Helios announces September Colorado Gear School

Helios Gear Products has partnered with Kapp Technologies to host a Colorado gear school, September 12-14, 2023 in Boulder, CO. This intensive three-day program covers the basics of gear manufacturing from cutting to finishing, through final inspection, and is designed for entry-level gear manufacturing personnel including manufacturing management, industrial engineers, supervisors, set-up technicians, operators, and quality control. With a limited class size of 35, the course provides the optimum learning environment for attendees new to the industry and those with experience in need of a refresher.

HeliosNathan from General Motors describes the course as an excellent experience, mentioning that the “instructors were very friendly, and it was nice to see a wide variety of equipment and processes.” Beyond the classroom the course features machine demonstrations at Kapp Technologies and immersive plant tours at Aerocom Industries. “They did a great job including everyone, making it an interactive class, and the tours were a great addition” says Harrison of Amarillo Gear. The 2023 course features gear manufacturing industry expert instructors from Helios Gear Products and Kapp Niles to offer a wide variety of perspectives and operational experiences.

About Helios Gear Products

Helios Gear Products specializes in the parallel axis gear industry, offering machines, consumable tools, and automation systems for gear hobbing, worm and thread milling, shaping, power skiving, and deburring and chamfering. Our expert team also offers cutting tool and abrasive tool technical support, including engineering, service, and comprehensive gear manufacturing consultation. With a wealth of global expertise in gear engineering, Helios supports today’s manufacturers by scaling productivity and efficiency. Helios Gear Products, LLC services the North American market for YG Tech, Monnier + Zahner / Lambert−Wahli, Tecnomacchine, and Tyrolit−MIRA. Helios also offers cooperative sales and service with Kapp Technologies and Penta Gear Metrology.

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