Mobile Elevating Work Platform

Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE is a certified operator and trainer for operating and inspecting Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). These machines use to be referred to as Aerial Work Platforms. The OSHA safety regulations, ANSI/SAIA and ISO standards have changed drastically. These new OSHA regulations and standards went into effect on March 1st 2020. […]

Belt Conveyor Design

During 1999-2001 while working as a senior manufacturing and process engineer, Gary E. Kilpatrick, PE, DFE designed a special belt conveyor for an existing industrial pre-notch roll forming process. Gary’s new belt conveyor would replace an existing belt conveyor that was problematic. The pre-notch roll forming process produced a slotted “U” shaped channel called “Strut’ […]