Lube Trainings

Introduction to Machinery Lubrication and Oil Analysis

LubeXpert provides comprehensive oil analysis trainings which are specifically designed to meet all types of Industrial lubrication. LubeXpert trainings on oil analysis can give you the clear idea of effective lube oil management & Machinery health monitoring using oil analysis.

What You Will Learn:

  • Financial benefits from achieving lubrication excellence
  • Five equipment maintenance strategies, and when each applies
  • Important implementation steps to lubrication excellence
  • 10 roadblocks to achieving lubrication excellence
  • Six important functions of lubricating oils
  • How oils and greases are formulated and why it is important
  • How friction is generated in lubricated machinery
  • The importance of oil film thickness and critical clearances
  • How lubricant properties irreparably change
  • Seven important physical properties of a base oil
  • The importance of API’s five base oil categories
  • When to select one of the six most commonly used synthetic base oils
  • How to use temperature to determine the right base oil for your machine
  • How to select grease thickeners for your application
  • 14 key additives that enhance lubricant performance
  • Understanding viscosity grades, measurement, and reporting
  • Why Viscosity Index is important and how it improves your work
  • Lubricant performance tests and reporting – what you need to know
  • How water contamination generates other contaminants
  • How to control and eliminate aeration problems
  • Important USDA requirements and government regulations for food-grade lubricants
  • What you need to know about food-grade additives, base oils and grease thickeners
  • Advantages and disadvantages of food-grade lubricants
  • Seven tips for avoiding incompatible grease mixtures
  • Advantages and disadvantages of centralized lubrication systems
  • Best practices for greasing motor bearings
  • How to calculate greasing intervals and quantity
  • Best practices for ultrasonic/sonic-based greasing
  • Important tips for working with your motor rebuild shop
  • Overview of oil lubrication methods and devices
  • How to use oil mist and other automatic lubrication methods
  • Using pressure spray methods for gearboxes
  • Best practices for the maintenance of grease guns and fittings
  • Overview of single-point direct lubrication systems
  • Journal and rolling-element bearings
  • Open and closed gears
  • Gas engine and gas compressors
  • Air compressors
  • Hydraulic fluids
  • Steam and gas turbines
  • Process pumps
  • Multipurpose grease
  • Oil mist lubricants
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  • Building reliability through contamination control
  • Seven most destructive contaminants and how to control them
  • Three steps to proactive maintenance
  • Understanding the ISO Solid Contaminant Code
  • 10 ways to maximize filter cart usage
  • How to optimize and extend oil change intervals
  • Interval vs. condition-based oil change
  • How to monitor lubricant consumption
  • Best practices for oil changes
  • How and when to perform a flush
  • Selecting appropriate cleaning and flushing procedures
  • How to set up a world-class lube room
  • How to optimize lubricant selection/procurement
  • How to implement a lubricant consolidation program and select suppliers
  • Best practices for inspecting/testing new lubricants
  • Used lubricant storage, handling, and disposal best practices
  • World-class strategies for accessorizing equipment for lubrication excellence
  • Seven critical accessories for inspection and sampling
  • Seven critical accessories for contamination control prevention
  • Eight essential lubrication accessories
  • What your breather is telling you about your machine


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