Helios Gear School

Build a shop full of gear experts.

Our gear school seminars and clinics are designed for entry-level gear manufacturing personnel including manufacturing management, engineers, supervisors, set-up technicians, operators, and quality control.

These intensive programs cover the basics of gear manufacturing from cutting to finishing, then through final inspection. With limited class sizes, our courses provide the optimum learning environment for attendees new to the industry and those with experience in need of a refresher.


Years of Expertise


Educated Attendees


Facility Tours

We teach the Fundamentals of Parallel Axis Gear Manufacturing.

Gear Inspection: AGMA, DIN

Proper Cutting Tool Use and Support

Cutting Tool Coatings

Automation Systems

Fixturing and Blanks

Production Estimation

Finishing Techniques

Skiving (Re-hobbing)

Equipment Demonstration


What participants say about the Helios Gear School.

Overall very good entry-level course. They did a great job including everyone, making it an interactive class. The tours were a great addition.


Harrison, Amarillo Gear

Overall it was an awesome course and I learned so much. Thank you to the whole Helios team for this opportunity. Greatly appreciate everything!


Brian, Dayton Gear

Instructors were very friendly. It was nice to see a wide variety of equipment and processes. I had an excellent experience overall!


Nathan, General Motors

Find your nearest gear school.

Our 2022 seminar is designed for entry-level gear manufacturing personnel, such as manufacturing management, industrial engineers, supervisors, set-up technicians, operators, and quality control. This intensive three-day program has a limited class size of 35 people to ensure an optimum learning environment. Seats are limited, so register today!

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South Elgin
495 Airport Rd, Elgin, IL 60123, USA
Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Charlotte, NC, USA
Hartford, CT, USA

East Coast

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West Coast

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The $1,100 course fee includes a comprehensive 300+ page reference book, meals, miscellaneous materials, plant tours, and demonstrations of current gear manufacturing equipment. The program also includes transportation to and from demonstrations and plant tours. Price of hotel is not included in the seminar fee.

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