DEUBLIN and MECO Presents: Regional Dryer Optimization Seminar

DEUBLIN and MECO Presents: Regional Dryer Optimization Seminar

Be our guest at our next Regional Dryer Optimization Seminar A 1-Day Technical Program on October 26, 2017 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Seminar Topics:

  • Papermachine Overview
  • Dryer Configuration
  • Steam & Condensate System
    o Fundamentals … how to operate and trouble shoot
  • Application of Siphons … how to select, what to select
    o Supporting Case Studies
  • Steam Joints & Siphon Systems
    o The inner workings … balanced mechanical seal technology
  • Hoods & Air Systems
    o Energy saving opportunities
  • Questions and Answers


Paul Capozzi, Market Manager, Deublin Company
Paul has a BSME. He has over 27 years of experience in the application of Steam Joints & Siphon Systems. Paul is the co-author of the TAPPI peer reviewed article entitled “Application & Selection of Stationary and Rotating Siphon Systems”.

Afzal Ali P.E., Director of Marketing, Deublin Company
Afzal has a BSME. He has 25 years of experience in the application of mechanical seals in rotating machinery. Afzal has authored two TAPPI articles covering “Improving Dryer Performance and the Application of Stationary Siphons”.

Technical Specialist, Valmet Inc.

Fred Elbert P.E., President & Owner, Elbert Field Engineering Solutions, PLLC
He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He has over 25 years experience in the in the paper industry and is a registered professional engineer in the state of New York.

Tom Grunder, Service Engineer, Paperchine, Inc
Tom has a BS in Mechanical Design Engineering. He started his over 27 year career with Beloit Corp as an Engineer. He has authored and supported various publications such as the TAPPI Steam Heated Paper Dryer Guidelines for Safe Operation, Inspection & Maintenance.


The Country Club of South Carolina, 3525 McDonald Blvd, Florence SC



Tamara Groharing (T: 847 689-1074) & Martina Allen at (T: 864 967-3420)
Early reservations recommended—Participation is limited.

Seminar Cost: FREE
Receive CEU Units to satisfy P.E. registration renewal requirement!


Seminar includes:

  • Binder with all presentation material
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch Buffet and Dinner


NOTE: Speakers subject to change.