June 12, 2008
Eaton Sponsors Free Fluid Power Instructor Symposium
July 8, 9, 10 in Maumee, Ohio
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that its Hydraulic Operations’ Training Services will sponsor a free Instructor Symposium at its Maumee, Ohio, facility on July 8, 9 and 10. The Instructor Symposium is an annual event to recognize the contributions made to the industry by those involved in hydraulics training and provide an opportunity for instructors to be exposed to the latest training methodologies and hydraulics technologies.
“Educators are the key to ensuring that students entering the fluid power industry are well prepared for the careers they have chosen,” explained Tom Blansett, manager – Training Services, Eaton. “This event recognizes and rewards their efforts while giving them an opportunity to interact with Eaton’s latest products and technologies. The symposium is valuable for everyone who teaches fluid power related subjects, and we particularly encourage those working at vocational technical colleges and universities to attend.”
Among the topics covered at Eaton’s Instructor Symposium are:
• Closed circuit transmission sizing
• Open circuit pump: torque limiting control
• Leaks: causes and cures
• Hose routing and failure analysis
• Hose assembly (lab)
• Controller area network (CAN): basic primer
• Computer based training (CBT) demonstration
• Counterbalance valves
• Proportional amplifier tuning and troubleshooting (lab)
• Cavitation and aeration (lab)
• New fluid power trainer demonstration
• Gerotor/Geroler: application considerations
• Steering controls primer (lab)
• Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) control concepts
Symposium space is limited, and pre-registration is required. For additional information, or to register, contact David Riggenbach, training coordinator, by calling 1-800-413-8809, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Operation is a business segment of the Eaton Fluid Power Group. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Operation provides customer-driven solutions under brand names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.hydraulics.eaton.com.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; hydraulics, fuel and pneumatic systems for commercial and military aircraft; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 79,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.