February 8, 2012

Waterloo Technical Society
Cedar Falls Clarion Inn

 Topic:   Design & Building a Diesel Particulate Filter Weigh Room
Speaker:  Mr. Kevin Reiss
Topic Summary
Kevin will talk about the design and building of the Diesel Particulate Filter Weigh Room at the John Deere Product Engineering Center.  This Temperature & Humidity Controlled clean room meets EPA’s final Tier 4 Heavy Duty Diesel Emissions requirements for filter weighing using a “7-place”  microgram balance that can resolve weight differences of  less than 1microgram.
Speaker Background
Mr. Reiss is a Senior Engineering Technician working for John Deere.  Kevin has worked for 5 years in the Test Lab Operations group at the Product Engineering Center in Waterloo, Iowa. Prior to that, Kevin worked for SPX/OTC Service Solutions testing ODBII scan diagnostic tools. Kevin holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Automotive Engineering Technology from the University of Minnesota, Mankato.
Program Chair: Gary Dorhout
Time:           6:00-6:30pm Social
6:30-7:15 Dinner
7:15-8:15 Presentation

Location:  Cedar Falls Clarion Inn (formerly Cedar Falls Holiday Inn), Cedar Falls, Iowa

Price for meal: $14.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)

Time: Social period: 6:00 P.M. Dinner: 6:30 P.M. at River City Bistro Restaurant, Cedar Falls Holiday Inn, (Clarion Inn) 5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.

Dinner Reservations: Please contact Gary Dorhout via E-mail at DorhoutGaryL@JohnDeere.com or by phone at 319-292-8178 by 4:00 PM  Monday 9 Jan 2012.  Leave name and message on answering machine.    Guests are welcome, please be sure to make a reservation. 

Dues: Dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St.,  Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting.   E-mail  FriendKennethD@JohnDeere.com