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Machinery Lubrication Analysis - Level I

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Course Overview

The course provides guidance and competency development to take the Machinery Lubrication Analyst – MLA ISO 18436-4 Exam offered through the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML). Preparation in the following areas: I. Maintenance Strategies II. Lubrication Theory/Fundamentals III. Lubricant Selection IV. Lubricant Application V. Lube Storage and Management VI. Lube Condition Control VII. Oil Sampling VIII. Lubricant Health Monitoring

Key Takeaways

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The details of fluid analysis, the instruments and tests.
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An in-depth examination of data interpretation.
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Operate with improved technical skills for lubrication tasks and basic lubricant analysis for machine condition monitoring.
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How to utilize oil analysis by understanding process stress, contamination, and wear debris that could harm systems.
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Clear and defined tasks associated with oil changes, top-ups, greasing bearings, lubricant receiving and proper storage and care of lubricants.

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Lubrication and Oil Analysis Standards Development Support. Activities are under way at ISO and ASTM to develop used oil analysis standards. There is a clear need for additional standards in the areas of lubricant selection and application, contamination control, etc. ICML will serve as a rallying point for machinery lubrication practitioners to speak with a common voice by supporting the development of lubrication-related standards and guides, including the support of efforts at ASTM, ISO and other organizations. With ISOs expected adoption of QS 9000 in place of the existing ISO 9000 standard, more rigor will be demanded to assure quality control over every aspect of running a plant, mine, mill or construction site, including lubrication functions. ICML plays an important role in supporting these activities.

Course Outline

Day 1
I. Maintenance Strategies
A. Why machines fail B. The impact of poor maintenance on company profits C. The role of effective lubrication in failure avoidance D. Lube routes and scheduling E. Oil analysis and technologies to assure lubrication effectiveness. F. Equipment tagging and identification.
II. Lubrication Theory/Fundamentals
A. Fundamentals of tribology B. Functions of a lubricant C. Hydrodynamic lubrication (sliding friction) D. Elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication (rolling friction) E. Mixed-film lubrication F. Base-oils G. Additives and their functions H. Oil lubricant physical, chemical and performance properties and classifications. I. Grease lubrication
III. Lubricant Selection
A. Viscosity selection B. Base-oil type selection C. Additive system selection D. Machine specific lubricant requirements E. Application and environment related adjustments.
Day 2
IV. Lubricant Application
A. Basic calculations for determining required lubricant volume. B. Basic calculations to determine re-lube and change frequencies. C. When to select oil; when to select grease. D. Effective use of manual delivery techniques. E. Automatic delivery systems. 1. Automated deliver options. a) Automated grease systems b) Oil mist systems c) Drip and wick lubricators 2. Deciding when to employ automated lubricators. 3. Maintenance of automated lubrication systems.
V. Lube Storage and Management
A. Lubricant receiving procedures. B. Proper storage and inventory management. C. Lube storage containers D. Proper storage of grease-guns and other lube application devices. E. Maintenance of automatic grease systems. F. Health and safety assurance.
VI. Lube Condition Control
A. Filtration and separation technologies. B. Filter rating. C. Filtration system design and filter selection.

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
Common job titles for the individual who would become a certified Machinery Lubrication Analyst include lubrication technicians, PM technicians, millwrights, mechanics, reliability engineers, maintenance managers, etc. Typically, this individual has regular contact with machinery and has routine influence over the condition of lubricants in use. The individual is likely to be directly involved in the machine lubrication process and reliability such as:
Manufacturing and industrial engineers
Maintenance managers
Predictive maintenance technicians
Reliability engineers
Craftsmen & millwrights
All who seek to improve reliability programs

FAQ

What language will the course be taught in and what level of English do I need to take part in an LEORON training program?
Most of our public courses are delivered in English language. You need to be proficient in English to be able to fully participate in the workshop and network with other delegates. For in-house courses we have the capability to train in Arabic, Dutch, German and Portuguese.
Are LEORON Public courses certified by an official body/organization?
LEORON Institute partners with 20+ international bodies and associations.We also award continuing professional development credits (CPE/PDUs) for:1. NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) 2. Project Management Institute PDUs 3. CISI credits 4. GARP credits 5. HRCI recertification credits 6. SHRM recertification credits
What is the deadline for registering to a public course?
The deadline to register for a public course is 14 days before the course starts. Kindly note that occasionally we do accept late registrations as well, but this needs to be confirmed with the project manager of the training program or with our registration desk that can be reached at +1071 4 1075 5711 or [email protected]
What does the course fee cover?
The course fee covers a premium training experience in a 5-star hotel, learning materials, lunches & refreshments, and for some courses, the certification fee and membership with the accrediting bodies.
Does LEORON give discounts?
Yes, we can provide discounts for group bookings. If you would like to discuss a discount on a corporate level, we will be happy to talk to you.

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  • Review:
    IAMM Internal Audit Maturity Model
    In recognition of their dedication and contribution supporting IKEA Saudi Arabia in arranging training programs during 2017 & 2018, looking forward for more development and exciting effort this year. On behalf of IKEA Saudi Arabia, THANK YOU!
    Dalal Kutbi
    Country Learning & Development Manager at IKEA Saudi Arabia
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    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    Dating back to 2014, Mobily’s “LEORON” experience has grown from a single collaboration to a long-term partnership. We consider ‘’LEORON” Institute as a strategic partner, whose contribution has been nothing but premium in equipping our staff with field-based knowledge and information. Past three years have resulted with an expanded collaboration with superior customer service and support. Best Regards,
    Turki S. Alsahaan
    Dir L&D, Talent Management at Mobily, Etihad Etisalat Company
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    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    Since the partnership was signed between BAE Systems Saudi Development & Training and LEORON in 2017, we have been working together to offer the Saudi market a complete portfolio of training solutions benefiting from the wide and extensive experience of both parties. Recognizing the great success of this partnership, we are looking for further collaborations in the future that will position both companies as one of the leading training providers in Saudi Arabia. We thank the LEORON team for their full cooperation and continuing support, and look forward to further success together in the years to come.
    Emad Alrajih
    VP, Business Winning at BAE Systems Saudi Development & Training
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    Certified Professional in Quality and Patient Safety
    We have been working with LEORON for the past two years and will be working with them again this upcoming year. The programs they delivered were fruitful and exciting and our organization has received positive feedback from the participants. What our organization aims to do is to provide at no cost training for all the private sector employees so that they may benefit from our offered programs in Innovation and Professional development. Leoron has helped us achieve this goal. We look forward to continuing this service and wish them the best of luck. Regards,
    Nasser M. Al-Subaie
    Sr. Program Officer, Enterprise Learning & Human Development at Kuwait Foundation for the Advancemen