AGMA 2017 Basic Training for Gear Manufacturers (Fall)
(September 18-22, 2017)Hilton Oak Lawn, Illinois. Learn the fundamentals of gear manufacturing in this hands-on course. Gain an understanding of gearing and nomenclature, principles of inspection, gear manufacturing methods, and hobbing and shaping. Utilizing manual machines, develop a deeper breadth of perspective and understanding of the process and physics of making a gear as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in working with CNC equipment commonly in use. This course is taught at Daley College. A shuttle bus is available each day to transport students to and from the hotel. Although the Basic Course is designed primarily for newer employees with at least six months’ experience in setup or machine operation, it has proved beneficial to quality control managers, sales representatives, management, and executives. Course instructors are Dwight Smith, Allen Bird and Peter Grossi.