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Customer Education

Why do we offer customer education classes?

To be the best, as determined by our customers...

...is the cornerstone of Baldor's mission statement. And because you are a part of Baldor, we want to help you be the best also. Baldor is proud to offer a series of intensive education workshops designed to be more than passive seminars. Workbooks, question and answer sessions, and other structured activities assure participant interaction and involvement. Homework and hands-on training supplement these true learning experiences that promise to be beneficial in the field.

Customer Education Classes - Baldor

Baldor Education classes held on the Greenville, SC and Ft. Smith, Arkansas campuses include: Hotel, Food, transportation (from hotel to class and return) and class materials. Baldor Education Classes held at other (off-site) locations include: Lunch, snacks and class materials. Transportation and hotel are the responsibility of the student.

For all classes, airfare is the responsibility of the student.

For more detailed information, please review the Baldor Class Guidelines (PDF).

Motors

  • Fundamentals of Motors

    Student will gain a basic knowledge of motor history and “how motors work”. They will understand the induction process, the different motor components and how to select the appropriate motor based on working application and environment. NEMA standards and basic motor warranty conditions will be discussed. Motor modifications and accessories are included with a brief overview of the various motor starting methods and peripherals.

    Highlights

    • Student will experience a “hands-on” motor lab and a comprehensive plant tour (if applicable).
    • Learn about the different ratings, speeds and enclosures of motors.
    • Recognize different families of motors by sight.
    • Identify most basic failure modes including warranty conditions.
    • Learn about efficiency and what it means for your applications.
    • Discuss NEMA standards and how they relate to HP, RPM, voltage, service factors and frame sizes.
    • A brief overview of AC Motor Control Basics.

    COURSE LENGTH:

    2.5 DAYS
    Scheduled Classes
    Date
    Location
    Seats
    Registration
    Feb 27 - Mar 01, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    21
    May 01 - May 03, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    23
    Oct 02 - Oct 04, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    25
    Nov 13 - Nov 15, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    25
  • Baldor Advanced Motor Academy

    Baldor Advanced Motor Academy

    Students will receive an in depth overview of the "Features and Benefits" of the products that Baldor has to offer and how to properly select and apply the right one for specific applications.
    The course will cover many industry standards in the format of customer or user specifications.

    Students will experience two plant tours and the testing lab.
    • High Speed motor manufacturing facility (5000 motors a day)
    • "MOD Shop" and its capabilities (to take a stock motor and make itfit the customers needs)

    Prerequisites


    We require the students to have 3-5 years’ experience in the industrial motor field. Student will need to bring a laptop computer for the class to utilize the motor selections tools that Baldor has to offer.
    Scheduled Classes
    Date
    Location
    Seats
    Registration
    Dec 05 - Dec 08, 2016
    Fort Smith, AR
    0
    Registration Closed
    Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    23
    Oct 23 - Oct 26, 2017
    Fort Smith, AR
    23

Mechanical

  • Dodge School of Transmissioneering

    The class focuses on the depth of the Baldor-Dodge mechanical product lines and the key differentiators of Baldor-Dodge products. Learn competitive features and benefits of Baldor-Dodge products. Training also includes discussion of assembly and disassembly of products with hands-on sessions. Testing is also included.

    PREREQUISITES

    3 years of industry experience preferred

    TARGET AUDIENCE

    Authorized Distributors and approved employees

    COURSE TYPE

    Instructor led class

    COURSE LENGTH

    4.5 DAYS
    Scheduled Classes
    Date
    Location
    Seats
    Registration
    Apr 03 - Apr 06, 2017
    Greenville, SC
    12
    Aug 07 - Aug 10, 2017
    Greenville, SC
    12
    Sep 11 - Sep 14, 2017
    Greenville, SC
    14
    Nov 06 - Nov 09, 2017
    Greenville, SC
    14