STLE Northern California Section
Topic: Lubrication Fundamentals and Fluid Management Seminar
Date/Time: One Day Education Seminar, Wed., April 2, 2014, 8:45 AM – 5:00 PM
Overview: Practical and theoretical topics will be presented allowing you to walk away with information you need to improve your company’s understanding of lubrication fundamentals and the general principles of managing fluids to maintain their performance.
Topics covered include:
• Fundamentals of Lubrication
• Base Oils and Common Additives
• Gear and Transmission Oils
• Metalworking Fluids
• Oil Analysis
• Fluid Management
• Greases – Types and Applications
Who should attend: All persons who work with industrial lubricating fluids should attend this program including Equipment Operators, Plant Manager & Supervisors, Health, Safety & Environmental Personnel, Process Engineers, Maintenance Personnel, Chemists, Laboratory & Technical Personnel, Technical Service Representatives, and Sales Personnel. Anyone interested in improving their knowledge of lubrication.
Hilton Garden Inn
30 Ranch Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. - Registration
8:45 – 10:45 a.m. - Fundamentals of Lubrication
We want to get the class started off right with a review of the basics. topics presented include: Lubrication Basics, Base Oils and Additives
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Break
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. - Hydraulic Oils and Applications
Hydraulic systems are found in almost every type of machinery, in almost every industry. This section covers the principles of hydraulic theory and the operating characteristics of hydraulic fluids and components that are used to create a complete system.
12:00-1:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. - Gear Oils and Application
In this section we will provide a general understanding of gear oils and applications. Included in this discussion will be types of gear oils, additives and benefits as applied to industrial gear boxes, transmissions and axles.
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. - Grease and Bearings
This segment covers grease basics including grease terminology, the different types of greases and thickners, properties of greases and manufacturing processes. We will also cover the major types of bearings, their benefits and applications.
2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. - Metalworking Fluids
This section covers the key concepts needed to better understand how metalworking fluids are prepared, used and maintained. In addition we will discuss the reasons for using metal-removal fluids and their functions.
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fluid Management
This segment tries to tie together all the topics related to the proper use of lubricating fluids in a manufacturing environment. It includes the need for proactive maintenance, integration of oil analysis into the maintenance program, techniques and methods for flud managment, techniques and methods for recycling to extend fluid life.
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. – Questions/Summary/Evaluations
On or before March 1, 2014:
$150.00 – STLE Member
$200.00 – Non-Members
After March 1, 2014:
$200.00 – STLE Member
$250.00 – Non-Members
Deadline to register is March 15, 2014
Registration: Contact Greg Croce at (510)242-5565 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.