Bridge Mill Maintenance Training For… | JTEKT Machinery North America

Parts & Service

Reduce costly downtime with responsive JTEKT Machinery team support and service.

Basic Bridge Mill Maintenance Training
For end users, Maintenance Personnel

JTEKT Machinery Americas Corporation
316 W. University Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 

Class Schedule
Tuesday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Class Size
Maximum of six (6) students. Additional requests will be encouraged to attend a subsequent training session.

Details provided upon request. (Note: JTEKT Machinery has discounted rates at local hotels.)

Please note: the safety of our guests is very important to JTEKT Machinery. All students are required to wear long pants and closed toe shoes at all times.

To register, please follow the link below or email

Training Outline

Introductions and Tour

  • Training course overview
  • JTEKT Machinery Support department overview
  • Meet service staff and parts department
  • Facility tour

Product Line

  • Product line information
  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Training USB overview (additions to the product)
  • Point of contact
  • Dealer responsibilities

Installation Training Bridge Mill

  • Machine component installation (classroom)
  • Rigging equipment
  • Installation troubleshooting awareness
  • Pre-installation requirements


  • Specifications (classroom)
  • Leveling and anchors

Geometric Alignment

  • Geometry checks (classroom)
  • Bridge squareness

Device Installation and Testing

  • Start-up faults and checks
  • Z-axis home position
  • Spindle chiller
  • Coolant system
  • Hydraulic system

Magazine and Vertical ATC Alignment

  • I/O bypass
  • Leveling
  • ATC squareness
  • Magazine controller function
  • 2nd reference setting

M Spec Installation

  • Drawings and procedures (classroom and tech center)
  • Initial set-up and rigging
  • Macros and M codes
  • Operation
  • Home position setting
  • Geometry checks

Magazine and Horizontal ATC Alignment

  • Magazine function (classroom and tech center)
  • Tool table function
  • Orientation checking
  • I/O bypass
  • 4th reference setting

M Spec Troubleshooting

  • M code operation
  • Manual functions
  • Keep relays and data tables
  • Home resetting
  • Orientation troubleshooting

Bridge Mill M Spec Overview

  • Design
  • Overview of M Spec functions (tech center)
  • Operations and programming

M Spec Spindle Removal

  • Tools
  • Machine bypass
  • Procedures and drawings

Designs and Procedures

  • Drawbar designs
  • Unclamp cylinder
  • Encoders and scales
  • Rotary union brackets

Spindle Overview

  • Spindle drawings
  • Spindle room visit
  • Spindle inspection reports
  • Spindle geometry checks

Bridge Mill Overview

  • Question and Answer
  • Customer open issues

Warranty Parts Request

  • Forms
  • Contacts
  • Procedures

Bridge Mill Certification Presentation

  • Question and Answer