Gear Maintenance & Troubleshooting Training Course

Don't miss the next session of DELIVERING THE DIFFERENCE: Gear Maintenance and Troubleshooting Training Course at the Horsburgh & Scott headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.
Now Announcing Gear School Dates in 2020

Why Attend?

With over 135 years of engineering, manufacturing, repair and field experience, Horsburgh & Scott has created an exciting new curriculum for everyone involved in plant maintenance – from engineers to maintenance personnel, plant managers and reliability professionals. Our 2 day course is designed to help you keep your operation up and running efficiently. We will feature hands-on, practical learning from the experts in the industry.


  • Potential Causes of Concern
  • Inspecting Tooth Face Contact and Isolating Causes for Improper Contact
  • Troubleshooting Surface Distress On Gear & Pinion Teeth including Contributing Factors
  • Isolating the Causes of Elevated Noise Levels in Drives
  • Trouble Shooting Temperature Variables in Drives
  • How to Inspect Bearings, End Plays and Float
  • Understanding Backlash
  • Identifying Oil Leaks and Root Cause
  • Gear Theory and Calculations



CEO – Horsburgh & Scott

President & CEO of Horsburgh & Scott, Randy has more than 25 years of experience with industrial power transmission solutions in a variety of technical, commercial and leadership roles.

William M. Andreski

MetConsult LLC / MobilMetals LLC

Bill Andreski has over thirty-years of experience in heavy manufacturing, specializing in medium and large gear manufacturing, steel metallurgy, forging and heat treatment processes.

Brad Crowe

Regal Beloit

Brad has 14 years in electro-mechanical sales and engineering. His focus has been in heavy-industry and crane applications, including new OEM designs/builds and existing retrofit projects involving electric motors, gearboxes and couplings. Brad has worked with Arcelor Mittal, AK Steel, NLMK, Ellwood Steel, North Star Blue Scope Steel, Republic Steel, Worthington Steel, and Horsburgh & Scott.


The Timken Company

Nigel Los has 40 years of application engineering experience in heavy industry applications primarily in the metals industry. He worked 20 years for several major metal rolling mill OEMs and has been with The Timken Company as a mechanical power transmission and bearing application specialist for the past 20 years.

Darren Spotz

Sales Executive -THORS eLearning Solutions

Darren has over 25 years of direct manufacturing sales experience in the Stamping, Tool & Die, & Machining industries and now provides THORS training for manufacturers. THORS eLearning Solutions provides engaging and interactive eLearning training in the areas of raw material, processes and products for companies worldwide including many companies in the Gear Industry.

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