Minnesota Chapter
Rotary Broaching - Tips and Tricks for Success

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Machine Tool Supply - Blaine Technical Center
9121 Davenport Street, NE [map]
Blaine, MN 55449

My Meetings

SPEAKER: Rob Somma, Somma Tool Company, Inc.

3:30 p.m. - Social Networking
4:00 p.m. - Presentation and Machine Demonstrations
5:30 p.m. - Dinner

COST: $26.00 Members / $36.00 Non-Members

DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Friday, April 19, 2013

Rob Somma is a Design and Manufacturing Engineer at Somma Tool Company in Waterbury, CT. He began his employment in 1997 assembling tool holders and operating various machines. In 2004, he graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. Since that time, he has worked in the engineering department doing primarily design and support for broaches and form tooling. He has also served as chair for the Naugatuck Valley Chapter of the PMPA and is currently serving on the IT and Technical Program Committees.

Rob will present an overview on the processes, materials and coatings involved in creating a broached feature. He will also provide direction on how to set up a broach and identify some tips for troubleshooting. And, there will be a live, on-machine demonstration of broaching an internal hex form.

Rob is an expert on form tooling - be sure to bring your broaching and form tool problems and questions!

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Machine Tool Supply

Who Should Attend:
This meeting will be of particular interest to your foremen/supervisors, engineers and shop floor personnel. Plan on bringing these folks to what promises to be a very informative presentation and demo.

Cancellation and Other Policies:
Refunds will be made for cancellations made 72 hours prior to the meeting. Otherwise, substitutions are encouraged.

For more information please contact:
Ms. Renee A Merker
Communications and Event Planner
Precision Machined Products Association
Phone: (440) 262-5330
Fax: (440) 526-5803
Email: rmerker@pmpa.org