Basic Lubrication 103: Basic Lubrication Overview
Basic Lubrication 103 is designed primarily for the person entering the lubrication field who needs a broad introduction to lubricants, lubricant building blocks, and lubricating materials. This course is also for persons not directly involved, but who need a broad overview of lubricants and basic lubricating components. Basic Lubrication 103 does not require a formal scientific degree or background, although many technical terms and concepts are covered. Experienced people attend the course to be kept up-to-date on the latest developments, especially in those areas not directly related to their job function or area of expertise. Thus, Basic Lubrication 103 is usually attended by a broad cross section of people such as technical service, sales, marketing, manufacturing, maintenance, and management, who in some way are involved in the industry. Basic Lubrication 103 will focus on the fundamentals of lubrication associated with fluid film lubrication and grease as it applies to basic lubricated components such as gears and bearings. Also, the course will review some basics around the basestocks, synthetic lubricants and lab testing.