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PSES – Wire and Cable Markings: Understanding the Terminology

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Wire and Cable Markings: Understanding the Terminology

Speaker: Ken Riedl

Presentation Description A discussion of the markings found on wire and cable, and what these indicate about safety and performance characteristics, certifications or approvals, and suitability for use. About the Speaker: Ken Riedl is a Senior Project Engineer in the Wire and Cable Group at Intertek and has been evaluating wire and cable products for safety and performance since 2003. He has worked in the product compliance and testing field since 1998. Prior to Intertek Ken was employed by Underwriters Laboratories where he performed safety and performance evaluations for a variety of products. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and English, and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Ken lives in Cortland, New York, with his wife and two children.


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  • $10 for IEEE-PSES members
  • $15 for non-PSES members
  • Students are free.
  • *To cover meeting expenses and food/drinks

Please RSVP by Friday, October 13th, to Barbara Kelkhoff, 630-993-6306, bkelkhoff@chamberlain.com. Please indicate if you will attend on-site or remotely so that we can plan for attendees/dinner versus Skype attendees.

For P.E. licenses that require continuing education for renewal, attendance at IEEE Technical Meetings is acceptable as one Professional Development Hour (PDH) per meeting.

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The Chicago PSES is a forum for Product Safety Professionals from all Industries to network with peers and enhance their skills while also providing Product Safety outreach to engineers, students, and others with an interest in the field.


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October 18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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John Allen


Intertek Labratories
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, 60005 United States
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