SEPTEMBERFEST 2019 SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER 9th-11th

9:00AM [RapidView Training Center]: NASSCO PACP Training (Laterals & Manholes)by Brandon Conley of Jack Doheny Supplies. This certification class will run from the 9th to the 11th. Contact Jack Doheny Companies to register (248) 349-0904.

SEPTEMBER 10th

4:00PM: Dealer Meeting – At RapidView Headquarters, 1828 W. Olson Rd. Rochester, IN

7:00-10:00PM: Welcome Reception - Arriving early? Join the RapidView team at the Dam Landing on beautiful Lake Manitou for a warm welcome with dinner and drinks! 1305 Ewing Rd. Rochester, IN

 

DAY #1 - SEPTEMBER 11th

EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY

9:00AM: Welcome Introduction

10:00AM-4:00PM: Workshops - Presentations - Demonstrations

12:00PM: Lunch

4:00PM: Happy Hour

5:30PM: Dinner

6:00PM-9:00PM: Casino Night & DJ

 

PRESENTATIONS - DEMONSTRATIONS

10:00AM: Mainline Inspection Equipment – Whether you are inspecting 4", 10" or 110" pipelines, RapidView/IBAK has the solution for you. During this demonstration, you will see all of the various reels, tractors, cameras and accessories that will assist municipalities or contractors to tackle any type of pipeline inspection project.

11:00AM: HD Mainline Equipment Inspections like you have never seen them before! If you are a municipality interested in working with the best video data available, or a contractor wishing to leverage the quality of your service, then this presentation is for you!

1:00PM: Lateral Launch System Learn what makes the RapidView/IBAK lateral launch system the industry's best. Efficiency is much more than the number of laterals per day. Learn how a few simple adjustments may significantly impact the bottom line.

2:00PM: 3D GeoSense During this presentation, you will see some of the simplest, but most advanced technology in the marketplace, map the exact path of mainlines and laterals. This will take the guess work out of any horizontal directional drilling project.

3:00PM: Cutters & Grinders See the NEW MicroGATOR in action! With longer cable lengths, more powerful and quiet cutting motors, and drive units to withstand the toughest jobs, these cutters have already reset the industry's expectations.

 

AREA 1 WORKSHOPS & GROUP DISCUSSIONS

10:00AM: Cable Protection & Care In this workshop, learn how to get the most from your equipment by utilizing the various IBAK cable protection systems to increase the life of your cable, reduce downtime, and maximize system performance.

10:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

11:00AM: Mainline & General Maintenance  In this workshop, learn how to care for your IBAK tractors by utilizing recommended maintenance and care techniques for the T76 and T66 tractors, including changing wheel seals.

11:30PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

1:00PM: Camera Care & General MaintenanceIn this workshop, learn how to care for your IBAK cameras by utilizing recommended maintenance and care techniques for ORION and ORPHEUS cameras, including changing light housings and cleaning the sand deflectors.

1:30PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

2:00PM Lateral Launch General MaintenanceThis workshop will focus on the Lateral Launch System and general maintenance recommendations.

2:30PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

3:00PM: AccessoriesLearn how to maintain many of the accessories that are used on a regular basis to help improve performance and increase safety.

3:30PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

 

AREA 2 WORKSHOPS

10:00AM: BE3.5.2/BE7 Control Console FeaturesIn this workshop, we will review the general principles of operation and troubleshooting by describing and demonstrating the techniques used by RapidView technicians to help diagnose where system problems arise.

11:00AM: BP100/BP2 OverviewSee what the new controllers are all about.  In this session we review basic operations of the controllers and open one up to explain how they operate and basic troubleshooting techniques.

1:00PM: Soldering Tips, Tricks & Advice Ever think to yourself “There has to be an easier way” when soldering?  Stop by for a very informal question and answer session on soldering techniques, tips and recommended practices.

 

AREA 3 WORKSHOPS

10:00AM: T66 Breakdown & Discussion What makes the T66 tractor so sturdy? This is your chance to find out! In this workshop, we will breakdown the T66 tractor by completely disassembling the tractor and describing each components purpose and function.

11:00AM: T76 Breakdown & Discussion Have you ever wanted to see inside the industry "workhorse"? This is your chance! In this workshop, we will breakdown the T76 tractor by completely disassembling the tractor and describing each components purpose and function.

1:00PM: Lift & Camera Base Breakdown & DiscussionLearn the ins and outs as well as the ups and downs in this interactive session. 

2:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

2:30PM: LISY 3.2 Breakdown & Discussion How does each part of the LISY 3.2 work together and take you into lateral launch bliss? This is your chance to find out! In this workshop, we will breakdown the LISY 3.2 tractor attachment by completely disassembling the attachment and describing each components purpose and function.

 

AREA 4 WORKSHOPS

10:00AM: ORPHEUS 2/HD Breakdown & Discussion Have you ever wondered what makes IBAK's premier mainline inspection camera work so well? This is your chance to find out! In this work shop, we will breakdown the ORPHEUS 2 HD camera by completely disassembling the camera and describing each components purpose and function.

11:00AM: ORION Breakdown & DiscussionHave you ever wondered what goes on inside the little camera head? This is your chance to find out! In this workshop, we will breakdown the ORION camera by completely disassembling the camera and describing each components purpose and function.

1:00PM: NANO Breakdown & DiscussionHow does IBAK fit so many features into such a tiny camera? This is your chance to find out! In this workshop, learn all the parts of the NANO camera, each components purpose and function, and the proper repair and maintenance techniques

2:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

2:30PM: PANORAMO 4K Breakdown & DiscussionWhat makes the PANORAMO 2 4K able to inspect pipe so fast with such clarity? This is your chance to find out! In this workshop, learn all the parts of the PANORAMO 2 4K, each components purpose and function, and the proper repair and maintenance techniques.

3:30PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

 

AREA 5 HANDS-ON TECH LAB

10:00AM-12:00PM: Mainline Cable Retermination Lab – Here you will learn how to reterminate MAINLINE cables. This is a hands-on class available all morning. Drop in anytime to learn how to repair your cable. Tools and workstations are provided.

1:00PM-4:00PM: Pushrod Cable Retermination Lab – Here you will learn how to reterminate LATERAL cables. This is a hands-on class available all afternoon. Drop in anytime to learn how to repair your cable. Tools and workstations are provided.

 

DAY #2- SEPTEMBER 12th

EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE DAY

9:00AM-4:00PM: Workshops - Presentations - Demonstrations

12:00PM: Lunch & Dealer Awards

12:45PM: Live Performance by Illusionist/Magician – Hart Keene

1:30PM: Workshops Continue

 

PRESENTATIONS - DEMONSTRATIONS

10:00AM: PANORMAO 4K & PANO SI 4KWhat is the greatest invention ever created? Here's a hint... PANORAMO! Learn how PANORAMO increases productivity, provides better data to engineers, reduces operating costs, and keeps your operators out of harm’s way.

11:00AM: Accessories Learn how to tackle the impossible projects by utilizing RapidView’s large selection of accessories.  We will cover many of the accessories that we offer to expand your equipment’s capabilities, increase your safety, and make you more productive.

 

AREA 1 WORKSHOPS & GROUP DISCUSSIONS

9:00AM: Winch Operation & Power Requirements In this workshop, learn how to care for your IBAK reels by utilizing recommended maintenance and care techniques for the KW305 including changing the level wind sliding block on the KW305 drum.

9:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

10:00AM: System Boot-up & Power DistributionDuring this group setting a Technician will explain the system boot-up process and how the power gets distributed to the various components of the system.

10:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

11:00AM: Video Generation, Overlay & CommunicationStop by this session to learn how the video is generated and how the image on your monitor is transmitted along with important overlay information.

11:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

1:30PM: Lateral Launch & KW LISY Discussion - During this session we will discuss how a Lateral Launch system operates differently from a normal mainline system, and give useful troubleshooting tips and advice for Lateral Launch systems and Lateral Launch drums.

2:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

2:30PM: Fiber Optic, HD & 4K Transmission & DisplayListen in as a RapidView Technician explains the differences in our Standard Definition systems and our HD and 4K video; how it’s different and what to look for when troubleshooting.

3:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

3:30PM: PANORAMO Installation & Operations During this session we will provide an overview of PANORAMO and the processes involved in capturing data and creating detailed PANORAMO scan files.

 

AREA 2 WORKSHOPS

9:00AM: Soldering Tips, Tricks & AdviceJust like on Day 1, stop by for a very informal question and answer session on soldering techniques, tips and recommended practices.

1:30PM: Equipment Breakdown Q&A – ORION, NANO, ORPHEUS 2, T66.1, T76.1, Lift, Camera Base, LISY 3.2, PANORAMO 4K – We will have a technician on hand along with various pieces of equipment on display.  Feel free to stop by at any time throughout the afternoon to see the internal components and ask any questions you may have.

4:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

 

AREA 3 WORKSHOPS

9:00AM: BE 3.5.2/BE7 Control Console FeaturesIn this workshop, we will review the general principles of operation and troubleshooting by describing and demonstrating the techniques used by RapidView technicians to help diagnose where system problems arise.

10:00AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

10:30AM: BP100/BP2 OverviewSee what the new controllers are all about.  In this session we review basic operations of the controllers and open one up to explain how they operate and basic troubleshooting techniques.

11:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

1:30PM: Special Tools & Test Equipment Take time to stop by at your convenience and see some of the tools and test equipment that our technicians use to help troubleshoot and repair various pieces of equipment. A technician will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

4:00PM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

 

AREA 4 WORKSHOPS

9:00AM: MP4 Cable Reterm DemonstrationTake time to stop and see the proper steps required to reterminate a Lateral cable with the 512Hz transmitter (MP4).  A technician will demonstrate the retermination and point out the differences between a normal Lateral cable retermination and one with the 512Hz sonde.

11:30AM: Open Discussion w/ RapidView Technicians

1:30PM: Fiber Optic & 4K Reterm Demonstration In this abbreviated session attendees can learn the differences between a regular Mainline retermination and a fiberoptic cable retermination.  A technician will explain the fiberoptic cable retermination process.

3:00PM: Cutting Equipment OverviewTake a look into the belly of the beast and see what makes our MicroGator unlike any other and get an up-close look at what makes it so tough

 

AREA 5 HANDS-ON TECH LAB

9:00AM-12:00PM: Mainline Cable Retermination Lab – Here you will learn how to reterminate MAINLINE cables. This is a hands-on class available all morning. Drop in anytime to learn how to repair your cable. Tools and workstations are provided.

1:30PM-4:00PM: Pushrod Cable Retermination Lab – Here you will learn how to reterminate LATERAL cables. This is a hands-on class available all afternoon. Drop in anytime to learn how to repair your cable. Tools and workstations are provided.

 

 




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