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Pneumatic Systems & Components - 2015-10-14


WHEN: Wed, October 14, 2015 at 6.00 - 7:30pm (EDT)

WHERE: AREC head office - 1170 Sheppard Ave. W, Unit 15. Toronto, ON M3K 2B5 (TORONTO, - see map)


AREC Members: Free (please wear the AREC pin)

PIN Members: Free

Non-members: $ 5

Refreshments will be provided. 


Certificate of attendance.

Since we have a limited number of seats, please confirm your presence by Monday, October 12, the latest, by sending an email to and writing in the subject line the number of participants.

Pneumatic Systems & Components

Purpose of Seminar:

Being able to understand, design, operate, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic systems and equipment and starts with simply understanding how and why all the various components work. We will provide you the basic building blocks and information you need to become proficient in working with industrial and automation and controls systems.

Who should attend this Seminar?

This seminar is open to everybody who wants to attend but, will be beneficial to anyone who is involved with pneumatic system design, engineering, production, controls, maintenance, inspection reports and troubleshooting working for engineering firms, industrial plants, automation, pneumatic distributors, utilities or commercial facilities.

Seminar Outline / Agenda

1. Overview of pneumatic systems: applications, industries, advantages/disadvantages
2. Pneumatic Systems: Identify pneumatic components and their schematic symbols
3. Pressure, flow, torque, loads in pneumatic systems
4. Select the correct components: compressor, receiver reservoir, pumps, motors, valves, manifolds, actuators, FRLs and piping to obtain desired results
5. Select air pumps, valves, FRLs, hose, fittings, safety and instrumentation components (pressure/flow/temperature gages, switches & transmitters)
6. Diagnose common air systems & components problems
7. Filtration, condensation and contamination in air systems
8. Pneumatic most common brands: Parker, Festo, SMC, Numatics, Norgren, Mac 
9. Open questions session

Presenter: Paul Goldenberg, B.Sc., CFPS, CET
AREC - Vice-president
TES CANADA INC. - President

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