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1020 - Oil Analysis MLA II

Course number
2,055$ (in our classrooms)
At your plant, in our classrooms or virtual
  • Montreal, QC - French
    Oct 1, 2024 - Oct 3, 2024
    3 days - ICML Exam available on October 4, 2024
    Register now
Complete 3-day training course
Complete 3-day training course

Maximize the return on investment for an industrial oil analysis program

Oil analysis has a key role in a world class lubrification program. Much like a blood test, oil analysis reveals important information about the health of an equipment and the lubricant, both predictively and proactively.

Offered in partnership with Noria, this course, with optional certification, teaches the participant key elements of an industrial oil analysis program.
At your plant
In our classrooms

What can you expect from this training?

Following this training, the participant will be able to maximize return on investment in understanding each step of oil analysis and therefore aim to eliminate failure root causes.

Oil sampling

  • Cleanliness of sampling bottles
  • Options for sampling lubricants
  • Ideal sampling locations
  • Effective sampling practices
  • Sampling intervals

Analyzing wear debris

  • How is wear debris measured?
  • How to set limits and alarms
  • Possible sources of metals in oil
  • Analytical ferrography

Analysis of fluid properties

  • Oil oxidation 
  • Viscosity and the viscosity index
  • The oil acidity and alkalinity index
  • Following AN and BN trends

Analysis of fluid properties

  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Rotating Pressure Vessels Oxidation Test (RPVOT)
  • How to assess the presence of varnish
  • How to monitor the deterioration of additives

Contamination control

  • Contamination by particles
  • Filters and snifter valves
  • Contamination by glycol
  • Contamination by moisture and water
  • Contamination by air

For industrial maintenance technicians, managers, and engineers looking to deepen their knowledge in industrial oil analysis.

This course can also be offered privately to your team, at your plant.

If you have specific training needs contact us at [email protected] and we will work with you on providing a training experience that perfectly suits your situation.

Or by phone at: 1 800 728-9230

Certification available

Certification exam MLT I, is available via the ICML (International Council for Machinery Lubrication) the day after the 3 day course.

To register for the examination or for more information, visit:

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