Gear Failure Analysis Seminar
(September 8-10, 2014) Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, Montana. In AGMA’s Gear Failure Analysis Seminar, attendees will examine the various types of gear failure, such as macropitting, micropitting, scuffing, tooth wear and breakage. Possible causes of these failures will be presented, along with some suggested ways to avoid them. A gear failure analysis expert will use a variety of tools and methods – lectures, slide presentations, hands-on workshops with failed gears and Q&A sessions – to give a comprehensive understanding of the reasons for gear failure. Participants are encouraged to bring their own failed gears or photographs and discuss them during the Q&A sessions. The seminar brings together a vast amount of knowledge and will help you solve everyday problems whether you are a gear engineer, user, researcher, maintenance technician, lubricant expert, or manager. The course manual offers more than 100 color photos, dozens of illustrations, a textbook and failure atlas that will become a permanent reference source. The course is instructed by Robert Errichello of Geartech.
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