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Register for 1st Quarter Training Classes!

We are excited to announce a full line-up of training and development courses for the 1st quarter! Training is free and offered from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Don’t miss our new Transair Aluminum Piping class offered in March at all training facilities.

Ann Arbor Class Offerings

Thursday, March 14th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Industrial Lubrication Practices – Register Here
Moving parts on your machinery & equipment require proper lubrication to maximize uptime and ensure long life. We’ll discuss several lubrication concepts and the available equipment needed to provide just the right amount of lubrication.

Thursday, March 28th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Basics of Hydraulic Filtration for Greater Machine Up-time – Register Here
Proper filtration during use is critical to avoid costly contamination problems and will maximize your machine’s up-time. This informative class will filter out any confusion about how to keep your hydraulic systems clean and functioning properly.

Thursday, March 21st @ 1:00-2:30pm
Transair Aluminum Piping for Compressed Air, Vacuum and Inert Gas Applications – Register Here
Transair’s lightweight components and quick-connect interlocking design allow for easy and immediate layout modifications and require no need to thread, solder, or glue pipe. In this course, we will cover the how to properly size your system, the differences between aluminum and black pipe and potential cost savings.

Farmington Class Offerings

Thursday, February 14th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Cylinder Sizing Fundamentals – Register Here
Choosing the correct cylinder is key to your motion-control solution. In this session we will cover basic terminology & sizing formulas, cylinder types and their applications, how to identify misapplications and more.

Thursday, March 7th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Alternative Fuel Conversion Basics – Register Here
Why natural gas? Fleet Managers across the world have made the switch from gasoline to CNG / LPG to lower costs and increase efficiencies. This course will focus on the components required for conversion, government incentives and focused case studies.

Wednesday, March 20th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Transair Aluminum Piping for Compressed Air, Vacuum and Inert Gas Applications  – Register Here
Transair’s lightweight components and quick-connect interlocking design allow for easy and immediate layout modifications and require no need to thread, solder, or glue pipe. In this course, we will cover the how to properly size your system, the differences between aluminum and black pipe and potential cost savings.

Shelby Class Offerings

Thursday, January 31st @ 1:00-2:30pm
Hydraulic Accumulators: What are They & How Do They Work? – Register Here
Accumulators regulate the performance of a hydraulic system by providing an additional volume of system fluid, pressurized by an external gas supply. For industrial applications, there are three types of hydro-pneumatic accumulators: piston, bladder and diaphragm. We’ll help you understand each type so you can choose the best solution for your system.

Thursday, February 7th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Hose Assembly & Crimping Techniques – Register Here
Not all Hoses are created equal and, more importantly, not all Crimps are the same. Safety is first priority and we will teach you how to properly inspect a hose assembly to make sure you have what you need to keep your people safe and your equipment running without leaks.

Thursday, February 28th @ 1:00-2:30pm
Thread ID & Safety Works – Register Here
Identifying thread types in industrial applications can be very confusing. This class will show you how to identify SAE, NPT, Metric & BSP thread types and will discuss hydraulic systems best safety practices.

Tuesday, March 19th @ 1:00-2:30pm – Register Here
Transair Aluminum Piping for Compressed Air, Vacuum and Inert Gas Applications
Transair’s lightweight components and quick-connect interlocking design allow for easy and immediate layout modifications and require no need to thread, solder, or glue pipe. In this course, we will cover the how to properly size your system, the differences between aluminum and black pipe and potential cost savings.

Lansing Class Offerings

Thursday, February 21st @ 1:00-2:30pm
Pneumatic Valve Application and Communication Protocols – Register Here
Pneumatic technology has progressed tremendously in the past several years. We will walk you through the various protocol options and teach you how to choose the right (not always the newest) interface and valves for your machine!

Friday, March 22nd @ 1:00-2:30pm
Transair Aluminum Piping for Compressed Air, Vacuum and Inert Gas Applications – Register Here
Transair’s lightweight components and quick-connect interlocking design allow for easy and immediate layout
modifications and require no need to thread, solder, or glue pipe. In this course, we will cover the how to properly size your system, the differences between aluminum and black pipe and potential cost savings.