The World Center for Concrete Technology (WCCT) will be holding the following courses in Alpena, Michigan USA. Register online or for more information contact WCCT by phone +1.989.358.7359 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Executive Session, 13-15 August 2013
The Executive Session is a condensed version of the Concrete Masonry Technology and Vibrapac® Blockmakers Workshops® tailored to upper management. New products, programs and current issues are also discussed in a round-table format with industry executives and professionals.
Concrete Masonry Technology, 16-20 September 2013
Concrete Masonry Technology covers material grading and blending, cementitious material, lightweight aggregates, design mix development, admixes, pigments and the producing and curing of concrete masonry units. Concrete masonry specifications and the multiple uses of products are covered. Course presentations are directed toward the material suppliers and the producers of concrete masonry units. Students are encouraged to bring samples of their own aggregates to test after class.
Vibrapac, 14-18 October 2013
The Vibrapac concrete products machine course is a hands-on study of the proper machine adjustments, electronics and electrical schematic print reading of the V3 Vibrapac concrete products machines. Students are given troubleshooting problems as a practical application of these topics.
Product Handling, 4-8 November 2013
The Product Handling course covers adjustments, schematic print reading and solid state circuitry of E-Model and Multi-Spade Besser-Matic® loader/unloaders, LSC and PTS handling systems and cubers. Troubleshooting and practical applications are covered on all concrete products handling equipment.
Electronic Controls, 9-13 December 2013
The Electronic Controls course includes an in-depth study of electrical wiring and programmable logic controllers. Applications and troubleshooting for Allen-Bradley programmable controllers are studied. Practical applications and troubleshooting will be covered on concrete products machines, Multi-Spade Besser-Matic® loader/unloaders and cubers.