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Hydraulic Systems Training
April 5 2019 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
This is a members-only training opportunity from MMTA. This course will cover:
- Hydraulic fitting identification
- Basic theory of hydraulic systems
- Overview of basic systems used in the marine industry and the best way to identify the two basic types
- Basic trouble shooting
- Hydraulic safety and best hydraulic work practices
The class will run from 8:00 a.m. -3:00 pm. Pizza lunch will be included.
Who Should Attend: Mechanics and systems technicians and/or people who supervise those workers. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from MMTA.
About our Instructor: Kevin MacDonald, Motion Industries
Kevin has worked in the field of hydraulics for 32 years. He has completed factory training from manufacturers including Caterpillar, Komatsu, JCB, Link-Belt, Timberjack, Volvo, Vickers/Eaton, Rexroth, Parker, Gates, and Aeroquip hose.
Kevin has been employed by Motion Industries for twenty years as a Fluid Power Specialist (Hydraulic and Pneumatics), also for Engineering System Designs & Repairs for Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. He has also been a Fluid Conveyance Specialist (Hose & fittings). Kevin has designed and taught hydraulic classes to Motion Industries customers many times including Maine DOT (statewide) and General Dynamics. He has been a guest instructor on hydraulics with the University of Maine (Gorham) and Southern Maine Community College.
Course Fee: MMTA Members $200.00/person Please use this registration form pdf
Call 207-773-8725 to register by April 1 or register online here