Customized In-Plant Training

Industry experts bringing customized training solutions to your plant

Peter Ulintz

Technical Director

(216) 901-8800
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If your company requires customized training, PMA offers in-plant training solutions with content tailored to your unique needs. This program enables you to train multiple employees consistently and cost effectively right at your facility. Your company also can take advantage of follow-up consultations with the instructor to assure successful implementation.


Benefits of in-plant training:

  • Train multiple employees consistently and cost effectively right at your facility.
  • Meet your company’s specific training requirements by customizing content from one or more programs.
  • Address your company’s most critical needs through interactive class discussions and team problem solving.

All in-plant training is customized to meet the specific needs of your company, including: Press types, die types, feed-line configuration, material types and grades used, operator skill level (new, incumbent), etc.


IN-PLANT TRAINING TOPICS AVAILABLE

Press Technician/Operator Training

Attendees will learn the fundamental principles of how stamping presses and feed lines work. Topics include press construction and components, drive system types (flywheel, servo, hydraulic), understanding tonnage ratings, the use of tonnage monitors, using press controls and operator controls, and understanding point-of-operation safeguarding. Procedures for tailing out the end of a coil, safely loading a new coil, making straightening and feeding adjustments, threading progressive dies, making straightener adjustments, setting the slack loop, and verifying the pilot release timing also are presented. Additional topics may be added to meet the specific needs of your operations. The time required for training is approximately 6 to 8 hours.

Instructor: Peter Ulintz, PMA Technical Director

Sample Press Technician/Operator Training Agenda

Press Technician/Operator with Setup Responsibility

This program includes all the topics Press Technician/Operator Training plus additional training related to the fundamentals principles of die setup and setting dies safety. Time required for training is approximately 8 to 10 hours.

Instructor: Peter Ulintz, PMA Technical Director

Sample Press Technician/Operator with Setup Responsibility Agenda

Progressive Die Setter Training

Attendees receive in-depth training in press and feed line technology that includes understanding tonnage curves, press energy curves, reverse tonnage and off-center loading. Step-by-step recommendations for removing dies, establishing the shut height, aligning the die, and clamping the die; verifying the die is aligned with the feed system; solder-check step for final die shut height; setting the straightener; setting the feed; establishing the feed angle; setting and verifying the pilot release; and troubleshooting setup problems. The time required for training is typically 6 to 8 hours.

Instructor: Peter Ulintz, PMA Technical Director

Sample Progressive Die Setter Training Agenda

Press Brake Operator Training

Attendees will learn the fundamental principles of how press brakes function and to operate them safely. Topics include machine and controls specific to the types of machines used in your plants, tooling types and styles, tool changeover, sheet metal types, job routing, maintenance, troubleshooting, and safety. The time required for training is approximately 10 to 12 hours.

Instructor: Dean Phillips, Industry Consultant

Sample Press Brake Operator Training Agenda

Press Maintenance and Safety

Attendees will learn the fundamental principles of press construction, slide guiding systems, press drive systems, clutch and brake fundamentals, counterbalance systems, ram parallelism, bed leveling, routine maintenance checks and press room safety. Attendees will physically perform a complete metal stamping press inspection, analyze the results, and write a maintenance recommendation. Companies must provide hand tools, jacks, indicators, magnetic bases and any special tools that are required for the press inspection(s). The time required for training is approximately 10 to 12 hours

Instructor: Jeff Fredline, Industry Consultant

Sample Press Maintenance and Safety Agenda

Deep Draw Tooling Technology

Attendees will learn the fundamentals of deep drawing and redrawing cylindrical cups, boxes and irregular shapes; the impact of material properties on deep drawing processes; the impact of press speed and press energy on deep drawing operations; simulating deep drawing process and interpreting simulation results; troubleshooting and solving deep drawing related problems. The time required for training is approximately 8 to 10 hours.

Instructor: Peter Ulintz, PMA Technical Director

Sample Deep Draw Tooling Technology Agenda

Metal Stamping Technology for Engineers, Managers and Supervisors

A variety of technical training programs are available for employees responsible for planning, estimating, supervising, designing, and troubleshooting metal stamping processes, tool & die operations or launching new tooling programs. The time required for each of training courses varies between 6 to 12 hours.

Instructor: Peter Ulintz, PMA Technical Director

Sample Metal Stamping Technology for Engineers, Managers and Supervisors Agendas

To discuss your training needs, contact Peter Ulintz at pulintz@pma.org or at 216-901-8800 ext. 114.

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