Distributor Maintenance and Service Training

Training Coordinator:

Please email your enrollment form to CJ Graglia at CJ.Graglia@rogers-machinery.com to ensure availability and to obtain a seat in the class. We look forward to having you attend! Training takes place at our Corporate office and KNW production facility in Portland, Oregon.

This 3 1/2 day course consists of service, maintenance and troubleshooting procedures to properly start-up and perform required maintenance and field repairs on the Kobelco KNW Series oil-free compressors in your territory. This training is required for authorized distributors. We do not train third parties.

You Will Learn To:

  • Perform a step-by-step start-up and complete the start-up report accurately
  • Used & RentalPerform air end change out while referencing the air end change out manual
  • Perform an annual maintenance on a Kobelco KNW Series compressor
  • Change out a bull gear
  • Change out a motor and motor shaft seal on 00
  • Understand compressor air, oil and water circuits
  • Understand engineering & performance data sheets
  • Understand and identify components of the air compressor
  • Change out a water-cooled heat exchanger tube bundle
  • Troubleshoot common mechanical problems (leaks, drains, noise)
  • Navigate HMI and access set point screens via password
  • Understand basic electrical troubleshooting
  • Factory Training Certificate provided

Who Should Attend:

Authorized Kobelco KNW Series Distributor service personnel. Compressor service personnel who have 6 months to one year of field experience with the Kobelco KNW Series compressors will benefit the most.

Scenic Northwest Tour:

Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Rogers’ Host, Jerry VanSlyke, and the local Best Oregon tour company take you on a premier Northwest tour of the Columbia Gorge, Multnomah Falls, Bonneville Dam and Mt. Hood. A lunch stop is made in the popular Hood River area. Rogers’ has sponsored this for over 20 years and it is a favorite of past attendees!

Course Fee:

$200.00 per person. Distributors are responsible for their travel and hotel expenses.

Hotel Options:

NEW preferred hotel: The Crowne Plaza ($119.00 per night & includes FULL daily breakfast), 14811 Kruse Oaks Dr, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, please make reservations at least 2 weeks prior to training to ensure room availabilty!
(2) Phoenix Inn Suites, Lake Oswego, ($99 per night), 14905 SW Bangy Road, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, 503.624.7400
(3) The Grand Hotel, ($119 per night), 7265 SW Hazelfern Road, Tigard, OR 97224, 503.968-5757

Course Details:

Class will begin on Monday at 7:30 a.m. and end on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Please make travel arrangements once you have received confirmation from the training department. Limited to two per class, per distributor.

Course Dates:

Our 2019 classes are all filled up. We will post our 2020 dates when they become available

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