Learn how to design and apply bevel gears systems from the initial concept through manufacturing and quality control and on to assembly, installation and maintenance. Engage in a practical hands-on guide to the bevel gear design, manufacture, quality control, assembly, installation rating, lubrication and, most especially, application.
Classes are 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
•Apply the selection process required to determine which type of bevel gear is best for a particular application
• Integrate both the manufacturing and quality control processes in the initial design process
• Draw upon how bevel gears are manufactured to design these gears FOR manufacturability and good quality control
• Discuss best practices for mounting, assembling and installing bevel gears
• Discuss requirements and practices for lubrication and maintenance
• Draw upon the relationship between standard rating practices and actual bevel gear tooth stresses as a means of optimum design
• Describe in-service lubrication and maintenance required to support long term operation
Engineers, technicians, and others involved in the selection, application and/or design of bevel gear systems.
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Payment must accompany this form. All cancellations must be in writing and received by AGMA 14 days prior to the class start. A $200 U.S. processing fee will be assessed for each cancelled registration that results in a refund after the 14-day period. A substitution or schedule change fee of $50 when substituting one student for another or moving the current student to another AGMA course after the 14-day period. A 50% refund will be issued if cancellation occurs on or after the class start date.
Raymond J. Drago is Chief Engineer of Drive Systems Technology, Inc. (DST), a mechanical power transmission consulting organization that he founded in 1976. Prior to this, Mr. Drago worked for the Boeing Company – Helicopters Division until his retirement after 37 years of service. Currently Mr. Drago is involved in the analysis, design, manufacture, assembly, and testing of many gear systems. In his role with DST, Mr. Drago is active in all areas of mechanical power transmission, including the design and analysis of drive systems in a very diverse field of application from heart pumps to very large mining & mill gears. He has also prepared and delivered more than 150 seminars dealing with various aspects of gear design and analysis.