Technology Committees

Maintenance & Reliability and Lubrication & Hydraulics Technology Committees Joint Meeting

23 February 2021 • Virtual Meeting

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AIST technology committee members are asked to print out the latest revised meeting agenda from our website one week prior to this meeting.

2:00 p.m.ET

1. Chair’s opening remarks
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements
7. AIST Steel Industry Fatalities

Main agenda items


  • Finalize AISTech sessions

    • Date Change

    • Papers due to AIST (15 April)

    • Author Registration deadline (1 May)

    • Presentation Draft Due in to AIST (15 May)

    • Re-emphasize the role of Session Chair and Papers Chair

  • Nominations for committee officers- will be the same as last year

  • Technology Training conference (update)

  • Reliability Achievement Award update

  • Discuss AIST Digital Transformation Subcommittee

  • Young professional recruitment subcommittee

  • Lubrication and Hydraulics Committee Business/Update

  • Update on Lubrication Manual


Discussion items


  • Extending Bearing Service Life in Severe Service Operating Conditions, Jeff Bernthisel, McNeil Industries

  • Basics of Roller Bearing Lubrication (updated material from Lube Manual), Mike Allega, The Timken Co.

  • Compressed Air Systems Maintenance & Reliability, Wendy Domino, Universal Compressed Air


Next meeting, April 13-14, Louisville, KY


Chair conclusion

4:00 p.m.