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Bearing Maintenance & Technology

Bearing Maintenance & Technology

November 12 - 14, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$1,195 per person
Location: ETL 111

ABOUT THE COURSE

 This is a foundational course that uses a combination of hands-on training, audio visuals, lectures and discussion opportunities to deliver critical information on installing and maintaining rolling element bearings in rotating machinery. Objective:  To teach the attendee how to improve the service life of rolling bearings, which improves the reliability of rotating equipment. Prerequisites:  Should have an understanding of industrial safety.  A fundamental knowledge of and ability to use basic hand tools is required.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant/facility engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility, institution, public utility or commercial building which uses rolling bearings and related equipment. Managers and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities responsible for rolling bearing performance and reliability.Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers, millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors. Those interested in rolling bearing and rotating equipment performance.
 
COURSE CONTENT
Bearing basics
Designations
Ball bearings
Roller bearings
Mounted bearings
Shaft and housing fits
Mounting, dismounting and maintenance
Hands-on Activities:
  • Cold mounting
  • Temperature mounting
  • Mounting tapered bore bearings
  • Hydraulic mounting
  • SAF split housing mounting
  • Cold dismounting
  • Hydraulic dismounting
Bearing life
Rolling bearing lubrication
Bearing damage analysis
 
 
INSTRUCTOR
 Jim Adams began his career with SKF in 1967 as an inspector in all phases of bearing manufacturing at the SKF spherical roller bearing factory in Hanover, PA.  Jim recently retired from SKF with 37 years of service, 27 as the lead bearing inspection analyst.  He inspected thousands of bearings from a vast variety of industries and applications.  Previously Jim worked in the SKF Metrology Lab as a technician, where he repaired and calibrated quality assurance precision measuring instruments for heat treat, grinding and assembly.  In 1999, Jim began the development of the Reliability Maintenance Institute WE204 Root Cause Bearing Damage Analysis course for which he is the principal instructor.  Throughout his career at SKF, Jim was the lead trainer on several internal initiatives.  He also helped train the sales force and application engineering departments on the techniques and processes required for successful bearing damage analysis.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
 
For this class, register directly with
SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute.

Register By:
Phone:  Toll Free 866-753-7378; 8:30am-6pm EST; Mon- Fri
Email:  SKF.Reliability.Systems.USA@skf.com
Fax:  800-856-1475; 24 hours - 7 days a week
Mail:  SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute; Attn: Training Coord.; 890 Forty Foot Rd; P.O. Box 352, Lansdale, PA 19446
Fee:  $1,195.  Cost includes course manual, refreshments, lunch, and parking.
Credit cards accepted.
MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO SKF USA, Inc.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT CHERYL IN THE OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Phone: 337-562-4139          Fax: 562-4272          Email: continuing-ed@mcneese.edu