Vulcanized & Mechanical Heavyweight Splice Training

2933 Miller Rd
Decatur, GA 30035
Shaw Almex International Headquarters USA
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - Thursday, April 11, 2019


Course Fees:

Course enrollment is limited to 25 registrants. 

Fee includes admission to the entire seminar, handouts and materials, breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch each day.

Member TypeEarly Bird rate until February 8, 2019Regular Rate
NIBA Distributor/Fabricator$800$875
NIBA Manufacturer or Affiliate$850$925

*** $80 off for Companies that send 2 or more attendees!!!

Seminar Lodging:

Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory
 130 Clairemont Avenue
 Decatur, GA 30030

Reserve your guest room online or call Marriott Reservations at 1-888-236-2427 or 404-371-0204.  Please identify yourself as part of the NIBA Heavyweight Splice Technical Seminar group staying at the Courtyard Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory Hotel for the discounted $172 rate plus tax per night.  Please note that the hotel will charge one night stay as part of the deposit to secure the room.  Wifi and breakfast are included.  

Cutoff date: March 19, 2019

Seminar Location:

 2933 Miller Road
 Decatur, Georgia 30035

Cancellation Policy:

A $100 cancellation fee is in effect prior to March 19, 2019. After that date, refunds cannot be guaranteed. 

Event Details

Do you have sales or belt shop personnel in need of maximizing their conveyor belt splicing knowledge? Are you a conveyor operator who wants to optimize conveyor belt splicing? NIBA has the solution for you with this splice training seminar.

Over three days, participants will be empowered to make the correct splicing choice as well as gain valuable installation knowledge through this hands-on, interactive seminar. Sales personnel will gain equity with their accounts. Belt shop technicians will gain value with their service. And operators will prolong belt life and minimize maintenance concerns.

Many interactions among students and with the instructors will enhance and maximize the learning experience.

Program Agenda:

Day 1:

Classroom Sessions:
   -Understanding of Conveyor Belt Operations
   -Vulcanized Step and Finger Splice Design and Installation
   -Dynamic and Static Properties of Splices (Mechanical & Vulcanized)

Hands-On Sessions:
   -Hands-on Step Splicing of HW Belting
   -Vulcanizer Set-Up and Operation for Step Splice

Day 2:

Classroom Session:
   -Understanding the Finger Splice Process for HW Belting

Hands-On Sessions:
   -Finger Splicing of HW Belting
   -Vulcanizer Set-Up and Operation for Finger Splice

Day 3:

Classroom Sessions:
   -Mechanical Fastener Selection and Installation
   -Mechanical Splices vs. Vulcanized Splice Discussion
   -Mechanical Splice Troubleshooting

Hands-On Sessions:
   -Mechanical Fastener Tooling
   -Squaring and Skiving Techniques
   -Installation and Bolt and Rivet-Style Fasteners

Classroom Sessions:
   -Test Vulcanized Splices Made in Class
   -Participant Evaluation of Class and Instructors
   -Participant Test for Class Content

Course Objective:

This educational program combines practical classroom session with hands-on training to enhance splicing skill level and to increase the knowledge of standard splicing and fastening procedures.

Who Should Attend:

Splicing technicians, sales personnel, plant operators and any other personnel directly involved with belt performance issues are encouraged to enroll to gain a competitive edge in the belt service marketplace.

Meet Your Trainers:

      ·       Mike Cremeens, VP Training & Technical Support, Shaw Almex Industries
      ·       Dick McConnell, National Account/OEM Manager, Flexco
      ·       Gary Dech, Global Technical Sales Manager, Almex
      ·       Dell Gutknecht, General Manager, Reichel-Korfmann Co. Inc.

Click Here for more trainer information.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Jackie Fowler
Contact Organization:
NIBA - The Belting Association
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