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M500 Basic Shop Math Refresher

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course is designed to refresh the student’s math skills, so that they can perform calculations related to maintenance in industry. Some of the topics include:

v Working with Positive and Negative Integers

v Fraction/Decimal Conversions
v Order of Operations
v Angles
v Working with a Calculator

v Temperature Conversions

v Formulas 

M506 Centrifugal Pumps

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course teaches the student the basic principles of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps.  Theory is taught and then applied. Troubleshooting is taught by checking measurable parameters such as discharge pressure, suction pressure, and amperage.  Performance of the pump is then matched to design limits and the Pump Curve becomes a valuable troubleshooting tool.  Proper application and maintenance are stressed.  Various sealing methods are covered, and several types of packing and mechanical seals are discussed.

All topics are discussed in simple, easy to understand and apply language.

Proper maintenance techniques and lubrication are covered in detail; along with basics of electric motors, bearings, seals, and alignment.

Cavitation, Recirculation, Net Positive Suction Head and Vibration are discussed and defined.

This course is bound to add reliability to your pumping systems.  Some of the key topics covered are:

v History of Pumping
v Theory of Centrifugal and Positive Displacement Pumps
v Proper Application of Pumps
v Pump Curves
v Troubleshooting Pumps and Systems
v Pump Affinity Laws
v Understanding NPSH (Net Positive Suction Head)
v Proper Installation
v Vibration Analysis as a Valuable Tool
v Proper Maintenance Techniques
v Basics of Proper Alignment
v Cost of Pumping
v Variable Frequency Drive Advantages, Energy Savings, and Applications


M507 Fans and Blowers

Seminar Duration:  1-2 Days

This course explains the basic operating principles of fans and blowers and how to apply them to troubleshooting and predictive maintenance techniques. Fans and Blowers #507 is usually combined with Air Compressors #509 for a 2-day session that would include the following:

v  Basic Theory
v  Fan Laws
v  Air Density and Temperature Relationships
v  Efficiency
v  Energy Requirements
v  Applications
v  Recommended Maintenance Practices.
v  Includes both preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance in the form of
vibration analysis, balancing, and oil analysis.​

M508 Vibration Analysis

Seminar Duration: 1 Day

This course teaches the student the importance of identifying the source and/or cause of vibration in machinery. Devices and techniques for performing vibration analysis are covered. Topics include:

v Vibration Analysis as an Effective Predictive Maintenance Tool

v Devices
v Techniques 

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M504 Maintenance of Mechanical Drives

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course covers the different mechanical components that drive machinery. It includes gears, chain drives, v-belt drives, types of couplings, and their proper applications. Troubleshooting and preventive and predictive maintenance techniques are discussed. Sizing of drives and increasing reliability of drive components are covered in detail.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v  Basics of Mechanical Drive Components - increasing life and adding reliability
v  Bearings - types, numbering, installation, and maintenance.
v  Couplings - types, purpose, and applications
v  Gear Drives - types, ratios
v  V-Belt Drives, types, sizing and alignment
v  Chain Drives - design, types, and maintenance
v  Proper Lubrication Techniques
v  The Importance of Proper Alignment - the Four Step Method of Precision Alignment is
demonstrated. 

M400 Achieving Excellence in Maintenance Management

Seminar Duration: 2-3 Days

The purpose of this seminar is to present the maintenance professional with a solid resource of information that will enable him or her to better manage, maintain, and improve the operation of their plant or facility through the effective and efficient use of their maintenance department resources, both human and material.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v The process of effective and efficient Management
v The art of being a successful Leader
v The 10 Keys to a successful Maintenance department
v Proper and effective Preventive Maintenance programs
v How to Optimize PM efforts, and measure their effectiveness.
v Predictive Maintenance programs, how and when to use this technique.
v Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, how to choose and use.

v Storerooms that make “cents”
v Realistic budgeting, the use of Contractors and much, much more!  your paragraph here.





M502 Bearings

Seminar Duration: 1 Day

This course covers the various types of bearings and their applications. Reasons for bearing failure and how to apply the principles of preventive and predictive maintenance are discussed. The principles and techniques of bearing lubrication are also covered.

Bearings #502 is a one-day course, but is usually coupled with Lubrication #503 and presented as a two-day seminar. Some of the topics include:

v Bearing Construction
v Application
v Proper Maintenance
v Precision Measuring of Bearing Housings and Fits (Hands-on)

v Bearing Numbering Systems
v Failure Analysis
v Proper Maintenance Techniques


M503 Lubrication

Seminar Duration: 1 Day

This course is intended to teach the student to distinguish between when it is appropriate to use grease and when it is appropriate to use oil when lubricating machinery. The different types of lubricants will be discussed. Several lubrication techniques will be covered. Some of the topics include:

v Lubrication Types
v Applications
v Proper Schedules
v Failure Analysis
v Lubricant Oil Analysis
v How the Lubrication Plan for a Machine can Increase its Reliability 

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M401 Environmental Compliance

Seminar Duration: 2-3 Days

This general course heading includes training from Asbestos and Lead, to OSHA regulations regarding Hazardous Waste. A variety of subjects include:

v OSHA Hazardous Waste Training

v Lead Abatement
v Asbestos Handling 

M505 Precision Alignment

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course stresses the importance of shaft alignment. Students are taught how to use precise, accurate methods to achieve precision measurements and thereby increase equipment life.

This course includes how to use dial indicators, micrometers, Vernier calipers, and other precision tools necessary to measure and compare fits and tolerances of machine components with the proper measurements necessary for effective, reliable repair.

The 4-Step Rim and Face technique is practiced and perfected. The Reverse Dial and Laser methods are also explained and discussed.

This is a hands-on course where the student actually aligns mock-up drives in the classroom. It is a lot of fun and the key to all successful mechanical repairs.

This class is sure to add reliability and reduce mechanical breakdowns. According to an ITTT study, as many as 43% of all mechanical failures are the direct result of the misalignment of mechanical components. Some of the key topics covered are:

v Precision Measurement Methods

v Reading Micrometers
v Reading Vernier Calipers
v Dial indicators
v Fits and Tolerances
v Basic Math Refresher
v Alignment - The Four Step Method (hands-on), Reverse Dial Method, and Laser

​E600 Electrical Troubleshooting

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This is a three-day course is designed to familiarize the maintenance professional with basic electrical circuits, electrical safety in troubleshooting, electrical drawings and schematics, electrical distribution systems, wiring and troubleshooting of motor control circuits, electrical protective devices, and AC motors as they relate to electrical troubleshooting.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v  Basic Electrical Circuits
     § Ohm's Law
     § Kirchoff's Law
     § Series, parallel, and combination circuits

     § Use of test equipment
     § Hands-on circuit exercise
v  Electrical Safety in Troubleshooting
     § Basics of electrical safe work practices
     § Lock Out Tag Out
     § Personal protective equipment and electrical troubleshooting
v Electrical Drawings and Schematics

     § Review of electrical print reading

     § One-line diagrams
     § Ladder Diagrams
     § Electrical symbols
v  Electrical Distribution Systems
     § Transmission relays
     § Transformers
     § Single-phase, three-phase power systems

     § One-line diagrams
v  Wiring and Troubleshooting of Motor Control Circuits
     § Basic control components
     § Wiring basic control circuits (hands-on)
     § Sizing of thermal overload protection
     § Troubleshooting of motor control circuits
     § Hands-on wiring and troubleshooting "bugged" control circuits

     § Two-wire control circuits
     § Three-wire control circuits
v Electrical Protective Devices
     § Explanation of protective devices

     § Fuses
     § Circuit breakers
     § Phase monitors
     § Thermal motor overloads
v AC Motors
     § Single-phase
     § Three-phase
     § Troubleshooting and testing
     § Proper preventive and predictive maintenance

     § Torque characteristics
     § Why motors fail
     § Meggering, surge comparison testing


E601 Motor Controls and Troubleshooting

Seminar Duration:  2 Days

This is a two-day course designed to familiarize maintenance personnel with the different types of motor controls and their applications.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v  Review of Basic Electrical Circuits
v  Ohm’s Law
v  Kirchoff’s Principles
v  National Electrical Code Requirements Relating to Motor Controls
v  Review of Wiring - one line and ladder diagrams
v  Electrical Safety Issues Dealing with Electrical Motor Control Circuits, Repair, and Troubleshooting
v  Motor Control Circuit Fundamentals
v  Hands-On Wiring and Troubleshooting Several Basic Motor Control Circuits
v  General “Rule of Thumb” Troubleshooting and Diagnostic Practices
v  Basics of Electrical Protective Devices


E602 Ladder Diagrams

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course teaches the student how to read basic electrical ladder diagrams. The special symbols used in electricity are learned.

E603 Grounding and Bonding

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course covers the basic theory and principles of grounding and bonding of electrical systems and related equipment. Safety aspects are covered in great detail.

E604 AC and DC Motor Basics and Troubleshooting

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course teaches the student about alternating current motors and direct current motors and their applications. Proper maintenance and troubleshooting of AC and DC motors is also covered.


v Introduction to Single Phase and AC Poly Phase Motors

      § Operating Principles

      § Nikola Tesla, Inventor

      § Three Phase Systems WYE and DELTA Review

      § Terminal Connections

      § Rated Voltage

      § Frequency/Phase:  60 HZ/50HZ

      § Speed/# Magnetic Poles

      § NEMA Design Letters

      § Rated Horsepower

      § Duty Ratings, Continuous, Intermittent

      § Insulation Classes

      § Service Factor

      § NEC KVA Letter Code

      § Efficiency, Power Factor, Power Factor Correction

      § Connections

      § Preventive and Predictive Maintenance for Motors

v Why Motors Fail

      § Normal Motor Design Life

      § Effects of Temperature on Motor Life

      § Proper Lubrication

      § Mechanical Alignment to Driven Machinery

      § Proper and Special Motor Bearings

      § VFD's and Bearing ad Insulation Failures

      § Bearing Heating Issues

v Hands-On Labs Based on NFPA 70B Maintenance Recommendations

      § Predictive Testing of Insulation Systems:  Ohm Testing and Meggering

      § Vibration Analysis, Detecting Misalignment, Failing Bearings, Loose Rotor Bars

      § Building a Small DC Motor

      § Bearing Numbers for Motors and Correct Fits to Shaft

      § Understanding Motor Name Plate Information

      § Surge Comparison Testing

      § Connecting Single and Three Phase Motors

      § Reversing Direction of Rotation

      § Thermographic Imaging and Analysis of Motors

      § Determining Voltage Imbalance

      §​ Operating AC Motors from VFD
E605 AC Motor Controls

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days


This course teaches the student about the different components that "start and stop" a motor.


E606 Industrial Electricity Basics

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course covers the basic principles of electricity and how they apply to the industrial environment. Electrical safety is also stressed.

This course includes the information on industrial electrical subjects necessary to troubleshoot, repair, and maintain most industrial electrical equipment.

This course is not only for the novice, but serves as an excellent refresher for the experienced electrician. It is also well-suited for the non-electrician for the purpose of cross craft training. With the highly complicated interrelationships of electrical and mechanical systems in most modern equipment, this course eliminates the age-old argument of whether the problem is mechanical or electrical.

Follow-up to this course is our AC Motor Controls course, which consists of two days of hands- on fun wiring and troubleshooting common motor control circuits.  Some of the key topics covered are:

v Basic Electrical Principles, Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff's Law
v Digital Multimeter – hands-on circuit tests
v Basics of Direct Current, Series, Parallel, and Combination Circuits
v Basics of Alternating Current, The Induction Effect
v Transformers
v Industrial Power Distribution Systems
v Electrical Protective Devices, Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Phase Monitors
v Basics of AC Motors - Single and Three-Phase
v Basics of Electrical Schematics and Blue Print Reading
v Basics of Electrical Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
v Electrical Safe Work Practices - based on OSHA Standard 29CFR 1910.331-335


E607 OSHA Electrical Safety Training

Seminar Duration: 2 Days

Prerequisites: The attendee should have a basic knowledge of industrial machinery, math, and electrical principles.

This course is designed to raise awareness of electrical hazards in the workplace, and to point out the "safe" way to work with electricity. It follows the requirements of OSHA CFR 1910.331-335 that covers scope, training, work practices, use of equipment, and safeguards for personnel protection. The Occupational Safety and Health Act is also explained, as well as electrical dangers of shock, arc, and blast.

The Occupational Safety and Health Act includes the following:


v Introduction (OSHA)
     § Introduction
     § Employer and employee responsibilities  

     § Inspections
     § Penalties
     § NFPA 70E committee
v Electrical Hazards § Shock
     § Arc
     § Blast
v Working on electrical equipment
     § Electrical switching
     § Electrical testing
     § Grounding
     § Equipment, planning morale
v Electrical safety-related work practices

     § OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.331-335

     § 1910.331 - Scope
     § 1910.332 - Training
     § 1910.333 - Selection and Use of Work Practices

     § 1910.147 Lockout and Tagout
     § 1910.334 - Use of Equipment
     § 1910.335 - Safeguards for Personnel Protection


E608 PLC Basics I

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days


This course covers the basic principles and applications of programmable logic controllers.


v Overview

v PLC Hardware

v Numbering Systems and Codes

v The Fundamentals of Logic

v The Basics of PLC Programming

v Developing Fundamental PLC Wiring Diagrams and Ladder Logic Programs

v Programming

v Program Control Instructions

v Hands-On Labs Using LogixPro...Allen Bradley RSLogix Simulator 


E608A PLC Basics II


Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days


v Brief Review of PLC I

v Processor - Koyo CLICK C0-02DR-D Digital and Analog PLC

v Add-on Card - Koyo CLICK C0-16CDD1 Combination Card

v Communication Port Setup

v Trainer Switches and Loads

v CLICK I/O Numbering

v CLICK Numbering Systems

v CLICK Memory Types

v Hands-On Labs Using LogixPRO...Allen Bradley RSLogix Simulator 


E609 Variable Frequency Drives

Seminar Duration:  3-4 Days

This course teaches the student the fundamental principles and applications of variable frequency drives.
This hands-on course teaches the student the fundamental principles and applications of variable frequency drives.  Motor principles, related basic electrical principles and application s are also covered.  Programming parameters and troubleshooting techniques as well as power quality issues are covered. 

This course contains:

v Basic Electrical refresher
v Horse Power and Torque
v Motor loads an Torque Types
      § Locked rotor Torque
      § Pull-up Torque
      § Break-down torque
      § Full-load torque

v Motor load types
      § Constant Torque loads
      § Constant Horsepower Loads
      § Variable Torque Loads
      § Impact loads
v Centrifugal Equipment (Fans and Pumps) Affinity Laws
v Electrical Loads
      § Resistive
      § Inductive
      § Capacitive
v Harmonics
      § Linear Loads
      § Non-linear Loads
v Power Reactors
      § Line and Load
v Electrical Unbalances
      § Phase
      § Voltage
      § Current
      § Frequency
v Three Phase Motors
      § Rotor Design
      § Insulation Values
v NEMA Rotor Designs
v NEMA Motor designs
v Motor enclosures
v AC Drive Types
      § Variable Voltage Inverter
      § Current Source Inverter
      § Pulse width Modulation
v VFD Setup parameters
v Hands-on Drive Setup for Variable torque
v Hands-on Drive setup for Constant torque
v Troubleshooting
      § Fluke 123 Scopemeter monitoring frequency
      § Wave Distortion
v Line reactors
v Load Reactors
v Numerous Hands-on VFD labs setting up various drive parameters to enhance energy conservation and equipment life.

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E610 Electrical Systems/Transformers

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course teaches the student about different types of electrical systems. It covers the different types of electrical transformers and their various applications.

E611 Cross-Craft Industrial Electricity

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course is designed to teach students other than electricians the basic principles of industrial electricity and motor controls. It also addresses the safety precautions that they should take when dealing with electricity. This course is intended to help workers in industry avoid the hazards that they may encounter while performing electrically related jobs.

E612 NEC® National Electrical Code

Seminar Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed to give students an understanding of the National Electrical Code and its changes for 2014.

E613 Instrumentation Measurement and Control Basics

Seminar Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of pneumatic, electrical, electronic, and digital instrumentation.

v  Process Measurement

     § Flow
     § Pressure
     § Level
     § Temperature
v  Pneumatic Instrumentation Fundamentals
v  Electrical and Electronic Instrumentation Fundamentals
v  Digital Instrumentation Fundamentals
v  Primary Elements
     § Orifice plate
     § Venturi tube
     § Pitot tube
     § Magnetic flowmeter

     § Ultrasonic flowmeter

     § Capacitance detector

     § Ultrasonic detector
     § Bimetallic devices
v  Secondary Elements
     § Transducers
     § Diaphragm devices § Bellows devices
v  Transmitters
v  Controller Modes
     § Off/On
     § Modulating control (PID)
v  Final Control Elements (control valves)
v  Instrumentation Drawings
     § Loop
     § P&ID
v  Introduction to Process Control Computer System

E614 NFPA 70E Arc Flash

Seminar Duration: 1,2, or 3 Days

This course is designed to teach students the current standards of NFPA 70E (2015 edition) as it relates to the electrical safety hazard known as Arc Flash. The regulations that require the calculation of the “flash protection boundary” inside which qualified workers must be protected when working are discussed.


​M501 Mechanical Troubleshooting Techniques

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course is designed to teach the student techniques to become a better troubleshooter. They learn the correct use of instruments and devices to diagnose problem areas. Some of the topics covered include:

v  Bearings Basics
v  Lubrication Basics
v  Basics of Drive Systems
v  Components
     § V-belts
     § Chain drives
     § Coupling types
     § Electric motors
     § Applications
     § Proper installation
v  Preventative Maintenance Techniques
v  Root Cause Failure Analysis
v  Predictive Maintenance Techniques
     § Ultrasonics
     § Vibration Analysis

     § Thermography 

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 M402 Confined Space Entry

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course covers the OSHA guidelines for confined space entry safety. Some of the key topics covered are:

v  Hazards
v  Types of Confined Spaces
v  Reasons for Entering Confined Spaces
v  Flammable Atmospheres
v  Toxic Atmospheres
v  Irritant (Corrosive) Atmospheres
v  Asphyxiating Atmospheres
v  General Safety Hazards
     § Mechanical
     § Communication Problems

     § Entry and Exit
v  Physical Hazards
     § Thermal Effects § Noise
     § Vibration
v  General/Physical
     § Scaffolding
     § Surface Residues

     § Structural Hazards 

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M509 Air Compressors

Seminar Duration: 1 Day

This course covers the principles of air compressors. The different applications for air compressors are also discussed. Proper maintenance is stressed. Air Compressors #509 is usually combined with Fans and Blowers #507 for a 2-day session that would include the following:

v  Basic Theory
v  Fan Laws
v  Air Density and Temperature Relationships
v  Efficiency
v  Energy Requirements
v  Applications
v  Recommended Maintenance Practices.
v  Includes both preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance in the form of vibration analysis, balancing, and oil analysis.


M510 Precision Measurement

Seminar Duration: 1 Day

This course stresses the importance of precise measurements in the industrial environment. Students are taught how to use a variety of instruments and devices used in precision measurement applications. Topics include:

v History
v Vernier Calipers

v Micrometers
v Dial Indicators


M511 Air Conditioning and Heating Basics

Seminar Duration: 5 Days

This is a five-day intensive course designed to teach the maintenance professional the basic thermodynamic principles of air conditioning and heating. It is also designed to familiarize the student with the operation and maintenance of various air conditioning and heating systems and system components.

This course additionally teaches the student the safety and environmental aspects of working with refrigeration gasses. It includes training to prepare the student to take the EPA test for Refrigeration Technician certification, which is also offered as part of this course.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v Working with Refrigeration Systems - tools, practices, soldering, brazing principles

v Basic Thermodynamic Principles
v Temperature and Pressure
v The Refrigeration Cycle
v System Components
v Refrigerants - blends
v Refrigerants - recovery and recycling
v Troubleshooting Refrigerant Problems
v Compressors - flow controls, lubrication
v Basic Electrical Controls
v Basics of Gas Heat with Air Conditioning
v Basics of Oil Heat with Air Conditioning
v Basics of Electrical Heat with Air Conditioning

v Heat Pumps


M512 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Seminar Duration: 3 Days

This course covers the principles and applications of air conditioning and refrigeration. The methods of maintaining AC&R systems is also covered, as well as the environmental laws that control these methods.

This course additionally teaches the student the safety and environmental aspects of working with refrigeration gasses. It includes training to prepare the student to take the EPA test for Refrigeration Technician certification, which is also offered as part of this course. Topics include:

v Working with refrigeration systems, tools, practices, soldering, brazing principles

v Basic thermodynamic principles
v Temperature and pressure
v The refrigeration cycle
v System components
v Refrigerants - blends
v Refrigerants – recovery and recycling
v Troubleshooting refrigerant problems
v Compressors, flow controls, lubrication
v Basic electrical controls
v Basics of gas heat with air conditioning
v Basics of oil heat with air conditioning
v Basics of electrical heat with air conditioning

v Heat pumps


M513 EPA Exam Preparatory Course


Seminar Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed to prepare the student for their Type I, Type II, and/or Type III certification in refrigerant purchase and handling. Upon completion of the course work, the student is offered the opportunity to sit for the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Exam administered by Industrial Trainers of America, Inc. Actual certification is granted by ESCO INSTITUTE. Topics include:

v Types of Refrigerants

v Applications
v Refrigerant Recovery

v Safety
v Federal Clean Air Act


M514 Boilers

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the different types of steam boilers and systems.  It covers the equipment and accessories, instruments, water treatment, operation and maintenance of boilers.  Topics include:

v Steam Boilers
v Fittings and Accessories
v Basic Boiler Room Systems

v Fuel Burning Equipment
v Draft
v Combustion
v Instruments
v Boiler Water Treatment
v Operation


M515 Welding

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This is a three-day course designed to familiarize maintenance personnel with different types of welding, their processes, and safety issues
regarding welding.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v Introduction to Welding
     §  Oxyacetylene Processes
     §  Basics of metallurgy
     §  Welding and cutting processes
     §  The physics of welding
     §  Variations of weld joints and positions
     §  Welding safety
v Shielded Metal Arc Welding
     § SMAW welding equipment and supplies
     § SMAW welding equipment adjustment and assembly
     § Welding electrodes
     § What process and technique to use and when
     § Hands-on setup and practice exercises, and fabrication using several techniques
v Oxyacetylene Processes
     § Oxyacetylene setup and safety
     § Equipment and supplies
     § Assembly and adjustment
     § Welding and cutting techniques
     § Welding joints, and positions
     § Brazing
     § Oxyacetylene cutting

     § Hands-on projects and fabrication exercises
v Tungsten Arc Gas Welding-TIG,Heliarc

     § TGAW welding safety
     § TGAW welding theory
     § TGAW welding equipment/materials

     § TGAW uses and techniques
     § Hands-on practice exercises and fabrication projects


M516 Basic Pneumatics

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This is a three-day course designed to familiarize maintenance personnel with pneumatics as they relate to industrial machinery. Students will learn how pneumatic components work and how to properly maintain pneumatic systems.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v Force Transmission Through a Fluid
v Energy Transmission Using Pneumatics
v Control of Pneumatic Energy
v Compressor Types
v Air Distribution Systems
v Operation of Pneumatic Components - cylinders, etc.

v Directional Control Valves
v Flow Controls
v Regulators
v Various Hands-On Exercises to Demonstrate Principles


M517 Basic Hydraulics

Seminar Duration:  2-3 Days

This is a three-day course designed to familiarize maintenance personnel with hydraulics as it relates to industrial machinery. Students will work with fluid power principles and experience the functional characteristics of hydraulic components, which include pumps, flow control valves, pressure valves, directional control valves, cylinders, etc. Proper maintenance of hydraulic systems along with troubleshooting techniques will be discussed.

Some of the key topics covered are:

v Hydraulic Transmission of Force and Energy

v Hydraulic Fluids
v Operation of Hydraulic Pumps
v Hydraulic Actuators – cylinders, motors
v Control of Hydraulic Pressure
v Check Valves, Flow Control Valves
v Directional Control Valves
v Pilot Operated Control Valves
v Reservoirs, Coolers, Filters
v Various Hands-On Props and Exercises to Demonstrate Principles


M518 Pipefitting

Seminar Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed to provide the maintenance mechanic with the information to safely complete the repair procedures on fuel gas, steam, condensate, stock, air, hydraulic, fire, city and mill water piping systems. Topics include:

v Introduction
v Piping Standards
v Reading and Interpreting Piping Drawings

v Pipe Properties and Characteristics
v Valve  Selection and Maintenance

v Piping Systems

v Plumbing Fixtures

v Hands-On Piping Labs