Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Information regarding upcoming training and associate organization events.

ACOFAS is bringing Technician DOT Training To California

Your technicians just performed a complete suspension rebuild of a customer’s road tractor. They replaced the king pins, springs, pins, and hangers. They replaced the bushings on the tandem air ride suspension. They aligned the tandems to the steer axle. They set the toe, caster and corrected the axle camber. All is good! You completed an expensive repair and now you are ready to send a happy customer out the door. He will make sure … Continue reading

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DOT Safety Inspection Clinic

 YOUR SHOP—2018: Your technicians just concluded a complete suspension rebuild of a customer’s road tractor. They replaced the king pins. They replaced the springs, pins, and hangers. They replaced the bushings on the tandem air-ride suspension. They aligned the tandems to the steer axle. They set the toe, set the caster and corrected the axle camber. All is good! You completed an expensive repair and now, you are ready to send a happy customer out … Continue reading

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3M Composite Training Clinic

Tuesday, November 28, and Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Minneapolis, Minnesota The use of composites is increasing in all industries. Aerospace and marine industries are close to 50 percent composite use. The automotive industry is using composites for bumpers, hoods, grills, fenders, doors, and for much of the interior. The integration of composites into automotive design lightens the weight of the vehicle, resulting in fuel reduction, creates more flexible components, eliminates rust from salt or calcium … Continue reading

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