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David Arce from Fytron Software will walk you through the Fytron application and show you how it can help your automotive machine shop or performance shop succeed.
This is an advanced session of interactive training and Q&A for PROSIS PRO. The objective of this session is to allow members to have an open forum where they can ask questions about the program and get an answer and demonstration live. We will also go over customizing PROSIS PRO for your shop; creating new engines; adding custom data, parts, castings, and notes; compression calculator and piston speed slide rule; printing options for bulletins and diagrams; and exploring the new updates.
The rise in light duty diesel truck popularity has been significant. A primary engine component to help ensure durability and long engine life is the harmonic damper. Brian LeBarron and Nick Orefice will discuss recommended service intervals, general tips, and inspection for both viscous and elastomer harmonic dampers.
Featuring Lake Speed Jr. – Total Seal Piston Rings, Billy Godbold – Comp Cams, Ben Strader – EFI University, and Keith Jones – Total Seal Piston Rings. Each panelist does a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.
Tom Lieb, owner of SCAT Enterprises, Inc. has been providing crankshafts and connecting rods to the automotive aftermarket for over 50 years. Tom will explore SCAT's role in the prototype crankshafts provided to GM, the challenges builders face when balancing LS crankshafts and installing the reluctor rings, and SCAT's role in the LS market. Tom's depth of knowledge in all things crankshafts is both informative and entertaining.
In this presentation, Lake Speed Jr. will cover the areas of frictional losses in an engine. Lake will go step-by-step through the energy potential of an engine, and highlights where energy is lost along with strategies for reducing those losses.
Andy Suman, president of Line2Line Coatings, explains how Abradable Piston Coatings reduces secondary piston motion to enhance ring sealing, oil control, and extend cylinder life in production and race applications.
This webinar will cover the basics of Using the Engine Search Fields; Tech Bulletins and Diagrams; Engine Specification Tabs; Compression Calculator; How to Enter Company Contact Information and Logos; Advanced Searches; and Printing Shop Worksheets.
Join us for a webinar with Cass Choate from the Diesel Doctor of TN. Cass will discuss some of the common failures with the Ford 6.4 Powerstroke diesel engine, and what tips shop owners can apply to fix them up.
Chuck Lynch discusses Valve Guides - Iron vs Powdered Metal. Materials, benefits of each material, and proper machining strategies.
Assembly Lubes and Break-in Oils -- the last metalworking fluids your engine will see, presented by Lake Speed Jr.
Air Flow Research discusses their process of designing and manufacturing cylinders heads that power some of the most powerful street machines in the country.
Do you know all the benefits included in your AERA membership? In this webinar, we will explain everything AERA has to offer to you. Topics include: Who is AERA, Member Benefits, AERA Corporate Sponsors, AERA Discount Opportunities, PROSIS PRO Engine Specification Software, AERA Engine Machining Online Training and Certification Program, AERA Technical Resource Center, Engine Professional Magazine, AERA Specification Manuals, Products and Shop Supplies, Upcoming Trade Shows and Events, Social Media and AERA, Tech & Skills Regional Conferences, and EREF (Engine Rebuilders Educational Foundation).
Join us as Bob Dolder discusses bore geometry and surface finish requirements in today’s modern engines, and how to achieve them. it will also provide details on bore measurement tools used in honing, including how to verify and store them.
Are today's harmonic balancers up to the triple challenge of higher power density, rpm and engine bay temperature associated with modern engine design? Tune in as Brian LeBarron and Aaron Neyman share how Fluidampr, and parent company Vibratech TVD, use cross-industry experience to innovate new solutions.
In this webinar, AERA's Brian Roberts discusses the design styles, installation and function of dynamic seals such as shaft and valve stem seals.
Bill McKnight discusses developing a methodology for analysis of parts failures and applying that process to piston ring failures.
In this webinar, Mario Rauch from ElringKlinger discusses how liquid sealant gasket makers are more common in modern engines. One silicone is not enough. He will go over the differences, function, and the ways to work with it.
In this webinar, Ken Carter and Scott Sulprizio from United Engine and Machine will go over information to increase your understanding of aluminum alloys and coatings for pistons.
In this webinar, Cindy Brown from Russell & Associates will go over the basic functions of QuickBooks, explain the benefits to your shop, and how to get started. The items covered will include accounts receivable, accounts payable, creating estimates, using the general ledger to track transactions, and taking advantage of reports and financial statements.
In this webinar, we give a complete overview of the AERA Cylinder Head and Engine Machinist Certification Program focusing on the recent updates and enhancements, including customization of the program to fit your training needs.
What you need to know to know about the unique needs of direct injection engines; presented by Lake Speed Jr. Beginning this month, the American Petroleum Institute (API) is releasing an updated motor oil specification called API SN Plus. This updated specification is in response to OEM calls for improved protection against low speed pre-ignition problems. This webinar explains the phenomenon of Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI), why it is unique to Direct Injection engines, and how both motor oil and fuel contribute to the tendency for LSPI to occur.
Presented by Mario Rauch from ElringKlinger. This webinar will cover technologies of cylinder head gaskets in truck engines today, the change of technologies in the last 20 years, and the requirements of today.
In this webinar, AERA's Chuck Lynch will discuss design types, construction materials and function, and why a valve stem seals are not really a seal. We will cover specifications required of the guide, the sealing element, and the valve stem conditions that can help to assure proper function.
Presented by Lake Speed Jr. Whether you are dyno testing an engine, sampling used oil or checking spring rates, testing plays a vital role in engine development. In fact, sound testing practices provide the foundation for progress. Utilizing 20 years of R&D experience, Lake Speed, Jr. will share the secrets learned from working with Ford, Dodge, Joe Gibbs Racing and Lubrizol that lead to great testing programs. This information will enable you to make more of the testing resources you have, and to help your customers track and achieve reasonable goals.
AERA's Chuck Lynch will discuss the difference between roughness and waviness and the impact on gasket performance.
In this webinar, we will talk about how social media increases the awareness of your business. We will provide you with a platform to get started, and the tools to succeed.
A complete overview of the AERA Cylinder Head and Engine Machinist Certification Program, as well as details on how you can take full advantage of every AERA opportunity.
AERA Technical Specialist Chuck Lynch will discuss specifications and tolerances to ensure leak free installation. This session will also cover journal surfaces, housing bores, alignment, sealants, lubricants, and installation practices.
This presentation has been prepared by AERA’s partner for credit card processing services, BASYS Processing, to provide AERA members with an Owner’s Manual for the credit card processing industry. We will let you know what options should be included in your program, what warnings lights to look for, and how to choose the best processing partner for your business.