Southeast Michigan Chapter - Chip Reading, Chip Control, and Tool Wear

Monday, February 20, 2017
Schoolcraft College Tech Center
18600 Haggerty Rd [map]
Livonia, MI 48152

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Date: February 20, 2017

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.- Meet & Greet
5:00 p.m. Dinner
Presentation to Follow Dinner

Cost: $30.00 per person

John Detterbeck of Lester Detterbeck Enterprises Ltd. will discuss the finer details of the chip making, chip controlling and tool wear. His forty years of experience will provide answers to many of the day to day chip issues and tool wear problems faced in all shops. As questions are suggested and welcomed, John will explain how chips are formed and what can be done to control them so one can avoid items like bird nests and poor finishes on your parts. A step by step process will be offered on how to trouble shoot your own chip and finish problems.

As the chip making process effects all the machines used in the industry this would be a great presentation for all level of your operation from management to every person on the shop floor.

Please come and join us for this presentation, it will be a great investment of your time!

About the Speaker:

John is President of Lester Detterbeck Enterprises Ltd. and of B&S Machine Service, Inc. Lester Detterbeck Enterprises Ltd. is one of the oldest Technical Members companies in the Association (1962). John is the fourth generation in the industry. He became involved in the precision machining industry in 1976, attending his first Tech Conference in 1977.

John has provided invaluable contributions to our members through his committee participation, as a Technical Officer and District Officer, and especially with his willingness to share his technical expertise at District and National functions. He has been a featured speaker at the National Technical Conference multiple times, and has spoken at the District level over 20 times.

John was awarded the “Technical Member Distinguished Service Award” in 2005 for his many years of distinguished service to the Association. John’s father, Lester G. Detterbeck was honored with the Distinguished Service Award back in 1991.