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4005 - Lubrication Basics

Course number
$795 (classrooms)
At your plant, in our classrooms or virtual
  • St. John's, NL - English
    May 14, 2024
    1 full day, from 8 am to 5 pm
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1-day training course
1-day training course

Enhance your knowledge with the principles of lubrication

Lubrication is pivotal in minimizing friction and wear on machinery. This course aims towards understanding and implement key aspects of lubrication, such as the characteristics of lubricants and the selection of appropriate lubrication methods.

It also covers contamination management, including filtration, storage, handling of lubricants, and oil analysis. By enrolling in this course, the trainee will be able to understand basic principles and the importance of precision lubrication in an industrial environment.
At your plant
In our classrooms

What can you expect from this training?

Following this training, the participant will be able to understand the basic principles and the importance of the proper lubrication of mechanical parts.


  • Friction caused by slipping and rolling
  • Causes and coefficients of friction
  • Liquid film
  • Definition and indicators of viscosity

Characteristics of lubricants

  • Composition and properties of industrial oils
  • Grease types and properties
  • Grease selection and application

Selecting lubricants and lubrication methods according to machine type

  • Lubricating bearings
  • Lubricating gearboxes

Contamination control

  • Filtration methods
  • Filtration according to standards

Storing and handling lubricants

  • Storing and handling lubricants

Design and inspections necessary to achieve excellence in lubrication

  • Oil analysis
  • Leaks
  • Contamination
  • Developing a lubrication program
Technicians whose duties include carrying out mechanical maintenance operations in an industrial setting.

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