National Machinery Tiffin, Ohio
Tooling Seminar Schedule

 


For questions regarding our Tooling Seminars please contact us today.

March 29 & 30, 2022

Introductory Tooling Seminar

(English Language)

$950

April 5 & 6, 2022

Advanced Tooling Seminar

(English Language)

$1075

September 13 & 14, 2022

Introductory Tooling Seminar

(English Language)

$950

September 20 & 21, 2022

Advanced Tooling Seminar

(English Language)

$1075

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National Machinery's formal training programs are designed to provide you or your employees with the necessary skill to maintain and operate your specific machines. Following is a brief description of the various operational, mechanical, and tooling seminars. Courses address the needs of Engineers who want to learn the "basics" of cold forming or, for those with more experience, a more intensive presentation offering hands-on applications and tooling techniques.

The fees for the Tooling Design Seminars are per person as listed. Fees do not include expenses for travel and overnight accommodations for the in-person seminar or internet services and hardware required to attend the online seminar. 

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

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Introduction to Cold Forming Principals

Advanced Cold Forming

Principals

An intensive course for design engineers and others who want to learn the basics of cold forming and design criteria. Subjects range from upsetting and extrusions, to tolerances and materials.



Curriculum Includes:

  • Rules and techniques for metal forming

  • Tooling component design and construction

  • Part transfer applications

  • Punch and die kick-out

  • Part evaluation and shape development

  • Interference fits

  • Tooling materials

  • Metal working lubricants

  • Cold formability of various metals

A hands-on seminar for experienced tool designers. The course teaches techniques by utilizing our own patented QUIKCALC ePlus software. Subjects range from die design principles, load and energy calculations, to die construction.
 

Curriculum Includes:

  • The process of cold forming

  • Material properties / processing

  • Load and Energy calculations

  • Transfer techniques

  • Die construction

  • Die stress

  • Design techniques

  • Advanced design techniques

  • Tooling troubleshooting

In-Person Seminar Format:

  • Preregistration is required.

  • Each participant must sign a non disclosure agreement.

IN THE SEMINAR FEE: The fee includes all seminar materials, two lunches at National, and dinner the evening of the first day of the seminar.  Travel and living expenses are not included.

 

MEETING LOCATION: All sessions are held in our plant at 161 Greenfield Street, Tiffin, Ohio. They will begin promptly at 8:00 AM on the dates indicated and end at approximately 4:00 PM the last day.

 

HOTEL GUEST ROOMS: Hotel accommodations can be made by calling one of the following motels: 
 

  • Holiday Inn Express at 419-443-5100 

  • Hampton Inn of Tiffin at 419-443-5300 

Online Seminar Format:

  • The online seminars are live recordings of the in-person sessions.

  • Preregistration is required.

  • Each registration is valid for ONE participant.

  • Each participant must sign a non disclosure agreement.

  • Seminar materials will be mailed to the participant prior to the seminar.

  • We recommend attending the seminar via dual or large wide screen computer with webcam capability. 

  • Attendees need to be available online for course instruction beginning promptly at 8 a.m. EST and concluding at 4 p.m. EST.

  • Seminars will not be recorded and distributed at a later time.  

  • Refunds will not be granted for missing any portion of the course.

  • Seminars are in English.

Forward Extrusion

Backward Extrusion

Upsetting

 
 

FORMAX Maintenance

Workshop

National Machinery Tiffin, Ohio
Maintenance Workshop Schedule
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April 5th - 7th, 2022

FORMAX Maintenance

$1200

September 20th - 22nd, 2022

FORMAX Maintenance

$1200

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All sessions are held in our plant at 161 Greenfield Street, Tiffin, Ohio. They will begin promptly at 8:00 AM on the dates indicated and end at approximately 4:00 PM the last day.
The fee includes attendance for one person, all workshop materials, three lunches at National, and dinner the evening of the first day of the seminar.  Travel and living expenses are not included.

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

The FORMAX® Workshop focuses on practical training for mechanical and electrical maintenance personnel, providing tips and techniques on troubleshooting and servicing your FORMAX®, FORMAX® PLUS, FORMAX® 2000, PumaFX, and LeanFX  progressive headers to achieve top operating efficiency. Attendees will learn through combined classroom and hands-on instruction using special fixtures created specifically for training.  Each fixture is a key mechanism from the machine mounted in a way to give easy access and visibility for trainer and trainees.  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

Pressure Systems:

  • Hydraulic

  • Lubrication

  • Pneumatic

Electrical Systems:

  • Hardware Review

  • Wiring Diagrams

  • Troubleshooting

 

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