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4005 - Lubrication Basics

Course number
4005
Venue
On-site or at our offices

Duration: 1 day

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

Technicians whose duties include carrying out mechanical maintenance operations in an industrial setting.

Prerequisites

None
Next course in progression
4002 - Shaft Alignment
4003 - Bearing installation and maintenance 
4004 - Transmission systems
4009 - Dynamic Balancing

Course Content

Introduction

  • 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

To learn more or register, contact us at: training@laurentide.com