Gleason Cutting Tools Gear School, Loves Park, Illinois. This comprehensive three and a half day program is a blend of shop time and classroom study. A coordinated series of lectures is presented by engineering, production, inspection and sales staff members. It is recommended for those seeking to understand the fundamentals of gear geometry, nomenclature, manufacturing and inspection. Training groups are kept small so that individual concerns may be fully addressed. Shop tours and demonstrations are conducted to visually enhance the understanding of classroom discussions. The fee of $895 includes handbook and all materials, one group dinner and all lunches.