Customer Training

New instrument? We won’t leave you behind.

Farai Rukunda, LECO Separation Scientist, presenting

We want to give you all the tools you need to succeed in your lab, and this means being there for you each step of the way—even after the sale. In our customer training classes, we can show you exactly how to use your new instrument to its full potential. You’ll get hands-on lab experience in our state-of-the-art training facilities and learn about an array of topics specific to your recent instrument purchase, ranging from daily operation to troubleshooting, as well as how to use more advanced features. Review our class schedules below.

 

Please note any national or state COVID-19 requirements in effect at the start of each class will be followed.

Analytical Training Classes

LECO’s experienced customer training team provides educational opportunities to help customers make the most of our products. Available for a wide variety of LECO analytical instrumentation, our training classes incorporate key topics in a combined lecture and “hands-on” format, including:

  • Theory of operation
  • Daily operation
  • Proper maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Advanced features—calibration, drift correction, data export/import, and database management

If you are interested in training for an instrument that does not appear on the schedule, please contact our training coordinator, Ms. Chris Cook (she/her) at (269) 985-5483 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To register, use the Online Registration Form


 Analytical Training Schedule

Instrument Dates Location  
828 Series (FP/CN/CHN) July 17-18, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
828 Series (FP/CN/CHN) August 21-22, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
828 Series (FP/CN/CHN) October 2-3, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
828 Series (FP/CN/CHN) December 11-12, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
Combined Class:
828 Series (FP/CN/CHN) and TGA801
May 7-9, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
832 Series (S/C/SC/DR/HT) December 11-12, 2024 Fort Myers, Florida
Combined Class:
832 Series (S/C/SC/DR/HT) and AC600

June 11-13, 2024

St. Joseph, Michigan
928 Series (FP/CN/CNS) April 24-25, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
928 Series (FP/CN/CNS) August 14-15, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
928 Series (FP/CN/CNS) October 16-17, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
928 Series (FP/CN/CNS) November 6-7, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
C/S Series (744 & 844) June 26-27, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
C/S Series (744 & 844) August 21-22, 2024 Fort Myers, Florida
C/S Series (744 & 844) September 18-19, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
Combined Class: 
C/S Series (744 & 844) and ON/H Series (736 & 836)
May 13-16, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
Combined Class: 
C/S Series (744 & 844) and ON/H Series (736 & 836)
October 21-24, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan
ON/H Series (736 & 836) June 12-13, 2024 Fort Myers, Florida
ON/H Series (736 & 836) July 31-August 1, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
ON/H Series (736 & 836) October 30-31, 2024 Fort Myers, Florida
ON/H Series (736 & 836) November 13-14, 2024 Henderson, Nevada
ON/H Series (736 & 836) December 4-5, 2024 St. Joseph, Michigan

 

 

GDS/Spectroscopy Training Classes

If you are interested in training for an instrument that does not appear on the schedule, please contact our training coordinator, Mrs. Chris Cook at (269) 985-5483 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To register, use the Online Registration Form

Spectroscopy Training Schedule Location

GDS500
June 25-27, 2024


St. Joseph, Michigan

GDS850
May 20-24, 2024 (CDP - May 23-24)
October 7-11, 2024 (CDP - October 10-11)


St. Joseph, Michigan
St. Joseph, Michigan

GDS900/950
April 8-12, 2024 (CDP - April 11-12)
May 13-17, 2024 - Virtual 
July 22-26, 2024 (CDP - July 25-26)
October 21-25, 2024 (CDP - October 24-25)
November 4-8, 2024 - Virtual


St. Joseph, Michigan
Virtual (Online)
St. Joseph, Michigan
St. Joseph, Michigan
Virtual (Online)

 

Mass Spectrometry Training Classes

LECO offers a number of online training options for the Pegasus BT and BT 4D, GCxGC FID and Pegasus GC-HRT+ and 4D. Learn about all of our Instrument Training Options here.

In addition, LECO is proud to introduce an online platform entitled “LECOLearn” for our Pegasus BT and BT 4D users. This supplementary and free training system offers an introductory course to the various aspects of the software. LECOLearn is self-guided, and the program can be completed at your pace and at your convenience. Learn more here.

Register for classes online, or call 269-985-5483.

Upcoming Class Schedule 

Location

Pegasus BT/Pegasus BT 4D
April 22-26, 2024
June 3-7, 2024
July 15-19, 2024
September 16-20, 2024
November 11-15, 2024

 St. Joseph, Michigan

Pegasus HRT/Pegasus HRT-4D
May 6-10, 2024
June 17-21, 2024
July 29-August 2, 2024
October 14-18, 2024
December 9-13, 2024

 St. Joseph, Michigan

 

Metallography Classes

LECO Corporation brings you the most up-to-date, comprehensive instruction for those working in metallography, metallurgy, quality control, or failure analysis. Our fully equipped Metallography Laboratory and lecture facility provide you with an environment for learning that is second-to-none. We offer services to enhance your learning experience, including course materials, coffee/snack breaks, lunches, one group dinner, and transportation to and from the local airport (as well as between the hotel and the classroom).

Register for classes online, or call (269) 985-5380.

Note: The following classes will be held in-person and any national or state COVID-19 requirements in effect at the start of each class will be followed. Participation is limited to two (2) attendees per organization.


Basic Metallographic Techniques

Watch for 2024 dates

A 2½-day course in St. Joseph, Michigan covering the complete range of metallographic specimen preparation, micro-/macro-indentation testing, grain size determination, and photomicrography. An overview of optical terms and techniques will also be presented. Each day begins with three hours of lecture, with the rest of each day spent in the laboratory. Students are encouraged to bring samples of materials from their daily work for laboratory analysis. 

Course fee is $850 (US).


Principles of Metallurgy and Interpretation of Microstructures in Ferrous Alloys

Watch for 2024 dates

A 3-day course in St. Joseph, Michigan covering basic metallurgy principles, binary phase diagrams, TTT diagrams, heat treatment of steel, inclusion classification, and microstructure identification. The class curriculum is all lecture (no lab) and includes daily quizzes. ASM Handbook, Volume 9 (Metallography and Microstructures) is included (a $297 value). Prerequisites: Participants should have a basic working knowledge of metallographic techniques. 

Course fee is $1300 (US).

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