SmartExtruder Maintenance

For Smart, Smart i-3 & Smart i-3 Plus Extruders & Hot Melt Pump Systems

About SmartExtruder Maintenance

Designed to provide maintenance technicians and maintenance supervisors with comprehensive knowledge of the operation and maintenance of the GED Smart/Smart i-3 Extruder and GED Hot Melt Pumps.  These courses offer “hands-on” experience with the major setups and adjustments required to maintain an extruder and hot melt pumps at peak performance.


4½ days


Classes Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Plant tour Tuesday at 8:00 AM

Classes end Friday between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM

Note: This course is the perfect complement to the GED Intercept® Spacer Frame Machine Maintenance training class.


  • Operating procedures
  • Extruder maintenance procedures including:
    • Rebuild instruction for gear pumps, heads and hot melt pumps
    • Machine alignment
    • Calibration Wizard
  • Hot Melt Pump maintenance procedures including:
    • Packing gland seal replacement
    • Air Motor, Air Valve, Elevator and Foot Valve rebuild instructions
  • Preventive maintenance guidelines, schedule, and checklist
  • Electrical overview