Twin Cities Chapter – Meeting Minutes


Date: September 21, 2004

Topic: Gas Detection Technology

Host: PolarFab, Bloomington, MN


Summary of Meeting:

The meeting proceeded as follows:


  1. Introduction of the day's program by Rosanna Imholte of PolarFab. Ray Peterson of PolarFab provided brief overview of the facility and operations.


  1. Jim Behnke of Zellweger Analytics provided a presentation titled, Principles of Gas Detection. He reviewed a variety of technologies used in industry and pros and cons of each method.


  1. Each facility discussed the technologies used and experiences with those technologies.


  1. A roundtable was conducted on other current topics of interest brought to floor by attendees.


  1. The next meeting will be at FSI in mid-November. Topic will be update on SEMI HSE standards by Mike Sherman of FSI. Pending his schedule, Pat Gruneberg of St Paul-Travelers may present on infrared monitoring for electrical hot spots.


Submitted By Twin Cities Chapter President:

Jay Rodstein – Honeywell, 763-954-2718, jay.rodstein@honeywell.com