Machines2014 Program


The program over the three days of Machines2014 included keynotes, case studies, technical papers and Master Classes.

Protecting your staff from arcing hazards
Dr David Sweeting

HV Access Training
Ken Cryer, Jamestechnologies

Predictive Maintenance and Energy Efficiency using Model Based Fault Detection Technology
Dr Izzet Onel, Artesis Technology Systems (Turkey)

Predicting Black Swans: New Machine Learning Methods for Very Rare Failure Events
Prof Jonathan Tapson, University of Western Sydney

Subsea Electrical System Maintenance
Andy Petersen, Santos

Pitfalls in modern HV Motor Procurement - A case study
Ray Calleja, Air Liquide

Management of Older Generator End Winding Looseness
Tri Tran, AGL

Maintenance of Power Transformers: Do we really have it sorted?
Ami Singh, Genesis Energy (NZ)

Low cost FFT & TWF analysis on a light rail vehicle
Matthew Fallow, Asset Quality

Maintenance Effectiveness and Productivity
Rob Gay & Alun Roberts, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Case Study: The major corona damage repair of a Elin Gas turbine generator
Tony O’Brien, Australian Winders

Flame Proof electrical motor mechanical failure - QA and beyond
Michael Brzakovic, Bureau Veritas

Effects of EMI interference produced by LED lighting
Andrew Orkin, Coolon LED Lighting

Understanding WRIM Slip ring mill motor carbon brush performance
Keith Thomas, Cortela Carbon

Online monitoring technologies for critical power transformers
Seamus Allan, Dynamic Ratings

Practical "Real World" measurement methodologies for maximizing the reliability and availability of medium and high voltage electrical equipment
Claude Kane, Dynamic Ratings (US)

Generator Condition Monitors and Gen-Tags
Steve Kilmartin, Environment One (US)

Repairing and replacing stator cores on turbo and hydrogenerators
Bill Moore, National Electric Coil (US)

Automate Maintenance and Safety Inspections using Mobile Devices
Naaman Shibi, Pervidi

Setting the Standards in Electrical Safety - Thinking outside the square "A Holistic Approach"
Craig Tickner, Safety Compliance Resources

Life Assessment of Power Transformers
Carlos Gamez, TxMonitor

The Ins and Outs of Transformer Oil
Philippe Reboul, Hydrodec


Master Classes

Delegates will be asked to nominate their preferred stream; these master classes are included with the conference registration fee.

  • Generator Maintenance
  • Mechanical Monitoring
  • Electrical Monitoring (Machines & Transformers)
  • Mill Motor Maintenance
  • HV Access Training (spaces are limited)