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Mechanics Training

Comprehensive Mechanics Training for Concrete Cutters


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Date:          TBD 
Instructor:   Rick Norland



Upon completion of this course, a mechanic will:

  • Understand how the several parts which make up the components of a flat sawing system function and interact.
  • Be familiar with the various saw components and be able to diagnose the condition and operability of each component.
  • Know how to correctly diagnose, adjust and repair a flat saw for peak operation. .
Who Should Attend?
  • Operators who want to expand on their knowledge and skills.
  • Employees who want to advance to a mechanic role in their company.
  • Mechanics who want to learn about new equipment and manufacturing developments.
Course Content 

The CSDA Mechanics class is developed in two sessions.  The first session focuses on the support structures namely the saw frame, cowl, lifting axel, rear axle, blade shaft assembly and blade guard of a flat sawing system. The second session focuses on the power plant, blade shaft drive mechanisms, and rear wheel drive system. As much hands on training as possible will be included for these sessions.

Course Registration

CSDA Members $785
Non-Members $1,290

Fee covers two days of instruction, from 8 AM – 5 PM, all classroom materials, handbooks and a CSDA operator’s field kit that includes a CSDA Safety Handbook, Pocket Reference Guide, blade speed calculator, ruler, calculator and 10x magnifier. The fee also includes daily continental breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Students are responsible for their own lodging, transportation and evening meals.

Each participant is advised to bring the following items: safety glasses, ear protection, hard hat, rain gear, steel toed work boots and a tape measure.

Program Plan

Days 1 & 2
8 AM - 5 PM


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