Moulder Set-Up Knife Grinding Workshop

Grow North Moulder Set-up & Knife Grinding Workshop (Click to open brochure)
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the step-by-step procedures for accurately setting up production moulders and properly grinding profile knives. In the classroom, time will be spent focusing on basic moulder theory and principles that impact machining quality. You will then apply the knowledge gained in the classroom through hands-on practice on industrial machines in our
state-of-the-art facility.
**This workshop is funded by the Grow North Economic Development Corporation. Registration is limited to one attendee per company located within the 8 county Grow North district (Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marinette, Oconto, Oneida, Vilas).

Who Should Attend?
Moulder Technician Trainees, Grinderman Trainees, Sales Representatives, Production Supervisors, Plant Managers or others that deal with the machining quality of wood products.
Location: Northcentral Technical College Antigo Campus
Wood Technology Center of Excellence
312 Forrest Avenue, Antigo, WI, 54409
Travis Allen
Instructor, Wood Technology
Northcentral Technical College
John Pintens
Instructional Assistant, Wood Technology
Northcentral Technical College

Monday, January 15 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Theories & Principles That Impact Machining Quality
• Basic Tool Geometry
• Tooling Material and Types of Tooling
• Machining: Surface Quality and Stock Removal
• Moulder Configurations
• Moulder Calibration
• Knife Grinding Principles
• Profile Grinder Set-Up
• Knife Stock and Cutterhead Selection
• Straight-knife Grinding
Tuesday, January 16 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hands-on Training
• Precision Measurement: Axial and Radial
• Moulder Set-up: S4S
• Profile Grinding: Casing
• Moulder Set-up: Casing
Wednesday, January 17 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hands-on Training
• Profile Grinding: Casing
• Moulder Set-up: Casing
• Profile Grinding: Hardwood Flooring
• Moulder Set-up: Hardwood Flooring
• Wrap-up

Registration Information
Price: $700 Free
*This workshop is generously funded by the Grow North organization. Attendees who register but do not attend (without informing NTC) will be subject to the full course fees.
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Please see attached flyer for Registration form