Engineering Insight: Fluid Power Systems

Event Details:

Date: October 14, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: 1170 Sheppard Ave. W, Unit 15. Toronto

Who should attend:

Network leaders, General public

Who might be interested in this event?

Professions: Engineering

Ethnicities: Multi-Ethnic

Organized by:

Association of Romanian Engineers in Canada (AREC)

Pneumatic Systems & Components

Purpose of Seminar:

Being able to understand, design, operate, maintain and troubleshoot pneumatic systems and equipment and starts with simply understanding how and why all the various components work. We will provide you the basic building blocks and information you need to become proficient in working with industrial and automation and controls systems.

Who should attend this Seminar?

This seminar is open to everybody who wants to attend but, will be beneficial to anyone who is involved with pneumatic system design, engineering, production, controls, maintenance, inspection reports and troubleshooting working for engineering firms, industrial plants, automation, pneumatic distributors, utilities or commercial facilities.

Seminar Outline / Agenda

1. Overview of pneumatic systems: applications, industries, advantages/disadvantages
2. Pneumatic Systems: Identify pneumatic components and their schematic symbols
3. Pressure, flow, torque, loads in pneumatic systems 
4. Select the correct components: compressor, receiver reservoir, pumps, motors, valves, manifolds, actuators, FRLs and piping to obtain desired results
5. Select air pumps, valves, FRLs, hose, fittings, safety and instrumentation components (pressure/flow/temperature gages, switches & transmitters) 
6. Diagnose common air systems & components problems
7. Filtration, condensation and contamination in air systems
8. Pneumatic most common brands: Parker, Festo, SMC, Numatics, Norgren, Mac 
9. Open questions session 
10. Hydraulic oils: brands, types, available sizes, handling, safe disposal
11. Basic Troubleshooting of Hyd. Syst.: Noisy, Cavitations, No System Pressure, Erratic Actuators, Run Hot, Leaks
12. Hydraulic most common brands: Parker(Denison, Waterman), Eaton, Vickers, Rexroth-Bosch, Hydac, Sauer-Danfoss, Yuken, Daman, Lynch, Haldex, White, ITT etc. 
13. Open questions session 

Presenter: Paul Goldenberg, B.Sc., CFPS, CET
AREC - Vice-president
TES CANADA INC. - President

AREC and other PINs members - Free

Non-PINs members: $5


Registration Deadline:

October 12, 2015

Contact details for the event:

Register by email to and indicate in the subject line the number of participants attending