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Webinar (Archived)
19 February 2014, 9:00pm – 10:00pm

Troubleshooting of Gearboxes

PRESENTER: Richard Schrama, PE, Tribological Services

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Maintenance millwrights and industrial mechanics
  • Lubricant vendor technical advisors
  • Gearing manufacturers' service engineers
  • Gearing manufacturers' design engineers
  • Mechanical maintenance engineers
  • Reliability engineers
  • Bearing and seal manufacturers’ technical support engineers
  • Repair shop personnel

 

PURPOSE AND DESCRIPTION:

The objective of this webinar is to examine the basics for troubleshooting gearbox problems. The presentation will define the main problem areas for gearing and gearboxes including vibration; heat generation; noise alignment; wear on gearing, bearings seals and gearbox casing; lubrication; and then failures. Each set of problems will have causes and possible solutions provided.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Following this webinar, attendees will be able to: 

  • Understand the basics of the predictive maintenance techniques available
  • Identify possible gearbox problems and failures
  • Provide solutions that will prevent the problems and failures from re-occurring
  • Identify various failure mechanisms and modes for gearing
  • Identify the failure mechanisms and modes for bearings, seals and couplings
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COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Vibration
  • Temperature
  • Noise
  • Alignment
  • Lubrication
  • Wear
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