Mechanical Maintenance Applications
The Mechanical Maintenance Applications training series includes courses designed to train your maintenance technicians on how to effectively repair common mechanical components. The series covers: mechanical and fluid drives, bearings and shaft seals, pump installation, pipe-fitting, tubing and hoses, valve maintenance. Mechanical troubleshooting guides are included.
Covers alignment, particularly coupling alignment. Includes installation and maintenance of mechanical drives, from chain drives to enclosed gear drives.
Lesson 1 – Chain Drives
Lesson 2 – Belt Drives
Lesson 3 – Open Gear Devices
Lesson 4 – Enclosed Gear Drives
Lesson 5 – Drive Couplings
Covers further details of drive maintenance, including brakes, clutches, and adjustable-speed drives. This course also covers maintenance and troubleshooting of fluid drives and package drive systems.
Lesson 1 – Mechanical Brakes and Clutches
Lesson 2 – Electric Brakes and Clutches
Lesson 3 – Adjustable-Speed Drives
Lesson 4 – Fluid Drives
Lesson 5 – Complete Drive Systems
Bearing and Shaft Seal Maintenance covers plain bearings, their parts, dimensions, functions, and relining techniques. The course continues with installation and replacement of anti-friction bearings. Also covers linear motion bearings and shaft seals.
Lesson 1 – Plain Bearings
Lesson 2 – Installing Antifriction Bearings
Lesson 3 – Removing and Replacing Antifriction Bearings
Lesson 4 – Mounted Antifriction Bearings
Lesson 5 – Linear Motion Bearings and Shaft Seals
Covers basic pumping concepts. Describes required maintenance of packing and seals. Covers maintenance and overhaul of centrifugal pumps. Concludes with maintenance of rotary pumps.
Lesson 1 – Basic Pumping Concepts
Lesson 2 – Maintaining Packing and Seals
Lesson 3 – Maintaining Centrifugal Pumps
Lesson 4 – Overhauling Centrifugal Pumps
Lesson 5 – Maintaining Rotary Pumps
Covers components and terminology used in piping systems. Also covers terminology, measurement, and maintenance of threaded, welded, and plastic piping systems. This course explains the use of pipefitting accessories-supports, traps, filters and strainers, and expansion joints.
Lesson 1 – Piping Dimensions and Terminology
Lesson 2 – Threaded Piping Systems
Lesson 3 – Welded Piping Systems
Lesson 4 – Plastic Piping Systems
Lesson 5 – Pipefitting Accessories
Covers tubing specifications, materials, and fittings. Explains procedures used for handling, bending, cutting, and installing tubing. Gives basics of tubing in a hydraulic system. Describes hose systems and their functions. Concludes with gaskets, sealants, and adhesives.
Lesson 1 – Tubing Fundamentals
Lesson 2 – Installing Tubing
Lesson 3 – Hydraulic Tubing Systems
Lesson 4 – Hose Systems
Lesson 5 – Gaskets, Sealants, and Adhesives
Covers maintenance and operation of gate, globe, ball, plug, check, and special-purpose valves. Details actuators and various accessories. Explains valve selection based on application. Describes methods of protecting piping systems.
Lesson 1 – Valve Maintenance
Lesson 2 – Special Valves
Lesson 3 – Actuators and Accessories
Lesson 4 – Valve Selection
Lesson 5 – Piping System Protection