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Root Cause Bearing Damage Analysis

Root Cause Bearing Damage Analysis

ABOUT THE COURSE
This course is taught to ISO Standard 15243 and will provide background and methodology for analyzing failed and damaged bearings (due to noise, heat, vibration, etc.) and their components.  Students will learn to uncover the true root causes of bearing damage and failures and reduced service life. Attendees are encouraged to bring their reliability and maintenance questions and challenges to the class.
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This class is designed for management, engineering and technical personnel responsible for servicing, repairing and maintaining rotating equipment at industrial plants, mills, refineries, factories, utilities, commercial and institutional facilities.
 
COURSE CONTENT
  • Bearing Function
  • How bearings support loads
  • Methodology
  • Understand failure modes and processes
  • Learn the sequence of bearing damage investigation
  • How and what to document for reporting
  • Mounting Damage
  • Examples of improper installation procedures
  • Operating Environment
  • Bearing reaction to moisture, contamination, and other environmental effects on the bearing components
  • Maintenance
  • Results of poor maintenance practices
  • Effects of marginal and excessive lubrication
  • Contamination and its effect
  • Vibration/Impact Damages
  • How to find and correct
  • Bearing Failures
  • Demonstrations and examples, identify and interpret
  • Qualification Exam
 
INSTRUCTOR
Jennifer Moritz is the training manager for SKF Canada.  She is responsible for the development and delivery of the SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute course portfolio across Canada. For over 14 years, Jennifer worked as an application engineer with SKF Canada, and 6 of those years was spent as the engineering services supervisor responsible for the development of the local engineering services team and the delivery of application engineering and reliability services support to Canadian customers. She has worked with a broad range of industries, including fluid power, food and beverage processing, petrochemical and nuclear facilities, medical equipment manufacturers, pulp and paper and forestry, as well as in mining and cement. Other work in the bearing industry includes manufacturing of rolling element bearings and equipment maintenance and linear bearing system application engineering. Jennifer teaches Bearing Maintenance & Technology, Bearings in Rotating Machinery Applications, Lubrication of Rolling Element Bearing, Root Cause Bearing Damage Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, and Bearing System Design.
 
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
For this class, register directly with SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute.
Fee:  $1,195.  Cost includes course manual, refreshments and lunch.
Credit cards accepted.

MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO SKF USA, Inc.
If using purchase order, send copy of P.O. with registration form.
SKF refund policy applies to this class.
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT CHERYL IN THE OFFICE OF CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Phone: 337-562-4139          Fax: 562-4272          Email: continuing-ed@mcneese.edu