TK Solver, Metal Gear Design and Manufacturing Training

Universal Technical Systems, Inc. offers four days of intensive gear training at their headquarters in Rockford, IL. The course aims to do the following:

-Provide a fundamental understanding of spur and helical involute gear geometry.

-Teach attendees to apply gear design concepts at their jobs.

-Help develop a working knowledge of UTS' software tools.

The class is taught by a gear engineer with nearly 40 years of experience. Throughout the course, the instructor will cover gear fundamentals, gear tooth form, gear geometry, standard proportions, quality, gear modifications, gear design considerations and the gear design process.

In addition to these topics, students will learn how to use UTS software to solve their gear problems and will go through a specific, step-by-step example,. Students will also have the opportunity to take a tour of two gear companies in the area, Gleason Cutting Tools and Forest City Gear.

At the end of the week, each student will have the option of meeting one-on-one with the instructor for an hour to discuss individual gear problems and questions.

Everyone registering for the gear school will receive free access to "Fundamentals of Gearing," the new eLearning course from UTS. Visit to register, login, or preview the course.

For more information:

Universal Technical Systems, Inc.
(815) 963-2220