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Industrial Maintenance

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Industrial Maintenance Corporate Training

Blueprint Reading
This program covers the key elements of mechanical blueprint reading.  Subjects include basic blueprint principles, concepts, drafting symbols and standards, terminology, manufacturing process notes and technical information contained on a mechanical or CAD drawing, title blocks, legends and symbols, markers, and gridlines.

Pumps
This program covers typical applications of various types of pumps. It includes factors affecting pump selection; operating principles of centrifugal, propeller and turbine rotary, reciprocating and metering pumps; special purpose pumps such as diaphragm pumps and others designed to handle corrosive and abrasive substances; pump maintenance, and packing glands, seals and bearing replacement.

Gears
This program is designed to meet the needs of plant mechanical maintenance personnel. Topics include safety concerns associated with mechanical drive systems, pillow-block bearings, chain drives, belt drives, gear drives, couplings, etc. Types of gears, gear nomenclature and gear reductions are also covered.

Bearings 
This program covers the principles and applications of various types of bearings including plain journal bearings; ball and roller antifriction bearings; the installation, inspection, repair and replacement of bearings; specialized bearings such as powdered-metal, non metallic hydrostatic; bearing seals; lubrication; and maintenance practices.

Lubrication
This program covers functions of lubricants, lubricant characteristics, selection, effects of additives, bearing lubrication, types of oils and their application, general purpose and special purpose greases, other types of lubricating compounds, lubrication methods, automatic lubrication systems, and proper handling and storage methods.

Pipefitting
This program introduces basic piping systems, materials, fittings and valves, and safety procedures used during assembly and repair. It covers layout, measurement, sketching, pipe identification, schedule numbers, threaded pipe, welded pipe, flanged pipe and more.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics
This program covers hydraulic and pneumatic principles; characteristics of different types of hydraulic fluids, cylinders and hydraulic motors; filters; strainers; reservoirs; accumulators; pumps; piping; tubing; hoses; control and relief valves; and actuating devices. This course includes methods for charging the system, planned system maintenance, repair/replacement recommendations, and troubleshooting of valves, cylinders, pumps and motors.

Laser Alignment
This program covers the procedures and requirements for accomplishing a precision shaft alignment using the Laser Alignment Method, and includes selection and installation of alignment brackets, checking and correcting equipment foot play, checking driver and driven component shaft run-out and end-play, measuring and correcting misalignment in the vertical and horizontal planes, and correcting for thermal expansion.

 

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