Condition Monitoring

Machinery Lubrication and Oil Analysis

Acquire the knowledge necessary to understand the important lubricant properties and how to select the correct lubricant for each machine application. Learn how to read and understand oil analysis reports, set optimum oil analysis limits, reduce oil consumption and achieve maximum life out of lubricants.

Course Overview

This course establishes the role of precision lubrication and oil analysis for improving machine reliability. The course will provide an overview of lubricant construction and the general principles involved in lubricant selection for common plant machinery. It will introduce appropriate methods to collect samples as the irst step in lubricant based machine condition assessment.

Key Info

Course Name Machinery Lubrication and Oil Analysis
Course Codes
Entry Requirements
Study Mode
Classroom Learning
Flexible Learning
Distance Learning
Trainers Brenton Ward, Garry Ward

Who Should Apply

Condition Monitoring Engineer/Technician, Electrical Engineer/Fitter/ Manager/ Supervisor/Technician, Engineering Draftsman/Manager/Supervisor, Mechanical Maintenance Engineer/ Manager/Supervisor/Technician/ Fitter/ Lubrication Fitter, Operations Manager/ Supervisor, Planning Manager, Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer/ Manager/ Supervisor, Store Supervisor.

Course Benefits

    • Small class sizes
    • Wide range of equipment provided
    • Experienced instructors
    • Comprehensive course notes
    • World-wide recognized certification

Course Content

Maintenance Strategies – Best Practice Structuring

Contamination Mechanics – A Proactive Lubrication Approach to Reliability

Lubricant Application

Lubricant Storage and Management

Lubricant Conditioning and Quality Control

Basic Grease Lubrication and Properties

Costs and Beneits of Lubrication – What Others Have Achieved

Lubrication Theory & Fundamentals

Lubrication Selection & Application Basics

Oil Sampling

Lubricant health monitoring

Monitoring and Analysis