LUBRICATION SCHOOL
LEVEL 2

Advanced training in lubrication excellence. Covers advanced lubrication topics like lubricant selection, troubleshooting, predictive maintenance and more. Designed for maintenance professionals with a solid understanding of the benefits and potential in excellent lubrication practices.

EVERYTHING YOU

NEED TO KNOW


  • Lubrication PM Optimization and Design
  • Troubleshooting Lubrication Problems
  • Lubrication and Oil Analysis Metrics
  • Oil Drains, Flushing and Reservoir Management
  • Lubricating Grease Application
  • Lubricant Application
  • Lubrication Fundamentals
  • Base Oils
  • Viscosity and Viscosity Index
  • Oxidation and Thermal Stability
  • Air Release and Foam Control
  • Lubricant Degradation
  • Leakage Stability
  • Lubricant Selection and Consolidation
  • Uncover the secrets of lubricant selection and understand the importance of lubricant properties and strategies for selecting the correct lubricant for each machine application
  • Obtain effective oil analysis with precision oil sampling and learn how to get data-rich oil samples, where to install oil sampling ports, and what sampling equipment should and shouldn’t be used
  • Understand the best practices for lubricant storage, handling and dispensing and how award-winning maintenance programs design lube storage areas, dispensing stations and transfer carts
  • Learn the four Rs of lubrication (right lubricant, right time, right quantity and right place) and the newest methods for implementing the best lubrication practices
  • Realize that grease gun can be a lethal weapon. In the hands of an untrained operator, a grease gun can deliver pressure up to 15,000 psi – 30 times what a typical bearing seal can handle. This course will teach you proper grease gun practices
  • Lubrication Technicians
  • Equipment Operators
  • Fitters & Turners
  • Condition Monitoring Technicians
  • Craftspeople or Millwrights
  • Laboratory Analysts
  • Lubrication Engineers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineers
  • Operations Managers
  • Reliability Engineers
  • CERTIFICATION WITH ICML

  • Upon course completion, you have the option to get certified through the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML).

  • WHY CERTIFY?

  • Certification is an important part of the training process because it confirms you possess the skills to do the job. Combining training with certification creates a knowledgeable and valuable employee.

  • WHICH CERTIFICATIONS?

  • Lubrication School Level 1 and Level 2 are designed to help you prepare Level I Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT I), Level II Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT II) and Machinery Lubrication Engineer (MLE) ICML certification exams.

  • WHAT IS ICML?

  • The International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) is a vendor-neutral, not-for-profit organization founded to facilitate the growth and development of machine lubrication as a technical field of endeavour.
  • LUBRICATION PM OPTIMISATION AND DESIGN

  • Five questions to ask about every lubrication PM
  • How to rationalize and modernize your lubrication PMs
  • What causes grease dry-out and when it should be refreshed

  • LUBRICATION FUNDAMENTALS

  • Six important functions of lubricating oils
  • How oils and greases are formulated and why it is important
  • How friction is generated in lubricated machinery
  • The importance of oil film thickness and critical clearances

  • TROUBLESHOOTING LUBRICATION PROBLEMS

  • How to troubleshoot lubrication problems effectively
  • Four troubleshooting data- collection guidelines
  • How to recognize wear patterns on gear teeth
  • 28 tips for preventing gear failures
  • How to effectively troubleshoot bearing failures

  • LUBRICATION AND OIL ANALYSIS METRICS

  • Four metrics for measuring lubrication effectiveness
  • How to track costs and savings
  • Measuring the impact of lubrication excellence on RONA

  • OIL DRAINS, FLUSHING AND RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT

  • 10 ways to ensure sump lubricant health
  • How to optimize interval-based oil changes
  • Strategies for condition-based oil changes
  • How to use a bleed-and-feed strategy for extending oil drains
  • How to trend oil consumption ratios
  • Best practices for oil draining and refilling
  • Checklist of important machine accessories for inspections and sampling
  • Seven strategic machine accessories for contamination control

  • LUBRICATING GREASE APPLICATION

  • What to do before and after installing an electric motor
  • How to calculate ideal relubrication volume for electric motors
  • How to optimize bearing regreasing intervals
  • Strategy for ultrasonic/ sonic-based regreasing volume
  • How to determine bearing grease fill levels

  • LUBRICANT APPLICATION

  • 7 important guidelines for lubricating plain bearings
  • Considerations for proper worm gear lubrication
  • Best practices for selecting and applying open gear lubricants
  • Relubrication frequency recommendations for gear and grid couplings
  • 14 best practices for steam turbine lubrication
  • Best practices for process pump lubrication
  • Best practices for lubricating compressors

  • LUBRICATION FUNDAMENTALS

  • Factors that influence hydrodynamic lubrication
  • Five things that can change oil film thickness
  • How gear speed influences lubrication
  • Seven lubrication factors for finding the “sweet spot” for energy consumption

  • BASE OILS

  • API base oil groups and why they are important
  • How synthetic base oil properties compare
  • Strengths, weaknesses and applications for six synthetic base oils
  • Compatibility of eight seal materials with different fluid types

  • VISCOSITY AND VISCOSITY INDEX

  • Understanding the viscosity/temperature chart
  • Cold-temperature motor oil viscosity basics
  • How oil aging affects oil viscosity
  • How slight errors in viscosity selection can result in wear and energy losses
  • How to convert required operating temperature viscosity to ISO viscosity grades

  • OXIDATION AND THERMAL STABILITY

  • How antioxidants alter oil life
  • How oxidation stability is measured and why it’s important
  • Why varnish, sludge and deposits are a problem
  • The typical sequence of events leading to varnish

  • AIR RELEASE AND FOAM CONTROL

  • Causes of poor air release and foaming in oil
  • How to know when oil foam is a problem and how to troubleshoot
  • Strategies for controlling aeration and foam

  • LUBRICANT DEGRADATION

  • How to detect mixed lubricants
  • Five ways lubricants degrade irreparably
  • Nine ways additives are rendered useless
  • Lubricant shelf life – factors to control

  • LEAKAGE STABILITY

  • How fluid properties affect seal performance
  • How to use dye for efficient leak detection
  • Pros and cons of quick stop leak agents

  • LUBRICATION SELECTION AND CONSOLIDATION

  • The Seven critical factors when selecting grease
  • Properties of grease that affect pumpability
  • How service temperature affects different grease types
  • How grease properties change due to incompatible mixtures
  • Importance of grease properties by application
  • Eight critical factors for selecting a lubricant
  • Basic and advanced approaches for consolidating lubricants
  • Matching lubricants to machines based on robustness, price and usage
  • Managing the lubricant vendor service and delivery quality
  • How new lubricant quality can be compromised
  • How to read an oil can
  • How to determine when to select a monograde vs. a multigrade oil
  • Using bearing speed factors to determine NLGI numbers
  • Selection criteria for electric motor grease
  • 10 desired properties for refrigeration lubricants
  • Five requirements for gear oils and why they are important
  • How to decide when synthetic gear lubes are required
  • Three methods for selecting gear oil viscosity
  • Conditions when synthetic hydraulic fluids may be required
  • How to select the correct hydraulic fluid viscosity
  • How the hydraulic fluid selection process can save money
  • Four important characteristics every chain lubricant should have
  • The brilliant Michael Hooper from word class lubrication specialists Noria, shares his knowledge and expertise to facilitate and train our Schools. He is also an experienced technical author, and has managed and set up numerous oil analysis laboratories. Fields of Specialisation: Machinery Lubrication, Reliability Engineering, Lubricant Analysis, Oil Analysis, Bearing Failure Analysis, Filtration and Separation, Grease Analysis, Condition-Based Maintenance, Lubricant Contamination Control, Hydraulic Fluids, Particle Analysis, Motor Oils and Engine Lubrication and Predictive Maintenance.

    For more info about content, schedule, pricing or onsite training, please contact:

    Claire Sauerman:

    M: 400 553 600

    claire.sauerman@theeventfulgroup.com

    Lisa Irving:

    M: 411 883 266

    lisa.irving@theeventfulgroup.com

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    OPTIONS

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    COURSE OUTLINE

    • Lubrication Preventive Maintenance Optimization and Design
    • Troubleshooting Lubrication Problems
    • Lubrication and Oil Analysis Metrics
    • Oil Drains, Flushing and Reservoir Management
    • Accessorizing New Equipment for Lubrication Excellence
    • Lubricating Grease and Oil Application
    • Advanced Lubrication Techniques
    • Base Oils
    • Viscosity and Viscosity Index
    • Oxidation and Thermal Stability
    • Air Release and Foam Control
    • Lubricant Degradation
    • Lubricant Selection and Consolidation

    HOW IT WORKS

    • 24 hours of training, including comprehensive workbook
    • Focussed on advanced training in lubrication excellence
    • Built as a continuation of Lubrication School Level 1
    • Public course runs over two and a half days, including lunch and refreshments
    • Option to run a private course, at your site, tailored for your company
    • Online course is self-paced and can be accessed immediately
    • Designed to enable you to make comprehensive improvements in the workplace, resulting in key savings of time, money, storage space and training resources