Campbell Inc. was one of the instructors at the FIA Hammer Maintenance Work Shop held at the FIA headquarters in November 2016.
Peter Campbell was one of the presenters for this two day workshop covering all areas of forging hammer operation and maintenance. Peter’s talk focused on training for new shop maintenance workers and improving preventative maintenance inspections. He also showed many examples of hammer failures and explained the probable causes of those failures. The overall goal of the conference was to improve hammer operations. The conference was sold out and was well received.
August 17th 2012 Peter Campbell provided a seminar on forging hammer maintenance and repair. The talk included information on repair processes and techniques for the various hammer components from anvils, sow blocks, rams, rods, columns to steam chests and power heads. Trouble shooting problems were addressed along with technical information on preventative maintenance inspections. Rebuilding and modernizing hammers was also a topic of discussion and insterest.