5th ACC Users Group Conference Red Rock Resort, Summerlin, Nev October 14-17, 2013 Host Utility: NV Energy Sponsors: Chemtrac, GEA, National Steel Erection, SPIG, Baldor/ABB, MicroMist Systems, Graver Technologies, Howden, Conco, Evapco-BLCT Chairman: Dr Andrew Howell, Senior Systems Chemist, Xcel Energy Operation and Maintenance Session Chair: Dave Rettke, NV Energy and Rene Villefuerte, Comego SA de CV (CCC Saltillo) ACC Gearboxes: Experience on the selection and O&M of fan drive gearboxes Hein Goldschagg, ESKOM ACC Condition-Based Maintenance Dave Rettke, NV Energy Maintenance for Improved Gearbox Performance Bob Neely and John Campbell, Amarillo Gear Co Comanche 3 ACC Modifications Ruben Roman and Ron Lungu, Xcel Energy ACC Cleaning Gary Fisher, Conco Systems Inc Air In-Leakage Testing Andrew Leavitt, Conco Systems Inc Exciting Times for EPRI’s Water Use and Availability Technology Innovation Program Jessica Shi, EPRI Aluminum Coating of ACC Tubes Planning for Development of ACC Guidelines Documents Andy Howell, Xcel Energy Chemistry and Corrosion Session Chair: Barry Dooley, Structural Integrity Associates Inc An Update on Chemistry and Corrosion in Air-Cooled Condensers Barry Dooley, Structural Integrity Associates Inc Understanding How an ACC Unit Releases Iron: A Three-Month Study with Particle Analyzers Paul Sehl, GE Water & Process Technologies Jack Otis, TransCanada, Halton Hills Generating Station Accelerated ACC and Steam System Commissioning at a Large GTL Facility Tom Guidry, KBR; Garett Jennison, BES&T Design and Performance Session Chair: Hoc Phung, PG&E ACC Expansion: Considering the Options to Add Fan Modules to the Matimba ACCs Hein Goldschagg, ESKOM Wind Shield Solutions from Galebreaker Jamie Wilde and Jeremy Scudamore, Galebreaker How to Improve the Air Side of the ACC Martin Huis in’t Veld, Howden NL How to Improve Air-Cooler Vacuum Steam Condenser Performance in the Field Marc Ellmer, ELFLOW BV Hybrid (dry/wet) Dephlegmator for Use in Air-Cooled Steam Condenser Systems Hanno Reuter, Stellenbosch University Comparison of Dry Cooling Alternatives Alex Zekovich and Attila Gregasz, GEA Solving Axial-Fan Wind-Related Problems Martin J Cuerdon, Advanced Analytical Solutions LLC Contact Us Name Please enter your name. Subject Please enter a subject. Your email Please enter a valid email. Your message Please enter a message. Send Message Sent! Message failed. Please try again.