50th Annual MARTS Technical Conference Indianapolius

PowerPoint Presentations for the 2013 Conference held in Indianapolis, Indiana, Indiana Convention Center, September 29 -October 1, 2013

Monday September 30, 2013

10:15 – 11:30 AM  NTSB Rail Division Overview

Sponsor- Pat Ameen, MARTS Board of Directors and Vice President Industry Relations, Amsted Rail

Presentation was cancelled due to Federal Government Spending Restrictions

1:30 – 2:30 PM  Interchange Rules Panel

Sponsor-Tom Stahura, Executive Director, Rules & Standards, Association of American Railroads

Presenters: Michael Reid, Member of AAR Arbitration and Rules Committee & Manager Cars System Mechanical, BNSF Railway Company; Harold Winters, Member of AAR Car Repair Billing Committee and General Mechanical Inspector – Compliance, CSX Corporation; Tom Mordock, Member of AAR Arbitration and Rules Committee & Consultant to GATX Corporation; John Kieras, Member of AAR Arbitration and Rules Committee and Director Railroad & Industry Relations, Union Tank Car Company; Steve Phebus,  Member of the AAR Arbitration & Rules Committee & Chief Mechanical Officer, CSX Corporation; Jeremy Luna, member of the Car Repair Billing Committee &  Senior Manager-Car Repair Billing, BNSF Railway

Moderator: Tom Stahura, Executive Director, Rules & Standards, Association of American Railroads

Presentations:

AAR Single Car Brake Test

Refelctorization Presentation

2:30 – 3:00 PM   Update on CEPM

Sponsor- Jerry Bohacik, Marts Board of Directors & General Manager Railroad & Contract Services, GATX

Speakers: Jerry Vaughn, Manager PM Asset Services, Railinc; Chip Summey, Product Manager – Asset Health, Railinc

Presentation Not Available

3:45 – 4:30 PM  New Safety Appliance Rules and Revisions

Sponsor – David Cackovic, MARTS Board of Directors and Chief- Technical Standards and Inspection, TTCI

Speaker, Richard Dawson, AAR Consultant

Presentation Not Available

4:30 – Adjourn for the Day

Tuesday October 1, 2013

8:00- 10:00 AM  Protective Coatings Committee Presentations

Sponsor – James R. Molnar, MARTS Board of Directors and Union Tank Car Company

Speaker, Madelyn K. Harding, Legal Manager Regulatory, Sherwin-Williams; Karl Alexy, USDOT; Jay Grove, GATX

Presentation:

Regulatory Update

Transportation of Hazardous Commodities

Compliance with the new OSHA HAZCOM Standard

Coating Resin Update – Polyaspartic Coatings

Speakers, Liza Capino, Senior Scientist, Sherwin-Williams; Ahren Olson, Bayer Material Science LLC

Presentation:

Polyaspartic Coatings                          

Update on Waterborne Coating Technology (Reprised)  

Speaker, Wayne Kurcz, Williams Hayward Protective Coatings

Presentation:

 Waterborne Technology – Video Not Available

10:15 – 12:00 PM  Wayside and On- Board Health & Performance Monitoring

Sponsor, Pat Ameen, MARTS Board of Directors and Vice President Industry Relations, Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

Presenters: Donald B. Loftis, Principal Software Engineer, Olin Corporation; Kambiz Nayebi, President & CEO, Beena Vision Systems, Inc; RB. Wiley, Principal Investigator Engineering Services, Transportation Technology Center, Inc; Nicole Fimple, Director Asset Health, Association of American Railroads

Moderator: Patrick T. Ameen, Vice President Industry Relations, Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

Presentations:

 Industry Innovations 

Onboard & Wayside Performance Detectors

 Asset Health Strategic Initiative (AHSI)

 

1:30 – 3:00 PM  AAR Technical Standards, MID & Research

Sponsor, David Cackovic, MARTS Board of Directors and Chief Technical Standards and Inspection, TTCI

Rule 59 Cushion Underframe Devices Updated

Speakers: Darrell Iler, Sr. Car Engineer, Canadian National Railway; David Cackovic, Chief Technical Standards and Inspection, Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Presentation:

Improved Field Manual Rule 59 Instructions

Rule 59 Cushion Unit Condition Indicators 

Speakers: Pat Whelan, Director of Mechanical Engineering, BNSF Railway; John Deppen, Director, Engineering; End of Car Systems, Amsted Rail

Presentation:

Condition Indicators

AAR Technical Standards and MID Update 

Speakers: David Cackovic, Chief Technical Standards and Inspection, Transportation Technology Center, Inc; Armand E. Ciccarelli, Director Mechanical Inspection,  Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Presentation:

 Coming Soon

3:45 – 4:15 PM  Canadian National Cushion Units

Sponsor – Charles S. Dupin, Marts Board of Directors and Director of North American Sales, Miner Enterprises

Speaker, Darrell Iler, Sr. Car Engineer, Canadian National Railway

Presentation:

Canadian National Presentation

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4:15 – 4:45 PM  Aluminum Extrusions From Start to Finish

Sponsor, Randall Thomure, Commercial Transportation Manager, Sapa Extrusions

Speaker, Randy Thomure

Presentation:

Aluminum Extrusions

4:45 PM  Adjourn 2013 MARTS Technical Conference