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Lubrication

The first defense against chronic equipment failure is a solid preventive maintenance (PM) program. One of the more important aspects of a PM program is proper and periodic lubrication of rotating equipment. This computer based training program provides a thorough understanding of lubricant choices. Interactive aids make this a solid training and reference tool. Learn proper lubrication methods and how to analyze oil test results.

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The Properties of Lubricants

  • Reducing Sliding and Rolling Friction
  • The Nature of Wear and How it is Minimized
  • Solid vs. Liquid Lubricants

Liquid Lubricants

  • Common Oil and Grease Bases
    – Fatty, Petroleum Based, and Synthetic Oils
  • Mineral Oil Additives

Oil Properties and Terms

  • Viscosity
    – Interactive Interchange Chart
  • ISO, AGMA, and SAE Cross Reference Guide
  • Viscosity Index and Multi-Viscosity Oils
  • Flash Point and Pour Point
  • API and ASTM Identifiers

Hydraulic Fluid

  • Hydraulic Fluids vs. Lubricating Oil
  • Testing and Analysis of Hydraulic Oils

Grease

  • The Properties of Grease
  • Grease Additives and Thickeners

Oil Analysis

  • Sampling Methods and Record Keeping
  • Physical Tests
    – Viscosity Tests
    – Total Acid Number
  • Spectrographic Analysis
    – Wear Metals
    – Additives
  • Ferrographic (Wear Particle) Analysis
  • Lubrication Sampling Frequency

Lubrication Delivery and Maintenance

  • Common Equipment Lubrication Systems
    – Re-lube Frequency Calculator (Interactive)
  • Bearing, Compressor, and Industrial Gear Lubrication
  • Chain Drive Lubrication
  • Spindle Machinery Lubrication