Online Maintenance Workshops


The FORMAX® Workshop will be held virtually via live online meeting. There will be 4 half-day sessions Monday through Thursday running from 8:00 am until Noon EST. An additional 2-hour session will be held on Friday if needed to cover material not covered in the previous session and to answer any and all questions. The workshop will focus on practical education for mechanical and electrical maintenance personnel, providing tips and techniques on troubleshooting and servicing your FORMAX®, FORMAX® PLUS, and FORMAX® 2000 progressive headers to achieve top operating efficiency. Attendees will learn through online lectures, video demonstration of maintenance procedures on our FORMAX® training fixtures, on-video drawing and question and answer sessions. This workshop is an ideal refresher on up-to-date FORMAX® maintenance techniques, and is an excellent program to get newer employees oriented to effective practices. Each participant receives a FORMAX maintenance and troubleshooting guide, plus material presented in the lectures.

Areas covered in the workshop include:

Mechanical Systems:
  • Transfer Alignment and Adjustment
  • Kickout Setup and Adjustment
  • Linear Feed Adjustments
  • Heading Slide Seals
  • Clutch Brake
Electrical Systems:
  • Hardware Review
  • Wiring Diagrams
  • Troubleshooting
Pressure Systems:
  • Hydraulic
  • Lubrication
  • Pneumatic

Maintenance Workshops
    National Machinery LLC Tiffin, Ohio    

May 10 - 14, 2021  
FORMAX Maintenance   
 Fall, 2021   
FORMAX Maintenance 
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 Ball Header  Maintenance
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 FORMAX FXP Threader Maintenance

Online Seminar Format:

Customer, vendor, and employee health and safety are a top priority at National Machinery. Therefore due to COVID-19 social distancing recommendations upcoming seminars will be held online as virtual events. 

  • The seminars are four half-day live online courses. With a 5th day 2-hour session if all material is not covered in the previous sessions.
  • Preregistration is required.
  • Each registration is valid for ONE participant.
  • Each participant must attend the seminar with a computer equipped with a webcam. Mobile devices are not recommended.
  • Seminar materials will be emailed to the participant prior to the seminar.
  • Attendees need to be available online for course instruction beginning promptly at 8 a.m. EST and concluding at noon.
  • Seminars will not be recorded and distributed at a later time.  
  • Refunds will not be granted for missing a course.
  • Deadline to register May 6th.

 The fees for the Online FORMAX® Maintenance Workshop are as listed above per person. Fees do not include expenses for internet services and hardware required to attend the seminar. 

For information regarding scheduled classes, class fees, or enrollment details please call (419) 443-2630.