Davenport Machine hosted a hands-on, five-day Operator Training course at our facility in Rochester, New York, February 20-24, 2006. The course received excellent reviews by all of the class attendees.

Some of the comments included:

  • “The course was effective…I learned a lot!”
  • “It was an honor to learn from someone who apprenticed under Brinkman.”
  • “I learned a lot about some of the attachments.”
  • “I used to do set-ups exactly the same way, without knowing what was going on inside the machine.”

Every attendee rated Davenport “Excellent” in the areas of course content, materials, organization, and trainer expertise. The next advanced operator training course will be held May 8-12, 2006.

The course was developed in response to industry trends showing companies in need of proper training to remain competitive in today’s market. The course covered in detail the following parts and operations:

Major machine components, machine configuration, layout conventions, camming, chuck and feed mechanism, cams/spindle gears/feed gears, spindle indication, side working tool setting, size tool holder, end working tool holders, burring attachment, tapping, Davenport thread rolling attachment, installation of Winter’s thread rolling attachment, cut threads, daily maintenance, and machining concepts.

Davenport Machine is the only ISO 9001:2000 certified manufacturer of Davenport replacement parts in the world. Davenport manufactures the Davenport HP and Model B multi-spindle screw machines, custom application attachments, and provides technical services to customers for increased productivity. For more information, visit our web site at www.davenportmachine.com or contact us today.

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