Koepfer America is presently hosting the Fundamentals of Parallel Axis Gear Manufacturing seminar, also known as the Koepfer Gear School. This three-day seminar is sold-out, and features an intense curriculum of gear manufacturing content, including:

  • Gear Nomenclature
  • The Hobbing Process
  • Multi-Thread Hobs
  • The Shaping Process
  • Gear Inspection, AGMA, DIN
  • Proper Cutting Tool Use and Support
  • High-performance Coatings
  • Automation Systems
  • Fixturing and Blanks
  • Production Estimating
  • Finishing Techniques
  • Skiving
  • Equipment Demonstration
  • Troubleshooting

Tomorrow we will be visiting Forest City Gear ( http://www.forestcitygear.com ) to see the latest in fine-pitch gear manufacturing. On Thursday the class will visit Overton Chicago Gear ( http://www.oc-gear.com ) to see the latest in coarse pitch gear manufacturing. The Koepfer Gear School is a must-attend event for new gear manufacturing personnel as well as others needing a refresher on gear manufacturing topics. Learn more at http://koepferamerica.com/gear-school-seminar/ .