In this 3-day course, participants will learn how to correctly maintain equipment within their shops. They will be taught to troubleshoot and fault find on the major pieces of Bandag equipment. The ultimate goal is for all participants to be albe to drive cost out of their current system and reduce the incidence of down-time.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This class is intended for the following Bandag Dealer Personnel:
• Plant Manager
• Shop foreman •Retread Technician
Equipment maintenance is a vital part of operating a Bandag Retread Shop safely and efficiently. Maintaining a comprehensive program can have a direct affect on profits, safety and reliability of the retread operation. Correct maintenance practices can reduce downtime and also reduce overall maintenance costs.
The quality of the product being produced can also be directly impacted. This course is designed to enhance and grow the technician’s capabilities to maintain the equipment and troubleshoot effectively in the Bandag Retread facility. Common troubleshooting tips and techniques will be presented and used within the framework of this course. A great number of “hands-on” activities are used to reinforce the instructor lead activities.
The following are topics that are covered during the course:
• Air Systems
• Safety, Lock-out/Tag-out procedures
• Correct use of multi-meters (A high quality multi-meter will be provided to all participants)
We have negotiated a room rate at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Smyrna, TN. The hotel is very convenient to the Education Center, as well as shops and restaurants. NOTE: The negotiated room rate is available by calling the hotel ONLY. (If you book the hotel through your travel agent, etc…, or after the cut-off date which is four weeks prior to the event, the current hotel rate will apply). Each workshop attendee is responsible for making their own reservations. The advantage of using the preferred hotel is a discounted room rate and transportation to and from the hotel to the Bridgestone EducationCenter. Attendees are responsible for all room charges.
When making your hotel reservations, please refer to Bridgestone “Certified Retread Technician”, and be sure Hotel Info to book at least three weeks in advance.
Confirmation and details regarding class, how to make travel arrangements , ect. will be emailed to participants after completed registration form is received. Please do not make travel arrangements until you have received confirmation from us.
Cancellations and substitutions should be made at least 14 days prior to class date by calling 1-800-523-6366, Ext. 4.