Kevin Fitzgerald, one of the engine remanufacturing industry’s old guard, died April 12 at the age of 60. Kevin took his first and only full-time job as an inexperienced 17-year-old at Parnes Rotary Engineering rebuilding Mazda engines in December 1974, ultimately turning that job into a 43-year career.
This webinar brings an exciting presentation on the latest and greatest in the alloys used in piston manufacturing and specialized coatings. Scott Sulprizio of United Engine and Machine will be leading the discussion on piston technology.
Tim Golema of Mahle Aftermarket will talk about understanding total head gasket loading derived from fastener size and number of fasteners.
Chuck Barnett will talk about all thing cam bearings. He’ll go from their standard cam bearings to high performance cam bearings, their “Save a Block and Save a Cam” series and new applications for pickup truck diesels.
In this webinar, Bill McKnight of Mahle Aftermarket will help your new hires as well as any machinist in your shop needing a refresher course on understanding English measurements vs. decimal and metric measurements.
Ron Sledge of King Engine Bearings will help you discover the principles of proper bearing lubrication and bearing clearances working hand in hand to provide the most trouble free operation for your racing application.
In this webinar, Bob Dolder of Sunnen Products will cover: measuring tools for geometry and surface finish, tooling and the variety of different abrasives and how they affect honing engine blocks.
Robert Melton, president of Melton Sales and Service in Columbus, NJ, was high bidder on a custom-built cigar humidor at the recent PERA 72nd annual Conference. The humidor, built by PERA Executive VP Joe Polich, was auctioned off to benefit the Breaking Barriers – Hope Is Alive foundation.
The Production Engine Remanufactures Association (PERA) has announced its newly elected officials for the 2018 term during their 72nd annual convention in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
The 72nd Annual Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) convention will be held September 20-22 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL. Registration for the convention and for the hotel are now open. The technical seminars and tour schedule are as follows: Wednesday, September 20th 8:00-8:30 am Working Breakfast – Welcome by President
Tim Golema of Mahle Aftermarket is going to talk about small gaskets that tend to be the forgotten ones yet they are very important to a successful build.
Tune in to this webinar to listen to Chuck Barnett of Dura-Bond Bearing Company dispel myths and give real examples of just how powder metal components have been accepted.