STLE Northern California Section Meeting
Date/Time: February 20, 2013; 12:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch begins at noon, and the presentation starts at 1:00 p.m.
Topic: Wear and Wear Mechanisms
Speaker: Paul Sutor, Chevron Oronite Company
Location: Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto, 1919 Fourth St., Berkeley
RSVP Before: Thursday, February 14, 2013; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The presentation will include discussions on the various kinds of wear, wear mechanisms, and equipment failure modes. There will be discussions on how to diagnose wear problems. The presentation will emphasize the use of visuals to help in the understanding of wear.
Paul Sutor leads the Tribology and Fundamental Testing Team in Global Components at Chevron Oronite Company LLC. The Team is responsible for performance testing of lubricants and additives, innovations in test methods and equipment, and failure analyses of engine components. Dr. Sutor has been a tribologist and active STLE member for 30 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California.
Cost: Members and Guests - $25.00 Cash or Check at the door
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Presentation: 1:00 p.m. (no charge, but RSVP to reserve a seat)
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