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Multi Flex, a copper solution

Chapter #: 10427
Chapter Name: Tri-County
Reported By: Warren Wehe
Officer Title: Secretary/Treasurer
Defined Title:
City: New Braunfels
State/Province: TX
Number In Attendance: 29
Meeting Date: 11/19/2014
Meeting Type: Education
Educational Program Subject: Multi Flex, a copper solution
Speaker Name: Dean Martin
Company: Multi Flex
Minutes: The Tri County RSES chapter was called to order at 7:00 pm, at TJ's Burgers by President Danny Henslee on November 19, 2014.  Educational Chair Randy Newsom introduced the speaker for the evening Dean Martin, speaking on Multi Flex, the copper tubing replacement solution.  Dean introduced Dave Dicks, the CEO/President of Multi Flex Pipe, and Orlando Dicks, who would speak on the installlatio n procedure and tooling needed to install Mult Flex.  Dave said Multi Flex consisted of a plastic lined with aircraft aluminun tubing.  Dave said the pipe could maintained 1200 PSI, and had a 2000 Pound of crimping pressure.  Once crimp, the fittings could hold up to 4000 pounds of pulling power.  Dave said phone appls were available with additional information on the pipe.   He also stated that a glue was being introduce for the fitting/unit connections that handled up to 5000 PSI.  Orlando spoke on the three tools needed for installations, that were made specifically for Multi Flex Pipe.  they were a Crimper, Spring bender, and a Reaming tool.  Orlando stated the replacement pipe to copper was a direct match in size.  Danny called fo a 5 minute break at 8:00 pm.        Danny called meeting back to order at 8:05 pm.  Vice President Mel Krauss updated all information on the upcoming Awards/Christmas Banquet.  Mel also spoke on the past Continuing Education Seminar attended by 12 participants.  Danny adjourned the meeting at 8:20 pm.
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