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STLE Northern California Section - Education Seminar

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

All Day Event


The deadline has been extended to March 28 to register for the Northern California STLE section Education Day on April 2, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Milpitas, CA.

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
• Hydraulics
• 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.

Seminar Location:
Hilton Garden Inn
30 Ranch Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
(408)719-1313

Schedule:
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

Course Fees:
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

Note New Student Rate!

Deadline to register extended until is March 28, 2014

Make Reservations Today
Registration: Contact Greg Croce at (510)242-5565 or email him at gcroce@chevron.com.

Documents:
Lubrication Fundamentals and Fluids Management
 
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