Lunch: The Na'Brassa Seven MEAT LUNCH BUFFET

Annual Awards & Christmas Party

         Presentation of Section Service Awards and Door Prize Selection after lunch


 


Meeting Minutes

December 2019 Meeting Minutes

 

Sponsor Payment
$150.00 Yearly Donation

 

BGL

Email:
Tim Bechtel

Website:
http://www.bglas.com/

 

Corrtrol

Email:
arayengineer@comcast.net

Website
TBA

 

EDT

Email:
JohnSmith


Website:
http://www.edtinc.net

 

Email:
ahaiko@ltk.com

Website:
http://ltk.com

 

Pomd

Email:
Mike Choi

Website:
http://pondco.com


 

Upsco

Email:
aclary@upscoinc.com

Website:
http://upsoinc.com

 

 

Current Board 2018 - 2019
Information E-Mail : nacephila@gmail.com

Trustee

Joseph Saxton
Colonial Pipeline Company
1089 Kings Highway West Deptford, NJ 080860
856-202-2202
jsaxton@colpipe.com

Past Chairman
Mr. John Xueyan Zhang
Gamry Instruments
734 Louis Drive
Warminister, PA 18974
(215) 682-9330
jzhang@gamry.com

 

 Chairman
Laura Bauer
Faw West Corrosion Control Co.
6 Pheasant Run
Newtownr, PA 18940
(215) 579-1732
lbauer@farwestcorrosion.com


Vice Chairman
Drew Haiko
LTK Engineering Services
100 West Butler Avenue
Ambler, PA 19002
Phone: 215-641-8828

Secretary/Treasurer
Andrew Trovinger
HMI Technical Solutions, LLC Valley Square Three, Suite 300
512 Township Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Cell: 267 530 4928
atrovinger@himservices.com

Arrangements Chairman
Mr. George Krewson
Matcor
101 Liberty Lane
Chalfont, PA 18901
215-348-2974
gkrewson@matcor.com

Membership & Awards Chairman
Jack Wink
Gas Utility Supply, LLC
229 Tenby Chase Drive
Delran, NJ 08075
Mobile: 215 880 9797
jack@gasutilitysupply.com

Members at Large
Emer C. Flounders, Jr.
Pond & Company
1800 Saint Georges Rd
Dresher, PA 19025
Phone: 215 356 9090
flounderse@pondco.com

Career Development Chairman
Mr. David Krause
Farwest Corrosion Control
6 Pheasant Run
Newtown, PA 18940
Tel: 267-406-9691
dkrause@farwestcorrosion.com


   

 

NACE-Philadelphia Section Past ChairPersons

William J Griest
1974
Charles H Lang
1975
Stuart Krissinger
1976
Len R Smith
1977 - 1978
Walter Young
1978 - 1979
Tom Fowler
1979 - 1980
Tom Fowler
1980 - 1981
B. G. Deiley
1981 - 1982
G. C. Wolf
1982 - 1983
Ken Chamberlain
1983 - 1984
T.M.Kazmierczak
1984 - 1985
Rodger Beatty
1985 - 1986
Paul S Rothman
1986 - 1987
John J Hendrix
1987 - 1988
Debra Simpson
1988 - 1989
Emer C Flounders
1989 - 1990
James F Burns
1990 - 1991
Jack Wink
1991 - 1992
Robert J Mehalick
1992 - 1993
Robert S Vail
1993 - 1994
Mark E Downes
1994 - 1995
Jeff Sparks
1995 - 1996
Jeff Sparks
1996 - 1997
George Rocchino
1997 - 1998
Eric Helt
1998 - 1999
George Krewson
1999 - 2000
Lee McCracken
2000 - 2001
Gary Rockafellow
2001 - 2002
Ken Pikus
2002 - 2003
Mark Nadzam
2003 - 2004
Don Barder
2004 - 2005
Edwin A Wetzel
2005 - 2006
Thomas McIntyre
2006 - 2007
Drew Haiko
2007 - 2008
Jeff Campolongo
2008 - 2009
Daniel Joseph
2009 - 2010
Don Sampson
2010 - 2011
Dave Krause 
2011 - 2012 

Chad Cuvo
2012 - 2013 

Richard Scott
2013 - 2014 
Laura Bauer
2014 - 2015 
Dan Joseph
2015 - 2016 
Steve Alberico
2016 - 2017 
Joe Saxton
2017 - 2018 
Paul Fallis
2018 - 2019 
John Xueyan Zhang
2019 - 2020 
Laura Bauer
2020 - 2021 
 

 

 

 

NACE Philadelphia Section Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship

This scholarship was created to recognize outstanding students in the NACE Philadelphia Section Area who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of science and/or engineering. Both the NACE Foundation and the Philadelphia Section are committed to encouraging and assisting the most qualified and brightest students as they reach for their career goals and ambitions.. Please go to https://nace.starsscholarshipsonline.com/STARS/Default.aspx for details, requirements and application.

Liberty Bell Scholarship Recipients

 

NACE Philadelphia Liberty Bell Academic Scholarship

Year

Amount

Name

School

Email

 

2009

$1,000.00

Chris Kasian

Drexel

ck329@drexel.edu

 

2010

$1,000.00

Chris Kasian

Drexel

ck329@drexel.edu

 

2011

$1,000.00

Rosemary Alberico

University of Notre Dame

ralberic@nd.edu

 

2012

$2,000.00

Frank Zaborowski

The Pennsylvania State University

fvz5022@psu.edu

 

2013

$2,000.00

Frank Zaborowski

The Pennsylvania State University

fvz5022@psu.edu

 

2014

$2,000.00

Katie Legenski

The Pennsylvania State University

kal5615@psu.edu

 

2014

$2,000.00

Maria Tortorelli

Drexel

mrt52@drexel.edu

 

2015

$2,000.00

Ziyin Huang

Northwestern

zhuang@u.northwestern.edu

 

2016

$3,000.00

Ziyin Huang

Northwestern

zhuang@u.northwestern.edu

 

2017

$3,000.00

Justin Qian

University of Pennsylvania

justin.h.qian@gmail.com

 

2018

$3,000.00

Caroline Van Pelt

The Pennsylvania State University

ccv5033@psu.edu

 

2018

$3,000.00

Jacob Lapp

Williamson College of the Trades

jlapp18@williamson.edu

 

2019

$3,000.00

Jon Cowart

The Pennsylvania State University

mxc5851@psu.edu

 

2020

$3,000.00

Michael Barsoum

Drexel

mlb374@drexel.edu

 

2021

$3,000.00

Margaret Huck

Northeastern University

 

 

 

Current Events

Applachian Underground Corrosion Short Course
Morgantown WV, May 2022 TBD
For more detailed information please visit their web site: www.aucsc.com

 

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