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Start Date : 3 Nov,2024
End Date   : 7 Nov,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price          : $ 3,995 ( SAR 14,981.25 )



Bearing and Lubrication course is a comprehensive, highly practical and interactive course. This course is designed to provide participants with required working knowledge for better Selection, Installation, and Operation and made on Troubleshooting & Maintenance of Bearing and Lubrication Problems they may experience in their Plant Equipment. 



Course Objectives: 

At the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Understanding Bearings and Lubrication Technology 

  • Determine the types of Bearings and Methods of Lubrication for different equipment 

  • Know how to test and recognize the Lubricant Properties 

  • Understand the Lubrication in Different Machinery 

  • Learn to apply the Troubleshooting Techniques, Maintenance Tips, and Failure Analysis of Bearing 
  • Identify measure and install bearings commonly used in rotating equipment found in the industry 
  • Understand the Bearing Maintenance Strategies 
  • Understand the functionality of vibration protections that are widely used in industries 


Course Content: 

1- Bearing Technology 

  • Identifications & Terms 

  • Friction / Mass / Force 

  • Torque / Work/ Energy 

  • History of Bearings 

  • Bearing Loads (Redial /Thrust) 

  • Bearing Technology 

  • Bearing Types / Components 


2- Types of Bearings 

  • 2.1 Friction Type (Sliding Surface) 

  • 2.2 Anti-Friction Type (Rolling Contact) 

  • 2.3 The Pivoted Shoe Type (Radial Bearing) 

  • 2.4 The Kingsbury Thrust Bearing 

  • 2.5 Shielded Bearing (Sealed) 

  • 2.6 Selection of Ball & Roller Bearings 


3- Mounting and Dismounting 

  • Maintenance and Replacement of Rolling Bearings 

  • Working Conditions in Assembly Area 

  • Shaft and Housing Preparation 

  • Mounting Methods and Faulty Mounting Practice 

  • Bearing Maintenance Checklist and Service Records 

  • Effective and Ineffective Seals 

  • Failure Analyses and their causes 

  • Replacements are too frequent. "Unsatisfactory” 


4- Bearing Life Calculations 

  • Factors affecting the Performance of Bearings 

  • Bearing Quality, Operating Environment 

  • Installation Practices 

  • Fits and Tolerances 

  • Bearing Life Cycle 


5- Bearing Failures 

  • Failure Analysis and their Causes 

  • Sample of Bearings Failure Modes 

  • Interpret Actual Bearing Failures 

  • Trouble Conditions and their Solutions 


6- Vibration / Impact Damages 

  • Vibration of Machines 

  • Free / Forced Vibration 

  • Overheated Bearings, Noisy & Vibration 

  • Corrective actions to avoid Damage 

  • Vibration Control & Transfer Function 

  • Dynamic Stiffness & Damping Coefficients 

  • Load, Speed and Temperature 


7- Lubrication Technology 

  • Functions of Lubrication 

  • Lubricant additives and effects 

  • Avoiding surface damage in Bearings 

  • Langmuir Theory for Lubrication 


8- Oil Lubrication 

  • Boundary Fluid 

  • Cleanliness and Contamination 

  • Film Lubrication 

  • Factors Affecting Lubrication 

  • Properties of Lubricating Oil 

  • Additives 

  • Oil Delivery Methods 

  • Discussion of Different Applications 


9- Grease Lubrication 

  • Grease Function and Properties 

  • Grease delivery and metering Systems 

  • Selection of Grease Type 

  • Compute Grease Intervals and Re-lubrication 

  • Others Classification of Greases 


10- Applying Lubricants to enhance Reliability 

  • Lubrication Quantities and Intervals 

  • Lubrication and Re-Lubrication Procedures 

  • Enhancing Machine Reliability 

  • Perform Operation & Maintenance as Standards 

  • Failure Analysis & Investigation 


Targeted Audience: 

This course is intended for Process Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Technicians who are involved with Troubleshooting, Selection, Operation and Maintenance of Rotating Equipment Machinery. Supervisors and Technical Staff involved in Technical Workshop are recommended to attend. 

Troubleshooting and Maintenance of Bearing and Lubrication Problems

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