Bendix Brake Training School set for 2009

Feb. 1, 2009
Both new and experienced technicians can gain time-saving and cost-saving expertise from the 2009 edition of the Brake Training School offered by Bendix

Both new and experienced technicians can gain time-saving and cost-saving expertise from the 2009 edition of the Brake Training School offered by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC.

The Bendix Brake Training School curriculum — conducted by veteran 100 percent ASE-certified Bendix Service, Warranty, and Training (SWAT) team experts — teaches maintenance professionals the description, operation, and service elements for the total range of components found within foundation and air brake systems. The Bendix Brake Training School includes detailed classroom lectures and operational demonstrations.

The 2009 Bendix Brake Training School will kick off March 31 in Canada. To date, more than 250,000 people have successfully completed Bendix training.

Participants will learn from a curriculum that includes the fundamentals of compressed air; tactics for air system failure mode diagnosis and troubleshooting; and air brake system and foundation brake components, including air compressors, valves, foundation drum brakes and air disc brakes, slack adjusters, brake chambers, shoes, and drums.

Additional topics covered include antilock braking systems (ABS) and stability technologies such as the Bendix ESP (Electronic Stability Program). Participants receive a workbook, enabling them to take lessons home.

The course will be offered in nearly 20 cities across the United States and Canada. For a full listing of locations and dates, visit www.bendix.com.

Class size is limited, and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration may be completed online at www.bendix.com or www.foundationbrakes.com, by phone (1-800-AIR-BRAKE, option 3), or via fax (216-651-3261).

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