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Program Overview
SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute®

Covering every aspect of machine reliability.               To that end, SKF offers special programs for
Manufacturers today are under tremendous                   senior plant management. These courses cover
pressure to provide the highest possible quality           such topics as how to evaluate current plant
at the lowest possible cost. Therefore, achieving          maintenance and reliability practices, measuring
maximum machine reliability is critical.                   key benchmarks, and how to determine the best
  The Reliability Maintenance Institute® (RMI)             course of action for realizing the greatest finan-
offers comprehensive training courses designed             cial return on your maintenance investment.
to help plants eliminate machinery problems and             Courses for managers offer the right combina-
achieve maximum reliability and productivity by            tion of implementation skills, maintenance pro-
utilizing the very latest in precision maintenance         cedures and management insights necessary to
techniques.                                                put together an effective program for eliminating
  Each course is designed to address a specific            machinery and process problems, thereby
machine installation or maintenance problem                increasing profitability.
and help you correct it. Some courses involve
the use of highly sophisticated diagnostic equip-          Everything you need from
ment, while others are more basic in nature and            one reliable source.
cover such topics as bearing fundamentals and              Many companies offer training in one or more of
proper lubrication.                                        these areas. But only SKF offers a comprehensi-
                                                           ve program that covers every aspect of machine
                                                           reliability and addresses the technical and
                                                           managerial needs of everyone in an industrial
                                                           company – from the shop floor to the president’s
                                                           office. SKF is one of the foremost authorities on
                                                           rotating machine maintenance and offers a
                                                           wealth of product knowledge and application
                                                           experience.
                                                            The Reliability Maintenance Institute offers a
                                                           mix of course types and venues to meet your
                                                           training needs. RMI courses are held at various
                                                           SKF sites. On-site training is available at your
                                                           plant or facility and some classes are held at
Training for all plant levels that impact                  regional locations, bringing the subject matter
machine reliability.                                       closer to your part of the country.
                                                            No matter what industry you’re in or what type
Unlike other maintenance training programs, the
                                                           of machinery you use, the Reliability
Reliability Maintenance Institute offers training to
                                                           Maintenance Institute can help you maintain and
all plant levels that impact machine reliability.
                                                           manage your assets more productively.
  Achieving maximum machine reliability
requires more than a highly trained and know-
ledgeable maintenance staff. Plant managers
must also be up to date on the latest mainte-
nance practices and machinery improvement
programs.



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                     The Asset Efficiency Optimisation Process

A process for translating asset knowledge

A key aspect of any world-class asset manage-               Work Identification is where “work” is identi-
ment program is a proactive, efficient work               fied from the evaluation of a comprehensive flow
management process, designed to ensure the                of data in conjunction with an integrated deci-
effective performance of maintenance on critical          sion-making process. Key to the success of
assets. To achieve maximum return on invest-              Identification is a comprehensive CMMS
ment and maintain the greatest degree of pro-             (Computerized Maintenance Management
ductivity, it is pivotal that organizations have a        System).
process that effectively translates asset informa-          Work Control involves establishing procedures
tion to knowledge, and ultimately gain value              for planning and scheduling the work identified
from that knowledge.                                      by the CMMS. Tasks are organized based on
  To help organizations achieve these goals,              several parameters, including time and condition;
SKF offers Asset Efficiency Optimization (AEO), a         job plans or procedures; man-hours required;
management process designed to achieve maxi-              data feedback; special requirements; and many
mum efficiency and effectiveness from work                other factors.
management activities focused on business                   Work Execution is where identified, planned
goals for the facility.                                   and scheduled work is performed. Once work is
  The AEO process encompasses four key ele-               completed, feedback from the field plays a key
ments: Strategy, Identification, Control and              role in measuring the overall effectiveness of the
Execution. Within each of these elements, the             AEO process and making refinements for even
coordination and participation of three essential         greater efficiency in the future. The AEO process
factors within the organization - process, culture,       transforms conceptual asset management to
and technology - is paramount to the overall              tangible competitive edge. SKF can help plan a
success of the AEO process.                               course of action to align your reliability and risk
  Maintenance Strategy involves the evaluation            focused maintenance strategy with your organi-
of work activities in relationship to a facility’s        zation’s business objectives. Our team will help
business objectives, a procedure that creates the         correct known problems, and will then work with
documented basis for the maintenance program.             you to assess and identify additional opportuni-
                                                          ties for improvement in the areas of production,
                                                          safety and environment.




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Asset Efficiency Optimization - Flow Process

Work management Process


                                                   Maintenance Strategy Project                  Business Goals

                   Reliability Issues (Design)
                                                                                          PM = Preventive Maintenance
  Maintenance                                                                                   (time based)
                                                   Plant Asset Management
      Strategy                                   and Maintenance Programme
                                                                                          PRM = Proactive Reliability
                                                                                                Maintenance (predictive
                    Pre-Defined Priorities            (Living programme)          RCA           and corrective)
                                                                                          ODR = Operator Driven
                                                 PM       PRM     ODR      RTF                  Reliability
                                                                                          RTF = Run to Failure
                                                                                                (reactive maintenance)
                                                                                          RCA = Root Cause Analysis




                                                 PRM / ODR Collection and Analysis



           Work                                        Information Integration
  Identification                                         and Decision Making



                                                                                         Corrective       Operators
                                                       Work Order Generation
                                                                                        Maintenance       Initiators




                      Standard Job Plans                                                           Spare Parts
          Work          and procedures                          Planning                            Alignment
        Control
                                                           Rolling Schedule




                                                           Work Execution



         Work                                         Post Maintenance Testing
     Execution

                                                      Update Living Programme




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                                                      Table of
                                                     Contents




Course Syllabuses                                            8

RMI Program Overview                                         9

Schools of Study, Instructors


Training Options                                            10

Classroom, Regional Classroom,
On-Site Classroom, On-Site Customized

Career Development Programs                                 11

Career Path, Packages, Testing and Certification.

Course Details                                              12

School of Condition Monitoring
School of Bearing Maintenance and Reliability
School of Proactive Reliability Maintenance Skills

Career Path Packages                                        33

Course Registration                                         35

e-Learning, RMI On-line courses                             36

@ptitudeXchange                                             37




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Course Syllabuses

Condition Monitoring – Vibration Analysis and Machine Reliability
CMTR 201    Introduction to Vibration Analysis                                     12
CMTR 301    Machinery Vibration Analysis, Level I                                  13
CMTR 401    Machinery Vibration Analysis, Level II                                 14
CM 304      Advanced Machinery Diagnostics                                         15

Equipment Reliability using SKF Condition Monitoring Systems
CMTR 502    Introduction to the SKF Microlog™ System                               16
CMTR 504    Introduction to SKF Machine Analyst™                                   17
CMTR 507    Introduction to the SKF MARLIN® System – Operator Driven Reliability   18
CMTR 508    Introduction to the M800A / VM600 Machinery Protection System          19
CMTR 509    Advanced SKF Microlog™ Skills                                          20

Machinery Control and Protection
INS 100     Rotating Machinery Vibration Control & Turbine Supervisory             21

Bearing Maintenance and Machine Reliability
BMR 601     Comprehensive Bearing Maintenance                                      22
BMR 603     Bearing Maintenance and Service                                        23
BMR 605     Bearing Reliability in Centrifugal Pumps                               24
BMR 607     Root Cause Bearing Failure Analysis                                    25
BMR 608     Bearing Lubrication                                                    26
BMR 655     Advanced Lubrication Technology                                        27

Proactive Reliability Maintenance Skills
PRM 801       Proactive Reliability Maintenance™ Skills                            28
PRM 802       Proactive Reliability Maintenance™ for Managers and Supervisors      29
PRM 804       Precision Shaft Alignment – Laser Systems                            30
PRM 805       Field and Shop Balancing                                             31
PRM 806       Proactive Maintenance Planning / Scheduling and Work Management      32

Career Path   Packages                                                             33
CM --          Condition Monitoring Career Path                                    34
PRM --         Proactive Reliability Maintenance Career Path                       34
OR --          Operator Reliability Career Path                                    34




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                                                              RMI Program Overview

Schools of study                                           reliability. Three levels of training are offered:
The Reliability Maintenance Institute ® (RMI)              upper-level management, plant managers and
offers comprehensive training courses designed             supervisors, and maintenance technicians.
to help eliminate machinery problems and                   Courses range from one- and two-day work-
achieve maximum reliability and productivity.              shops and seminars to five-day, intensive,
When you attend an RMI class, you will learn               hands-on training sessions.
from the experts about the latest in precision
maintenance techniques, skills and technologies.
The following areas of study are available:



                                                           School of Condition Monitoring
                                                           Condition Monitoring plays a vital role in provi-
                                                           ding the availability of plant machinery. With the
School of Bearing Maintenance                              proper skills and equipment, plant maintenance
and Reliability                                            technicians not only detect problems before they
                                                           result in a major machine malfunction or break-
These courses address every factor that impacts
                                                           down, but they also perform root cause failure
bearing service life. Emphasis is on understan-
                                                           analysis to prevent problems from recurring.
ding bearings and improving bearing perfor-
                                                              Highly trained condition monitoring technicians
mance, which in turn improves the reliability of
                                                           can have a significant impact on a plant’s bottom
rotating equipment in which they are installed.
                                                           line profitability. The Reliability Maintenance
These courses can be general in nature or spe-
                                                           Institute focuses on providing comprehensive
cific to an application or industry. Classes are
                                                           training to assist technicians in utilizing the right
also available in bearing failure analysis to assist
                                                           techniques and technology, obtaining the grea-
in root cause investigations.
                                                           test benefit from product hardware and softwa-
                                                           re, and effectively communicating program
                                                           results to plant management.



                                                           Instructors
School of Proactive Reliability                            Reliability Maintenance Institute instructors are
Maintenance Skills                                         experts in their field. Whether the course you
Proactive Reliability Maintenance Skills courses           take is on Bearings, Precision Skills or Condition
start with precision maintenance fundamentals              Monitoring; whether the course is public or
then move on to recent advances in machine                 scheduled on site at your facility; you will find
maintenance technology and show how these                  that all RMI instructors are highly experienced in
new tools and techniques can help plants achie-            the field they are teaching.
ve greater machine




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Training Options

The Reliability Maintenance Institute can work           On-Site Customized Training
with you to arrange a training program that is           If you have a training need that doesn’t fit a
convenient for you. From asset management to             particular RMI course or program description,
basic maintenance skills, RMI can develop a              the RMI can create a custom training program
solution for you and your team. We have a full           for you. For employee skills, process or equip-
schedule of training courses held at a variety of        ment training, RMI specialists will perform job,
locations across the country - or we can bring           task and skills analysis to determine training
our classes to you!                                      needs, develop course materials and delivery
                                                         methods and implement the training on your
                                                         schedule.
RMI Classroom
Traditional RMI classroom courses are offered at         e-Learning
the SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute located        The SKF Reliability Maintenance
at:                                                      Institute® On-line
• Dubai
                                                         SKF RMI On-line offers a comprehensive range
• Dammam.
                                                         of Introductory level courses. The courses are
• Cairo
                                                         self-learning on-line modules that you can take
• Tehran
                                                         at your own pace and whenever it suits you.
                                                         These courses are designed to introduce you to
                                                         the subject and are considered the pre-requi-
On-Site Classroom Courses
                                                         sites for the Intermediate level classroom
All RMI classroom courses can be held on-site in         courses.
your plant at any time. On-site training brings
                                                           On completion of the course you can take a
the instructor and the expertise directly into
                                                         test and receive a certificate.
your plant so you can see applications directly
on your equipment.




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                                                   Career Development Program

Career Path Packages                                      Testing and Certification
RMI Career Path Packages are advance purchase             Several RMI courses offer optional certification
programs for a specific set of courses designed           testing. Upon achieving a passing grade on an
to move the student along the path to career              RMI test, the participant will receive a Certificate
goals. Available in Condition Monitoring,                 of Achievement stating that he/she successfully
Proactive Reliability Maintenance and Operator            completed the course and passed the test.
Reliability packages, each package is designed to         The test may consist of written, oral and / or
be completed in one year, with one course com-            hands-on material. Courses offering Certificates
pleted each quarter. Courses include all appli-           of Achievement include:
cable certification, testing and grading. Career
Path Package training can be provided on-site or          BMR 601       Comprehensive Bearing
at an SKF facility.                                                     Maintenance
                                                          BMR 603       Bearing Maintenance and Service
Please reference details of the Career Path               BMR 605       Bearing Reliability in Centrifugal
Packages beginning on page 30.                                          Pumps
                                                          BMR 607       Root Cause Bearing Failure
                                                                        Analysis
                                                          BMR 608       Bearing Lubrication
         CERTIFIC ATE
                 This is to certify that                  PRM 801       Proactive Reliability Maintenance
                                                                        Skills
                Ahmed Danish                              PRM 802       Proactive Reliability Maintenance
            has successfully completed the
                                                                        for Managers and Supervisors
      SKF Reliability Systems training course in          PRM 804       Precision Shaft Alignment
                                                                        Laser Systems
         Proactive Reliability Maintenance
                                                          PRM 805       Field and Shop Balancing
                                                          CMTR 201      Introduction to Vibration Analysis
                                                          CMTR 301      Machinery Vibration Analysis I
                                                          CMTR 401      Machinery Vibration Analysis II
             SKF Middle East and North Africa
                      20 may 2006

                                                          Participants who choose not to take the test, or
                                                          attend courses that do not offer testing will
  SKF Reliability Systems                                 receive a Certificate of Attendance.




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    CMTR 201                       Introduction to Vibration Analysis


Recommended for                                                Alarm methods and setting alarms limits
Plant personnel requiring an introduction to vibration         •   ISO guidelines
analysis techniques and technologies. Engineers and            •   Assessing overall vibration severity
technicians whose responsibility require them to be            •   Spectral enveloping and bands
proficient in the setup of and use of and effective            •   Phase alarms
condition monitoring program. Including maintenance            •   Exception criteria
supervisors, predictive maintenance technicians and            Spectral analysis and phase analysis
coordinators, reliability engineers, and multi-skilled         • Spectral analysis techniques and pattern
mechanics.                                                       recognition
On-Site Classroom Courses                                      • Sidebands
                                                               • Harmonics
The course objective is to provide a practical approach
                                                               • Waterfall plot
to detecting and analyzing common machinery pro-
                                                               • Understanding phase
blems using vibration monitoring and analysis.
Course description                                             Vibration signal processing methods
                                                               • Enveloping
Designed for maximum class participation.
                                                               • SEE™ Technology (Spectral Emitted Energy)
A combination of overhead presentations, group exer-
                                                               • HFD (High Frequency Detection)
cises, case studies, and written reviews are used to
encourage participation and understanding.                     Analyzing typical machinery problems
                                                               •   Imbalance and misalignment
                                                               •   Bent shaft
Basics of vibration                                            •   Mechanical looseness
•   Time waveform analysis                                     •   Cocked bearing
•   Amplitude vs. frequency
                                                               Monitoring rolling bearings
•   Vibration – measurable characteristics
                                                               •   Why do bearings fail?
•   Vibration sensors
                                                               •   Bearing failure stages
•   Scale factors
                                                               •   Bearing defect frequencies
•   Measurements and units
                                                               •   Displaying fault frequencies
•   Displacement probe/eddy probe
•   Multi-parameter monitoring
•   Resonance
•   Detection vs. analysis
Setting up the vibration measurement                           Course duration
•   Physical and database considerations                       2 to 3 days
•   Selecting the machinery
•   Sensor location and mounting methods
•   Cable attachments                                          A written examination is available for this course.
•   Setting Fmax

                                                               SEE™ is a trademark of SKF USA Inc




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    Machinery Vibration Analysis, Level I                                                          CMTR 301


Recommended for                                                  Instrument configuration
All maintenance and operations personnel accountable             •   Selection of Fmax
for machinery performance and reliability. Those who             •   Selection of dynamic range
seek strong practical skills in machinery inspection and         •   Selection of resolution
correction so machines remain reliable.                          •   Workshop

Course Objective                                                 Diagnostics
To achieve target pay back for predictive maintenance            Simple spectrum analysis
programs by training participants to understand                  • Mass unbalance
accountability for equipment reliability. Optimize and           • Misalignment
combine measurements to determine root causes of                 • Looseness
machinery failures. Use machine history and site                 • Gearboxes
observation to corroborate findings.                             • Electric machinery
Implement cost-effective solutions to prevent repetition.        • Rolling elements defects
                                                                 Applications on pumps
Course Description                                               Application on fans
The course covers the following key aspects:                     Workshop
                                                                 Condition evaluation and procedures for
Basic principles of vibration                                    • Baseline data acquisition
• Vibration characteristics                                      • Acceptance test
• Vibration parameters                                           Introduction to single plane balancing
• Resonance, natural frequencies and critical                    • Workshop
  speeds
• Workshop
Data acquisition
•   Signal propagation and attenuation
•   Mounting of sensors
                                                                 Prerequisites
•   Workshop                                                     Six months full-time condition monitoring
•   Sensors. types and applications                              experience- exposure to field vibration analysis.
•   Data integrity
                                                                 Course duration
Vibration data processing                                        5 days
•   FiIters
•   Fourier series
•   Fourier transform                                            A written examination is available for this course.
•   Data acquisition time                                        Examination cost will be quoted on request
•   Resolution
•   Workshop




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    CMTR 401                       Machinery Vibration Analysis, Level II


Recommended for                                                    Machinery testing
                                                                   • Impact test
Experienced machinery vibration analysts with a sound
                                                                   • Start up / Coast down tests
knowledge of data acquisition and analysis principles
                                                                   • Workshop
who desire advanced training on the skills necessary to
solve problems of a more complex nature. While the                 Diagnostics
emphasis is on analysis techniques. the subjects cove-             •   Fluid film bearings
red also provide insight on refined data collection tech-          •   FFT vs TWF
niques for condition monitoring purposes.                          •   Orbit analysis
Course Objective                                                   •   Application on:
                                                                       - Gerboxes
The overall course objective is to enhance the analyst's
                                                                       - AC Motors / DC Motors
ability to diagnose and detect machinery vibration pro-
                                                                       - Centrifugal Pumps and compressors
blems with improved troubleshooting techniques and a
                                                                       - Fans
complete utilization of the capabilities of their data col-
                                                                       - Turbo machinery
lector/analyzer.
Course Description                                                 Vibration control concept and applications
                                                                   • Absorbers
The course covers the following topics.                            • Isolators
                                                                   • Workshop
Review of Level I
                                                                   Balancing
Vibration characteristics
                                                                   Set up of predictive maintenance program
•   Modulation and demodulation                                    •   Machine criticality categorization
•   Modes of vibration. poles and zeros                            •   Selection of measurement point
•   Phase, physical meaning                                        •   Selection parameters
•   Beats                                                          •   Selection of direction
•   Side bands                                                     •   Tolerance and alarms
Instrumentation                                                    •   Intervals
                                                                   •   Workshop
•   Oscilloscopes
•   Tape recorders
•   FFT analyzers
•   Automatic data acquisition devices                             Prerequisites
•   Data collectors                                                Six to twelve months full-time condition monitoring
•   Tracking filters                                               program experience; SKF course Machinery Vibration
Data acquisition                                                   Analysis I (CMTR 301) or commensurate field experience.
•   Linear averaging
•   Time synchronous averaging
                                                                   Course duration
•   Exponential averaging
•   Overlapping                                                    5 days
•   Data acquisition time
•   Aliasing
                                                                   A written examination is available for this course.
Dataprocessing and display                                         Examination cost will be quoted on request
•   Time waveform
                                                                   SEE™ spectral emitted energy signal processing technology is a
•   Orbits                                                         trademark of SKF USA Inc.
•   Nyquist / Bode plots
•   Polar plots
•   Water fall
•   Workshop
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           Advanced Machinery Diagnostics                                                            CM 304


Recommended for                                                    • Swept-sine variable frequency shaker testing
Mechanical, maintenance, and machinery engineers                    - Operating deflection shape analysis
involved in design, specification, acceptance, operation,            - Phase analysis to differentiate several problem
and troubleshooting of industrial process machinery.                   sources generating similar vibration symptoms
Plant personnel and others who wish to become                        - Time waveform analysis applications
experts in diagnosing the behavior of rotating machine-              - Synchronous time averaging applications
ry of various types and classifications. Professionals             • Motor current analysis testing and presentation of
whose primary focus is responsibility for the mainte-                Motor Current Troubleshooting and Severity Chart
nance of high level performance, reliability, and availa-          • Experimental modal analysis using multi-channel
bility of critical process machinery; including rotating             FFT analyzers.
machinery specialists and consultants, advanced                    • Machine performance enhancing techniques
mechanics and mechanical engineers, and advanced                     - Dynamic balancing-discussion of important topics
technicians.                                                         - Changing frequencies of rotor and / or support
                                                                       frame
Course Objective                                                     - Vibration isolation and damping treatments
An advanced study of machinery vibration diagnostics                 - Design and fabricate dynamic vibration absorbers
and performance enhancement techniques. Topics                     • What are today’s vibration analyzers really doing?
include statistical analysis, specification of instrumenta-          - Time waveform presentations
tion, evaluating problems in low-speed and high-speed                - How far apart must two peaks be for an analyzer
critical machinery, performing various vibration dia-                  to display two separate frequencies
gnostic techniques, advanced machinery commissioning,                - Pros and cons of using the various FFT windows
start-up and coast-down testing, and electric motor                  - Single vs. multiple channel FFT analyzers
current analysis. A survey of experimental multi-chan-               - Overlap processing
nel modal analysis is included, as well as various topics            - Diagnosing a bearing, gear, or electrical problem
on performance enhancement methods. Provides a                         with unknown variables
clearer understanding of how vibration analyzers func-             • Vibration analysis of special machine types
tion, the various FFT windows employed, and the theo-                - theory, recommended approach, and real world
ry of and recommended approaches to analyzing speci-                   case histories
fic complex machine trains, illustrated with real-world              - Horizontal centrifugal and vertical pumps
case histories.                                                      - High-speed centrifugal air compressors
                                                                     - Centrifugal chillers and fans
Course Description                                                   - Roots-type blowers
• Review of vibration spectrum diagnostics, using                    - Piping vibration problems
  the Illustrated Vibration Diagnostics Chart                        - Chemical reactors and agitators
                                                                     - Paper machines
• Refining narrow band spectral envelope alarms
                                                                     - Turbine-driven machinery
  using statistical analysis
                                                                     - Single and multi-stage gearboxes
• Vibration analysis techniques and instruments                      - DC motors and induction AC motors
  required to effectively evaluate low-speed                         - Machine tools and rotary screw air compressors
  (30 – 300 r.p.m.) and high-speed machines
  (600,000 - 3,600,000 r.p.m.)
• Vibration diagnostic techniques
                                                                   Prerequisites
                                                                   Six to twelve months full-time condition monitoring
• Impulse natural frequency testing
                                                                   program experience; SKF course Machinery Vibration
• Start-up and coast-down testing                                  Analysis I (CMTR 301) or commensurate field experience.
• Bode and Nyquist plot generation
                                                                   Course duration
                                                                   5 days


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   CMTR 502
                                  Introduction to the SKF
                                  Microlog™ System

Recommended for                                                 Transferring data between Microlog & SKF
Engineers and technicians whose responsibilities require
                                                                Software
them to be proficient in the setup and use of the SKF           • Communication mode parameters
condition monitoring system. Maintenance supervisors,           • Data transfer – download and upload
predictive maintenance coordinators, reliability engi-          Route data collection
neers, inspectors, shop supervisors, advanced mecha-
                                                                • Downloading a ROUTE from the SKF software e.g.
nics, and millwrights who wish to become familiar with
                                                                  PRISM4 or SKF Machine Analyst
the operation of the SKF Microlog portable data collec-
                                                                • ROUTE hierarchy list
tor/analyzer and associated Software (e.g. Machine
                                                                • Collecting ROUTE data
Analyst) to contribute to building a world-class condi-
                                                                • Dynamic and static ROUTE measurements
tion monitoring program in a plant.
                                                                • Data collection tips
Course Objective                                                • Using multi-point automation (MPA)
This course is designed to introduce the application of         Collecting NonROUTE data
the Microlog portable data collector/analyzer to collect
                                                                • NonROUTE upgrade module
and monitor machinery vibration data.
                                                                • Pre-set NonROUTE measurements
Course Description                                              • User defined NonROUTE measurement
This course introduces the Microlog’s data collection             - Dynamic and process measurements
features and capabilities to the new user. Designed for         Reviewing collected data in the review
maximum class participation, this course is divided into        module Two-channel analyzer and balancing
sections that are overviewed with presentations, practi-        module Upgrade overviews.
ced on computers, and reviewed with group exercises
and written reviews.                                            Microlog accessories
  This course’s subjects are organized to help the new          • Strobelite
Microlog user quickly set up his data collector, and to         • Laser sensor
begin utilizing the Microlog for ROUTE and Non-ROUTE            • Optical phase sensor
data collection purposes.
Specific topics include:
System overview                                                 Prerequisites
• Microlog system overview and connections                      3 months, full-time condition monitoring experience.
• Microlog modes of operation
• Microlog main screen, keypad, buttons, and menus,
  terminology
                                                                Course duration
                                                                1 day
Setting up the Microlog
• Setup Mode options-settings for various system
  preferences.
• Global Configuration Options-settings for various             As SKF continues to add new Microlog hardware, the
  global data collection.                                       terminology used in this course syllabus may differ
                                                                slightly from terminology used for your specific Microlog
                                                                system. However, this course describes the use of all
                                                                hardware versions offered by SKF.


                                                                Microlog™ and PRISM4 are trademarks of SKF USA Inc.




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                 Introduction to Machine Analyst™                                                CMTR 504


Recommended for                                                  Bearing fault detection and analysis
Engineers and technicians whose responsibilities require         • Acceleration enveloping signal processing
them to be proficient in the set-up and use of the               • Standard acc. env. and velocity measurement setup
condition monitoring system. Maintenance supervisors,            Building your Machine Analyst database
predictive maintenance coordinators, reliability engi-
                                                                 • Creating a new database
neers, inspectors, shop supervisors, advanced mecha-
                                                                 • Inserting and setting up hierarchy group items and
nics, and millwrights who wish to become familiar with
                                                                   standard Microlog measurement POINTs
the operation of the Microlog and Machine Analyst soft-
                                                                 • Setting alarm types and statistical overall alarm
ware to contribute to building a world-class condition
                                                                   wizard
monitoring program in a plant.
                                                                 • Using filter keys and setting up scheduled archiving
Course Objective                                                 • Modifying measurements
Introduce Machine Analyst’s vibration database mana-             • Working with multiple POINTs
gement and analysis features to the new user.                    • Event scheduler wizard
Participants will be able to set up default properties on        • Applying fault frequency sets
their Machine Analyst software, create a Machine                 • Speed tagging, templates and filters
Analyst database of vibration measurements, download             Creating a data collection ROUTE and down-
and upload measurements between Machine Analyst                  load-ing/uploading Machine Analyst measure-
and a Microlog data collection device, customize                 ments
Machine Analyst to automatically perform scheduled
                                                                 • Creating ROUTEs
events, and generate graphic plots and reports for ana-
                                                                 • Downloading from a ROUTE, hierarchy or work
lyzing measured machinery condition.
                                                                   space list
  In addition, this course discusses the advantages of           • Uploading and processing measurements
various vibration signal processing techniques to isolate
and detect specific machinery faults, and describes how          Displaying and analyzing graphic plots
to set up signal processing measurements in the                  • Graphic plot formats, overlays, and window
Machine Analyst database.                                          overview
                                                                 • Displaying plots with the toolbar and the view
Course Description                                                 menu
Designed for maximum class participation, this course            • Manipulating plots using various plot overlays
is divided into sections that are overviewed with pre-           • Trend, spectrum, and polar vector plots
sentations, practiced on computers, and reviewed with            • Spectral band trends and time waveforms
group exercises.
Machine Analyst system overview and setup                        Generating and printing data reports
                                                                 Machine Analyst’s “monitor” application
• Machine Analyst, Microlog, support module, host                Standard Microlog measurement setup
computer
                                                                 Implementing a portable monitoring system
Getting around in Machine Analyst
•   Hierarchy window and menu overview
•   Using dialogs and understanding terminology
•   Searching and filtering lists; templates
                                                                 Course Duration
•   Alarms and alarm details windows                             3 days




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   CMTR 507
                                  Introduction to the MARLIN® System
                                  Operator Driven Reliability

Recommended for                                                 The MARLIN data manager (MDM)
Plant maintenance and operations personnel whose                • MDM components, connections, LCD display
responsibilities require them to monitor and detect             • MDM Control strip and menu, and battery
machinery condition problems or to record and analyze             operations
plant process data.                                             • Administrator options
                                                                • Hierarchy display
Course Objective                                                • MDM data collection
This course is designed to familiarize participants with          - Process data collection
the application of the MARLIN® System to collect and              - Routine process inspections
monitor machinery condition data (vibration and tem-              - MDM/MCD probe data collection
perature) and plant process data.                                 - Barcode machine identification
Course Description                                              • Trend plot displays
                                                                • Attaching notes
This course introduces the MARLIN System’s data col-
                                                                • Statistical Process Control rules
lection features and fault detection capabilities to the
new user, and the SKF Machine Suite software, databa-           System software
se management, data display, and data reporting fea-            • MARLIN POINT setup
tures.                                                            - Screen Cam movies
Designed for maximum class participation, this course           • Adding ROUTE instructions
is divided into six sections that are overviewed with           • Downloading coded notes
presentations and practiced with hands-on exercises or          • Data transfer
written reviews.                                                • Trend plot display
                                                                • Generating reports
Specific topics include:
                                                                System implementation
MARLIN System overview
                                                                • Site survey
• MARLIN vs. Microlog™ (detection vs. analysis)                 • Using machinery data sheets (MCD probe)
• MARLIN System components                                      • Sensor mounting methods (MCD probe)
  - MCD probe, MQC studs, MARLIN data manager,                  • Determining measurement locations
    PRISM4 Surveyor software                                    • Sensor magnetic mounting supports
The MCD probe                                                   • Close-out walk through
                                                                • Classifying and selecting machinery to monitor
• Bearing and overall machine fault detection
                                                                • Assigning priority levels
• Vibration measurements
• MCD probe components
• MCD controls/functions/display
• MCD probe setup/alarms                                        Course Duration
• MCD operating modes
                                                                3 days
MARLIN Quick Connect studs (MQC)
• Installation
• Smart MQC set up and using smart MQC studs                    As SKF continues to add new MARLIN hardware plat-
                                                                forms, the terminology used in this course syllabus may
                                                                differ slightly from terminology used for your specific
                                                                MARLIN system. However, this course describes the use
                                                                of all hardware versions offered by SKF.

                                                                MARLIN® is a registered trademark of SKF USA Inc. PRISM4™
                                                                and Microlog™ are trademarks of SKF USA Inc.




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Introduction to the M800A Machinery Protection System or                                             CMTR 508-800
   Introduction to the VM600 Machinery Protection System                                             CMTR 508-600


Recommended for                                                    Transducers
Engineers and technicians whose responsibilities require           •   Accelerometers/velocity sensors and installation
them to be proficient in the setup and use of the                  •   Displacement probe/Eddy probe
Machinery Protection System. Maintenance supervi-                  •   Sensor relationships
sors, predictive maintenance coordinators, reliability             •   Eddy probe theory and construction
engineers, inspectors, shop supervisors, advanced                  •   Calibration curves and gapping
mechanics, and millwrights who wish to become fami-                •   XY configurations
liar with the operation of the on-line machinery protec-           •   Probe installation mounting devices
tion system to contribute to building a world-class                •   Velocity transducers
condition monitoring program.                                      •   Accelerometer mechanical modes of operation
                                                                   •   Cable attachments
Course Objective
Introduces the Machinery Protection System to new
                                                                   Programming
users. The course overviews on-line machinery protec-              • Software and uploading, downloading and
tion system design and installation concepts and prac-               changing rack configuration
tices (hardware and software).                                     • Trending functions and report generation

Course Description                                                 Testing and maintenance
At the completion of this course, participants will be             •   Cabinet maintenance
able to design, install, and effectively utilize an SKF on-        •   Test instruments and FW upgrade
line machinery protection system. Designed for maxi-               •   API-670, third edition
mum class participation, this course is divided into sec-          •   Channel accuracy and System programming
tions that are overviewed with presentations, and                  •   Installation and response documentation
reviewed with hands-on group exercises and written                 QuickCal/MPS
reviews.
                                                                   •   Module setup and QuickCal startup
System overview                                                    •   Serial port settings
• Features and configuration                                       •   Installation type and new installation
• Monitoring modules and display options                           •   Downloading new firmware

Component ID                                                       Troubleshooting
• Common transducers                                               • Power supply, sensor and module failures
• Monitors and available options                                   • Relay problems and programming
• Hardware/monitoring configurations and                           Communications
  connectors
                                                                   •   Network termination
System modules                                                     •   Baud rate and node address
• Vibration overview and measurements                              •   Analog date format and date format scaling
• Frequencies of interest                                          •   Multi-drop setup
• Shaft centerline, thrust position and rotor                      •   Register packets, addresses and descriptions
  eccentricity                                                     •   Vibration, thrust and speed programming examples
• Axial shaft position, case and valve measurements
• Differential expansion and dual probe monitoring
• Linear variable differential transformer operation
                                                                   Course Duration
• Potentiometer operation and system modules                       3 to 4 days

Operator interface
                                                                   Wonderware® is a registered trademark of Wonderware Corp.
• Operator interface components
• Bar graph display/momentary push buttons



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    CMTR 509                       Advanced Microlog™ Skills


Recommended for                                                  Slow speed machinery applications
Reliability engineers, technicians, inspectors, advanced         • Microlog settings
mechanics and millwrights whose responsibilities requi-          • Sensor considerations
re them to be proficient in the setup and use of the             • Measurement types
SKF Condition Monitoring’s Micrologs primarily for route         Microlog “shortcuts”
cause failure analysis.
                                                                 • Function keys
                                                                 • Numeric keys
Course Objective
The course objective is to provide real-life practical           Application menus (wizards)
approaches to solving machinery problems utilizing the           •   Cyclic Analysis
Microlog’s advanced features and techniques.                     •   Current Analysis
                                                                 •   Bump Test
At the conclusion of this course, participants will
                                                                 •   Run Up/Coast Down
understand:
                                                                 •   Configuration Wizard
•   Applications for time and frequency domains
•   Phase analysis                                               Phase collection and analysis
•   Bearing defect detection and analysis                        • Laser Tach
•   Slow speed machinery monitoring                              • Optical Tach
•   Motor current analysis                                       • Strobelite
•   Synchronous time averaging                                   Time waveform
•   How to identify resonant conditions
                                                                 •   Analysis and collection
Course Description                                               •   Microlog settings
                                                                 •   Impulses/Impacting
Designed for maximum class participation. A combina-
                                                                 •   Clarification of the FFT
tion of presentations, group exercises, and videos are
used to peak participant interest and encourage partici-         Synchronous time averaging
pation and understanding. We highly encourage you to             • Applications
bring your entire Microlog kit with you for this seminar.        • Data collection techniques
                                                                 Bearing defect detection and analysis
                                                                 • HFD
                                                                 • Acceleration enveloping
                                                                 • Ultrasonic Measurements


                                                                 Course duration
                                                                 2 days




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      Rotating Machinery Vibration Control &                                                       INS 100
                        Turbine Supervisory

Recommended for                                                  Signal processing & applications to
Engineers managers and technicians whose responsibi-             turbomachinery
lities require them to be proficient in the setup and use        • Turbomachinery configurations and mechanical beha-
of Vibration Control and Protection systems; mainte-               vior for Steam Turbines, Gas Turbines, Aero turbines,
nance supervisors, Plant Managers, Reliability engi-               gearboxes, fans, pumps, compressors, rolls and cru-
neers, Instrument & Control Engineers interested in                shers.
vibration protection and control.                                • BBAB - Broad Band Absolute Bearing Vibration.
                                                                 • NB - Narrow Band (Tracking) Vibration
Course Objective                                                 • RS - Relative Shaft vibration
The course objective is to provide a theoretical and             • PS - Position
practical approach to understanding the theory and               • EC - eccentricity
functionality of vibration protection and turbine super-         • HE - Absolute Housing Expansion
visory systems that are widely used in industry.                 • SEP - Relative Shaft Expansion with Pendulum
                                                                 • BBP - Broad Band Pressure
Course Description                                               • NBFS - Narrow Band Fixed Frequency.
Designed for maximum of 12 class participants. A                 • Temperature
combination of overhead presentations, group exercises           Alarms logical Combination
and case studies are used. Participants are encouraged           •   Basic Logic Combination
to bring along issues faced in the field. The knowledge          •   Advance Logic
gained will enable the participant to improve turboma-           •   Trip Multiplier
chinery reliability.                                             •   Danger Bypass
Topics include:                                                  •   Time delay.
Basics of vibration                                              Output and communications
•   Time waveform analysis                                       •   Analogue outputs
•   Amplitude vs. frequency                                      •   OPC
•   Vibration – measurable characteristics                       •   DCS
•   Vibration sensors                                            •   Serial interface RS485 - RS232.
•   Scale factors                                                Machinery Monitoring System Introduction
•   Measurements and units
                                                                 • FFT Analysis
•   Displacement probe/eddy probe
                                                                 • Condition monitoring systems
•   Multi-parameter monitoring
Sensors and Sensor selection & Speed
sensors                                                          Prerequisites
•   Displacement sensors.                                        Participants should have an understanding of basic
•   Seismic sensors.                                             plant machinery.
•   Turbine supervisory sensors.
•   Dynamic pressure sensors                                     Course duration
•   Air gap sensors                                              3 days
•   Ice detection sensors
•   Speed sensors




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    BMR 601                        Comprehensive Bearing Maintenance


Recommended for                                                    Mounting and dismounting
Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant/ facility           • Force mounting, temperature mounting and
engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility,              hydraulic mounting procedures are explained and
institution, public utility or commercial building which             demonstrated in detail. Students then perform
uses rolling bearings and related equipment. Managers                hands-on mounting and dismounting using expert
and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities              tools
responsible for rolling bearing performance and reliabi-           Fundamentals of lubrication
lity. Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers,
                                                                   • Instructor-led exercises will demonstrate general
millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors.
                                                                     methods for choosing proper lubricant viscosity,
Those interested in rolling bearing and rotating equip-
                                                                     correct lubricant quantities, replenishment guide-
ment performance.
                                                                     lines, and choosing between oil and grease lubrica-
                                                                     tion
Course Objective
                                                                   • Learn to maximize bearing life through an
The course objective is to train participants on basic
                                                                     improved understanding of proper lubricating prin-
and advanced rolling element bearing maintenance and
                                                                     ciples and functions
service techniques used with typical industrial rotating
machinery. This knowledge, properly applied, will lead to          Bearing failure causes and analysis
longer bearing service life, which improves the reliability        • Identify and interpret actual bearing failures.
of rotating equipment.                                               Bring your own samples for review

Course Description
Bearing Maintenance Apprenticeship uses a combina-                 Prerequisites
tion of hands-on training, audio-visual, lectures and              Participants should have an understanding of basic
discussion opportunities.                                          plant machinery. Basic knowledge of maintenance.
Specific topics include:                                           A fundamental knowledge of and ability to use basic
                                                                   hand tools is required.
Slow speed machinery applications
• Learn the fundamentals of rolling bearings                       Course Duration
  -Bearing components                                              4 days
  -Bearing types
  -Bearing nomenclature
  -Friction basics                                                 A written examination is available for this course.
  -Loads
  -Bearing closures (seals and shields)
• Bearing selection, bearing life and fatigue failure of
  rolling element bearings
• Shaft and housing fits for rolling element bearings
• Shaft and associated component evaluation and
  repair techniques
• Microlog settings
• Sensor considerations
• Measurement types




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                 Bearing Maintenance and Service                                                     BMR 603


Recommended for                                                   Mounting and dismounting
Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant / facility         • Study proper bearing mounting and dismounting
engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility,             procedures, and observe what happens as a result
institution, public utility or commercial building which            of careless handling, neglected maintenance and
uses rolling bearings and related equipment. Managers               poor lubrication
and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities           • Participate in hands-on demonstrations using spe-
responsible for rolling bearing performance and reliabi-            cialized tools to correctly mount and dismount ball
lity. Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers,          and roller bearings
millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors.
                                                                  Fundamentals of lubrication
Those interested in rolling bearing and rotating equip-
ment performance and reliability.                                 • See the importance of selecting the proper lubri-
                                                                    cant for an application
Course Objective                                                  • Learn to maximize bearing life through an
The course objective is to provide information to impro-            improved understanding of proper lubricating prin-
ve the service life of rolling bearings, which influences           ciples and functions
the reliability of rotating equipment.                            Bearing failure causes and analysis
                                                                  • Gain a basic understanding of why bearings fail
Course Description
                                                                  • Identify and interpret actual bearing failures
Bearing Maintenance and Service uses a combination
of hands-on training, audio visuals, lectures and dis-
cussion opportunities.                                            Prerequisite
Specific topics include:                                          Participants should have an understanding of plant
Bearing basics                                                    machinery such as; electric motors, pumps, compres-
                                                                  sors, gearboxes etc.. A basic knowledge of machinery
• Learn the fundamentals of rolling bearing techno-
                                                                  maintenance. The ability to use basic hand tools is
  logy; types, nomenclature, bearing components,
                                                                  required to participate in practical exercises aimed at
  terminology, loads, handling and lubrication
                                                                  mounting and dismounting bearings.
• Factors effecting the performance of rolling
  bearings                                                        Course Duration
  -Bearing quality                                                3 days
  -Operating environment
  -Installation
  -Maintenance practices                                          A written examination is available for this course.




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       BMR 605                    Bearing Reliability in Centrifugal Pumps

Recommended for                                                   Bearing selection and internal dynamics
Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant/facility           • Bearing selection for radial and thrust positions
engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility,           • Behaviors of angular contact bearings under
institution, public utility or commercial building which            application conditions
uses rolling bearings and related equipment. Managers             • Selections of clearance or preload
and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities
                                                                  • Appropriate contact angle and cage style
responsible for rolling bearing performance and reliabi-
lity. Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers,        • Fundamentals of lubrication of pump bearings
millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors.              Seal design and function
Those interested in rolling bearing and rotating equip-           • Mechanical and lip seal design and application
ment performance. Individuals should have direct invol-
                                                                  • Seal selection and troubleshooting
vement or responsibility for pump maintenance and
installation.                                                     Pump installation and operation
                                                                  • Proper methods of installing, leveling and grouting
Course Objective                                                    a pump
To provide attendees with a thorough knowledge of the             • Start-up procedures including priming
design, function and maintenance requirements of a
                                                                  • Alignment, impeller clearance and pipe strain
centrifugal pump. Additionally, the course describes the
preferred methods for installing, starting up and run-in          Maintenance and troubleshooting
for new pumps. Troubleshooting and solutions for com-
                                                                  • Routine maintenance concerns plus bearing and
mon pump problems are covered. Knowledge of these
                                                                    seal installations
areas allows the attendee to be better prepared to
maximize the service life and reliability of pumps in             • Lubrication systems
their facility.                                                   • Hands-on bearing failure
                                                                  • Indicators of pump malfunction
Course Description                                                • Troubleshooting hints and suggestions
The course curriculum is centered around pump main-
tenance and includes the theory behind the function of
the pump and its components. Topics are addressed in              Course Duration
a series of lectures, discussions, and hands-on work-             2 days
shops.
Pump classification and function
                                                                  A written examination is available for this course. Test
•   Different styles of pumps are covered
•   Basic concepts of pump function
•   Theory and design of centrifugal pumping
•   Basic information on pump curves, head, specific
    speed and proper pump operation




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             Root Cause Bearing Failure Analysis                                                      BMR 607


Recommended for                                                   Specific topics include:
Service, maintenance, machine repair, or plant/facility           Bearing function
engineering staff of an industrial plant, OEM facility,           • Learn how bearings support loads
institution, public utility or commercial building which          • Bearing types and their use
uses rolling bearings and related equipment. Managers
and technicians at industrial plants and OEM facilities           Mounting damage
responsible for rolling bearing performance and reliabi-          • Examples of improper installation procedures
lity. Rotating equipment engineers, reliability engineers,        Operating environment
millwrights, mechanics, and maintenance supervisors.
                                                                  • Bearing reaction to moisture, contamination, and
Those interested in rolling bearing and rotating equip-
                                                                    other external influences
ment performance.
                                                                  Maintenance
Course Objective                                                  • Results of poor maintenance practices
To provide inspection procedures and instructions for
analyzing failed bearings (due to mounting errors, heat,
                                                                  Lubrication
vibration, etc.) and their components. Students will              Effects of marginal and excessive lubrication
learn to determine the true root causes of bearing fai-           • Contamination and its effects
lures and its impact on service life. Furthermore key
                                                                  Vibration / Impact damages
aspects of machine reliability are explored.
                                                                  • How to identify this type of damage
Course Description                                                • Implement corrective actions to avoid damage
The Root Cause Bearing Failure Analysis course is                 Bearing failures
taught to the new ISO Standard 15243. The course is
                                                                  • Application specific
complemented with audio-visuals, lectures, hands-on
                                                                    - pumps, gearboxes, motors, fans, extruders,
training, and discussion of actual failures. Workshops
                                                                      compressors etc.
include failure cause studies, visual damage assess-
ment, failure mode detection and reporting.                       • See and inspect sample bearings that have failed -
Participants will analyze actual bearings from various            identify, and interpret actual bearing failures.
applications to assess the damage and apply the ISO
methodology to determine the root cause failure
                                                                  Course Duration
mechanism.
                                                                  2 days


                                                                  A written examination is available for this course.




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       BMR 608                     Bearing Lubrication

Recommended for                                                    Oil lubrication
Maintenance personnel and engineers responsible for                • Choosing the right lubricant: oil, quality standards
bearing lubrication, lubricant specification and lubrica-            and testing procedures
tion system planning and design.                                   • Effects of cleanliness and contamination
                                                                   • Using the new life theory to predict the effects of
Course Objective                                                     contamination on bearings
Upon completion, students will be able to evaluate and             • Effects of water ingress
select appropriate lubricants for a wide variety of rolling
                                                                   • Effective use of filtration and choosing the right
element bearing applications.
                                                                     filter
Course Description                                                 • Change-out intervals
This course covers real-world bearing lubrication in a             • Bearing housing design concepts
dynamic, skills-based learning approach. Upon course               • Comparison of oil delivery methods: static, wick-
completion, students will have learned the skills needed             feed, lifting rings, circulating oil, mist, air-oil, oil
to choose, apply and maintain lubricants, and lubrica-               spot
ting procedures in bearing applications plant wide. Case           • Determining oil flow rates
histories will be used to demonstrate concepts and sti-
mulate discussion. Students will be guided through                 Applying lubricants
examples, then apply the concepts to arrive at practical           • Determining lubrication quantities and intervals
solutions to their own in-plant situations.                        • Hands-on lubrication and relubrication procedures
Specific topics includes:                                            for pillow blocks, ball bearings, roller bearings,
                                                                     sealed and shielded bearings
Lubrication fundamentals
                                                                   • Machinery lubrication- relubrication requirements;
•   Functions of lubrication                                         electric motor, pumps, vibrating screens, gearboxes,
•   Basic definitions                                                fans, etc.
•   Lubricant additives and their effects
•   Avoiding surface damage in bearings                            Common errors/troubleshooting
                                                                   • Over-greasing, under-greasing, and mixing greases
Grease lubrication                                                 • Poor lubrication practices
• Grease functions and properties                                  • Corrective actions
• Grease delivery and metering systems
• Selection of grease type: choosing the right grade,              Other topics covered
  base, stiffness, and oil for your application                    • Standstill precautions, storing spare bearings, and
• Compute grease intervals and relubrication                         shelf life considerations, best practices
  amounts for a variety of application conditions,
  such as contamination, high or low temperatures,
  and vibration                                                    Course Duration
                                                                   2 days


                                                                   A written examination is available for this course. Test




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                    Advanced Lubrication Technology                                                   BMR 655


Recommended for                                                    Grease selection
Engineers and engineering managers who are regularly               • Methodologies for selecting the best grease for a
working with bearing lubrication issues, maintenance                 given application
engineering managers, reliability managers and staff.              • Selection methodology will cover both sealed and
Managers and technicians at industrial plants and OEM                open bearings
facilities responsible for rolling bearing lubrication per-        • Three practical methods will be demonstrated and
formance and reliability. Rotating equipment engineers,              practiced
reliability engineers, and maintenance supervisors.
                                                                   Grease life
Course Objective                                                   • New and advanced grease life calculation methods
                                                                     which take into account the improved performance
Provide the knowledge and practical skills to select the
                                                                     of individual modern greases, and the effect of the
best lubricant (oil or grease) for rolling element bea-
                                                                     operating conditions of the application
rings in industrial applications, and apply the best lubri-
cation practice for these applications.                            Grease tests
                                                                   • Grease tests and how to apply test results for
Course Description                                                   optimal grease selection
Specific topics covered in this course include:
                                                                   Lubrication practice
Fundamental lubrication concepts
                                                                   • Practical guidelines on how best to apply greases
• Role and function of lubricants                                    and oils
• Discussion of rolling element bearings, including                • Relubrication practices
  viscosity, oil film thickness, and primary lubrication
                                                                   • Lubrication-related bearing failures
  regimes
                                                                   • Cleanliness and best practice
Oil and grease
                                                                   • Lubrication practices for common machinery;
• Selection of grease or oil as the lubricant                        motors, pumps, compressors, fans, gearboxes,
• Performance aspects of oils and greases                            vibrating screens, crushers, etc.
Oils                                                               Attendees receive a comprehensive binder with a
• Different oil types and their function in bearing                wealth of information on oils and additives, proper-
  lubrication                                                      ties greases, viscosity charts, compatibility charts,
• Viscosity calculations, viscosity dependence on                  etc.
  temperature and pressure
• Oil additives, their role and function                           Prerequisites
Oil selection                                                      One to two years of fundamental knowledge or field
• Basic oil selection methodology                                  experience with industrial applications is desirable.

Greases                                                            Course Duration
Thickener types, base oils and additives, and their                3 days
effects on grease performance in rolling bearings
• Lubricant compatibility when mixed with each other
  or when applied to bearing and seal materials




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     PRM 801                     Proactive Reliability Maintenance™ Skills

Recommended for                                                  world-class practices in a cost and time effective man-
                                                                 ner. An introduction to machinery vibration and condi-
Maintenance personnel responsible for machinery
                                                                 tion monitoring will enable mechanics to take basic
repairs; however, all plant personnel can benefit from
                                                                 readings to check their own work as well as better sup-
the information presented in this course. Managers and
                                                                 port current condition monitoring programs.
supervisors who oversee maintenance activities will
gain an understanding of the support and tools requi-              This course covers most rotating machines in any
red to become truly proactive.                                   industry but emphasizes coupled horizontally mounted
                                                                 machines with rolling element bearings and belt-driven
Course Objective                                                 machinery.
Provide information and training that enables plant               On-site programs can be designed to address specific
personnel to increase productivity by improving the              machinery or maintenance concerns.
performance and reliability of rotating machinery.                 The course includes the following topics, with an
                                                                 emphasis on providing solutions to specific maintenance
Course Description                                               and reliability problems:
Profitability and meeting customer quality and delivery          • Overview of proactive and precision maintenance
demands are top priorities in any company.                       • Fundamentals of machinery vibration and condition
Improvements in machinery reliability can provide                  monitoring with an emphasis on basic troubleshoo-
significant contributions to these goals. However, count-          ting techniques
less maintenance programs and fads have largely failed
                                                                 • Precision shaft alignment utilizing a variety of tools.
to impact reliability or maintenance costs because they
                                                                   Inspection, preparation, and process optimization
have not addressed the fundamental way maintenance
is being performed.                                              • Improving rotor balance through specifications and
                                                                   precision assembly. Techniques to make any
  The best plan cannot meet expectations unless main-
                                                                   machine run more smoothly
tenance personnel have the knowledge and tools to
perform truly proactive and precision maintenance.               • Maximizing rolling element bearing life - installa-
                                                                   tion, handling, lubrication, and inspection
  SKF has designed the Proactive Reliability
Maintenance Skills course to address real industry               • Belt-driven machinery - assembly, alignment, ten-
needs in a practical format utilizing hands-on exercises           sioning to obtain maximum belt and bearing life
to teach and demonstrate the relationships between
precision techniques and machine
performance.
                                                                 Course Duration
                                                                 5 days
  A seasoned millwright or an apprentice will both
benefit from the back-to-basics information presented
in this course. From rotor assembly to shaft alignment           A written examination is available for this course.
to the start up of the machine, students will learn to
employ




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               Proactive Reliability Maintenance™                                                        PRM 802
                   for Managers and Supervisors
Recommended for                                                     This course provides a detailed look at reliability and
                                                                  influencing factors and presents a practical approach to
Corporate and plant management and supervision per-
                                                                  improving machinery reliability in any industry.
sonnel responsible for plant production and maintenan-
ce performance. Plant engineering, planning and sche-              The course includes the following topics, with an
duling, purchasing, and reliability personnel will also           emphasis on solutions over theory:
benefit from this comprehensive program.                          • Definitions of reliability based on industry and
                                                                    application
Course Objective                                                  • Failure sources
Provide information and training that enables corporate           • Beyond root cause - root prevention
and plant level management to successfully implement
                                                                  • Reliability within the traditional maintenance
precision and proactive maintenance practices towards
                                                                    models
a goal of improved reliability and profitability.
                                                                  • Overview of condition-based maintenance and
Course Description                                                  common pitfalls
Improving the reliability of plant machinery is the key to        • Implementation of reliability - key steps towards
gaining or maintaining a competitive advantage.                     positive change
However, many companies continue to struggle with                 • Conducting a maintenance practices assessment
poor reliability in spite of repeated improvement efforts.        • Monitoring performance and improvement - key
   The basis for success is changing the fundamental                performance indicators
way maintenance is performed. Few maintenance pro-                • Overview of common machinery problems, their
grams have addressed this important topic.                          correction, and their prevention
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and
                                                                  • Precision and proactive mechanical maintenance
condition-based maintenance programs can provide
                                                                    techniques
significant returns, but do little to modify actual hands-
on maintenance practices. Repeated premature failures
can be detected with condition monitoring and schedu-             Course Duration
led in the CMMS system at considerable savings over a             2 days
run-to-failure maintenance mode. A proactive and
precision approach, as presented in this course, identi-          A written examination is available for this course.
fies and corrects the root cause of the repeated failures.        Test Fee - quoted on request.
  Proactive and precision maintenance goes beyond
root cause failure analysis. It affects the way routine
                                                                  Proactive Reliability Maintenance™ is a trademark of SKF USA
maintenance is performed on all machinery, the way                Inc.
machines are operated, the specification and purchase
of machinery and replacement parts, and the way
maintenance and production are managed.




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     PRM 804
                                  Precision Shaft Alignment
                                  Laser Systems
Recommended for                                                   Specific topics include:
This course is designed for maintenance, engineering,             Introduction and overview
technical support, and management personnel whose                 • Review of shaft alignment fundamentals
job functions involve alignment of rotating machinery.
                                                                  • Advantages, disadvantages, and sources of error
The scope is appropriate for those who align machines,
                                                                    associated with various alignment methods
those who detect, investigate and resolve premature
machinery failure due to misalignment, as well as those           • Describing and documenting shaft offset and
who direct activities relative to alignment and machine             angular misalignment conditions
reliability.                                                      • Pre-alignment procedures
                                                                  • Review the three major phases of alignment
Course Objective                                                  • Review of dial indicator alignment methods
The course objective is to teach students how to align
                                                                  • Laser alignment systems overview
two coupled rotating machinery shafts to specified tole-
rances using a laser alignment system, including proper           Fundamental horizontal machine alignment
planning, rough and precision alignment processes per             processes
approved procedures.                                              • Setting up the laser system
                                                                  • Measuring and entering the dimensions
Course Description
                                                                  • Obtaining measurements
This course focuses on specific procedures for using
today’s laser alignment systems and the fundamental               • Interpreting results
concepts and skills required to perform precision align-          • Making moves/adjustments
ment.                                                             • Alignment completion
  The unique approach provides not only an unders-                Dealing with alignment challenges
tanding of the specific procedures to follow for the laser        • Base-bound and bolt-bound conditions
system being used, but also the foundation to unders-
                                                                  • Dynamic movement
tand why and how the system works the way it does.
                                                                  • Identify general types of soft foot and how to
  Up to 50% of this course consists of guided hands-on              detect and correct soft foot conditions
activities. It is requested that participants bring their
                                                                  • Effects of thermal growth on the alignment process
instruments to the course.
                                                                    and machine operation


                                                                  Course Duration
                                                                  3 days


                                                                  A written examination is available for this course.




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                                   Field and Shop Balancing                                            PRM 805


Recommended for                                                    • Amount and location of trial weight and balancing
                                                                     in one run
All condition monitoring specialists, engineers, and
supervisors responsible for improving machinery per-               • Rotor response, calibration factor and lag angle
formance and reliability. Those seeking strong practical           Single plane (static) balancing
skills in balancing rotating machinery to precision levels,        • Vector diagram solution to help understand single
both in the field and in the shop.                                   plane technique
Course Objective                                                   • Balancing without phase - 3 and 4 circle methods
To be able to successfully balance common machinery                • Instrument and calculator (computer) solutions
in the field. This includes proper diagnosis of unbalance,         • Combining or splitting correction weights. Two-
assessment of balancing requirements/ methods, data                  plane (dynamic) balancing
acquisition and balancing procedures, and special consi-           Two-plane (dynamic) balancing
derations for overhung rotors, unusual configurations,
                                                                   • Cross effect and the concept of “false” couple
and influences of other machinery.
                                                                   • Two plane solutions, instrument and/or calculator
Course Description                                                 Static and couple balancing
This course emphasizes hands-on balancing exercises                • When to use this approach
using tabletop rotor kits and instruments using optical,           • How to compute - calculator and vector diagram
laser and strobe light accessories for phase reference.            • What type of rotors respond to this approach
Proper vibration analysis techniques are reviewed to
differentiate imbalance from other problems such as
                                                                   Balancing machines
misalignment and resonance. Analysis techniques inclu-             • Hard bearing versus soft bearing
de typical unbalance signatures (FFT) with phase; bump             • Overcoming problems - thrusting, windage, and
test, run-up and coast-down tests, and time waveform.                gross initial unbalance
Precision balancing techniques can be applied to save              • Key conventions and compensating for tooling
balancing time in the field or in a shop-balancing                   errors
machine. Case histories are presented to illustrate
                                                                   • Balancing tolerances - Navy (Mil Std), API, ANSI,
single plane (static), two-plane (dynamic), and the static
                                                                     ISO for low speed balancing
and couple approach to balancing rotors of all types.
                                                                   • Why specify ounce inches or gram inches rather
Vibration analysis - the first step in field                         than mils or in/sec
balancing                                                          • Prove rotor balance using the traverse test
• Fourteen “votes” that confirm unbalance
• Resonance, misalignment and other problems that
  might “look like”                                                Prerequisites
                                                                   Six months experience using any type of vibration /
Unbalance - what balancing technique will be                       balancing instrumentation and/or a basic vibration ana-
successful?                                                        lysis or balancing course. Attendees are encouraged to
• Single plane, two-plane, or static and couple                    bring their data collector / analyzer / balancer with
  approach                                                         accessories in order to participate in the extensive
• Use amplitude and phase measurements to deter-                   hands-on exercises.
  mine approach
• L/D ratio & rotor response to trial weight can                   Course Duration
  confirm                                                          3 days


                                                                   A written examination is available for this course.




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     PRM 806
                                  Proactive Maintenance Planning /
                                  Scheduling and Work Management
Recommended for                                                   • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
                                                                    (CMMS)
Maintenance planners and schedulers, maintenance
supervisors, superintendents, and managers. All per-              • Handling emergent work
sonnel who support the work management process                    • Use of “Work-It-Now” (WIN) teams
(operations/manufacturing, engineering, materials                 • Use of minor maintenance
management, PdM, etc.) will gain valuable insight from            • Identifying, quantifying, and controlling mainte-
this training.                                                      nance backlog

Course Objective                                                  • Understanding the overall work flow process

Provide information and skills training required for effi-        • Planning and scheduling for outages and projects
cient and effective work management (planning, sche-              • Interdependency of bill of materials (BOM) with
duling, parts acquisition, coordination, and measure-               equipment nameplate data
ment).                                                            • Work coordination meetings
                                                                  • Determining critical path
Course Description
                                                                  • Post-execution reviews, closure, and follow-up
Specific topics covered in this course include:
                                                                  • Measuring the effectiveness of work management
• Work management and its significance within the
                                                                    (critiques and maintenance metrics/performance
  overall maintenance strategy
                                                                    indicators)
• Roles and responsibilities of work management
  personnel
• Work Order System – notifications, work orders and              Prerequisites
  activities, priorities                                          • Technical competency in chosen field
• Importance of planning standards                                • Familiarity with CMMS and Scheduling systems
• Importance of equipment history and documenta-
  tion
                                                                  Course Duration
                                                                  3 days
• Applying reliability maintenance to work manage-
  ment
• Planning basics – walkdowns, job hazards analysis,
  task planning, work packages, estimating, parts
• Scheduling basics – forecasting, coding, work coor-
  dination, staging parts and equipment, preparation
  activities, post-maintenance testing, returning
  equipment to service




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                                                                       Career Path Packages

RMI Career Path Packages are advance purchase programs for a specific set of courses designed to move the
student along the path to career goals. Available in Condition Monitoring, Proactive Reliability Maintenance and
Operator Reliability packages, each module is designed to be completed in one year. Career Path Package trai-
ning can be provided on-site or at an SKF facility.

Career Path prices are based on classes held at SKF training facility. Contact RMI for On-Site pricing.




Career Path Packages are designated as follows:
CP              – Career Path
CM              – Condition Monitoring Careers
PRM             – Proactive Reliability Maintenance Careers
OR              – Operator Reliability Careers
I / II / III / IV – Represents year one, two, three or four of career path package




                                                                     CP          XX            X




  Career Path



  School of Study
  CM            Condition Monitoring
  PRM           Proactive Reliability Maintenance
  OR            Operator Reliability Maintenance



  Year of Study
  I             Year one
  II            Year two
  III           Year three
  IV            Year four




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Career Path Packages

Career Path - Condition Monitoring
                  CP-CM I (MENA)                                                CP-CM II (MENA)

 CMTR 201      Introduction to Vibration Analysis                 BMR 608    Bearing Lubrication
 BMR 603       Bearing Maintenance & Service                      PRM 801    Proactive Reliability Maintenance Skills
 CMTR 500* Microlog and appropriate software                      BMR 603    Bearing Maintenance and Service
 CMTR 301      Machinery Vibration Analysis I                     CMTR 401   Machinery Vibration Analysis II

                  CP-CM III (MENA)                                             CP-CM IV (MENA)

 PRM 804       Precision Alignment – Laser Systems                BMR 607    Root Cause Bearing Failure Analysis
 PRM 805       Field and Shop Balancing                           PRM 802    Proactive Reliability Maintenance for
 BMR 655       Advance Lubrication Technology                                Managers and Supervisors
 CMTR 507      Introduction to the MARLIN®                        CM 304     Advance Machinery Diagnostics
               System – Operator Driven Reliability               CMTR 508   Introduction to Machinery Protection
                                                                             Systems

 * This course is a combination of CMTR 502 and CMTR 504


Career Path - Proactive Reliability Maintenance
                 CP-PRM I (MENA)                                               CP-PRM II (MENA)

 BMR 603       Bearing Maintenance and Service                    BMR 607    Root Cause Bearing Failure Analysis
 PRM 801       Proactive Reliability Maintenance                  CMTR 201   Introduction to Vibration Analysis
               Skills                                             PRM 802    Proactive Reliability Maintenance™
 BMR 608       Bearing Lubrication                                           for Managers and Supervisors
 Option A      Choose one from the list below:                    Option A   Choose one from the list below:

 A-PRM 804     Precision Alignment – Laser Systems
 A-PRM 805     Field and Shop Balancing & Certification Testing
 A-CMTR 201    Introduction to Vibration Analysis
 A-BMR 655     Advance Lubrication Technology


Career Path - Operator Driven Reliability
                  CP-OR I (MENA)

 CMTR 507      Introduction to the MARLIN®
               System – Operator Driven Reliability
 PRM 801       Proactive Reliability Maintenance
               Skills
 BMR 603       Bearing Maintenance and Service
 CMTR 201      Introduction to Vibration Analysis

 Note: Modules from the RMI On-line courses could also be considered

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                                                                               Course Registration

How to Register                                                Why Early Enrollment is important
Simply complete the registration form and send it to:          Space – Many classes fill quickly, so early enrolment
Reliability Maintenance Institute                              secures your seat in the classroom.
Attn: Training Coordinator                                     Course Materials – Course material will be provided.
See contact list below                                         Registering early assures room and adequate mate-
Payment Options                                                rials for all students.
Purchase Order:                                                If you need to enrol on short notice – Please
A copy of a Purchase Order is required. Send P.O.              contact the RMI Training Coordinator to verify the
with the registration form.                                    class you wish to attend is still open before sending
                                                               in the registration form and payment.
Course Location
The SKF RMI is located at various centres in the
                                                               Cancellations
Middle East – Dubai, Dammam, Cairo, Tehran.                    If you cannot attend the class for which you are
                                                               registered, your registration will be transferred to the
Each facility is equipped with computers and relevant          next time the course is scheduled.
training equipment.
                                                               Disclaimer
Start Times
                                                               While great care was taken to assure brochure
Classes start at 8:00 am and end at 4:00 pm                    content accuracy, SKF is not responsible for any
Exact timing will be communicated depending on the             errors or omissions. Information listed in this cata-
course. Lunch / Prayer break will be scheduled.                logue is subject to revision without advance notice.
                                                               Class dates and locations are subject to change.

United Arab Emirates        Saudi Arabia                      Egypt                         Iran
SKF Eurotrade AB            SKF Reliability Systems           CBA Egypt                     SKF Iran
322, Oud Metha Offices      P O Box 1017                      Sherifein St, 1               No11, Zoobin Alley,
Dubai                       Dammam                            Cairo                         Africa Ave, Tehran
Tel: +971 4 324 54 45       Tel: +9 66 3 882 2299             Tel: +202 3924039             Tel: +98(21)88776651
Fax: +971 4 324 40 22       Fax: +9 66 3 882 7027             Fax: +202 3933213             Fax: +98(21)88889319
E-mail:                     E-mail: nasico@alnajim.com        E-mail:                       E-mail:
thomas.kovoor@skf.com                                         a-salah@skfegypt.com          tooraj.khoshnazar@skf.com




      Reliability Maintenance Institute® Course Registration Form

      Name: _________________________________________________________________________________
      Company: _______________________________________________________________________________
      Title: __________________________________________________________________________________
      Address: ________________________________________________________________________________
      City: ____________________________________________________________________________________
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e- learning
SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute® (RMI) On-line

The SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute® On-line offers a comprehensive range of Introductory level courses.
The courses are self-learning on-line modules that you can take at your own pace and whenever it suits you.
These courses are designed to introduce you to the subject and are considered the pre-requisites for the
Intermediate level classroom courses.

Introductory level: e-learning course modules on-line
• Introduction to Asset Efficiency Optimization
• Introduction to Vibration Analysis
• Introduction toThermography
• Introduction to Lubrication Analysis
• Introduction to Bearing Basics
• Introduction to Alignment
• Introduction to Seals

Learn at your own place and pace:
The on-line area of SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute (RMI) offers an expanding range of e-learning courses
covering a range of topics. This enables self-paced learning to be enjoyed by the participant at the time and
place that best suits their situation.

Tutor Support:
Our "ask the expert" functionality provides the learner with direct access to our extensive network of subject
matter experts, ensuring maximum effectiveness of the learning experience.

Certification:
On completion of the course the learner can take a test and receive a certificate in the mail.

Structured learning path:
These e-learning courses are an integral part of RMI's extensive training portfolio. They are designed to comp-
lement the higher level courses that are delivered by our specialist training staff. Like RMI's face-to-face training,
RMI On-line courses are structured according to the five facets of SKF's Asset Efficiency Optimization (AEO) process.




For more information visit:               www.skf.com

                                          www.mena.skf.com




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                                                                              aptitudeXchange



About @ptitudeXchange
@ptitudeXchange is a web site that provides information to professionals from maintenance technicians to top-
level decision makers, enabling efficient and effective decision-making for improved reliability results.
Through @ptitudeXchange, customers gain access not only to SKF’s extensive knowledge and experience in
rotating equipment, but to a wealth of essential information from SKF’s alliance partners as well. These include
a range of machinery, component, software, instrumentation manufacturers, and more.
Part of @ptitudeXchange can be accessed for free after registration, while other parts require a subscription.
@ptitudeXchange focuses on three key categories to support your efforts to optimize asset efficiency:
• Asset Management – Achieving the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) of an asset with maximum availability,
  performance efficiency and product quality.
• Reliability Engineering – Maintenance strategy, improvement programs, procedures, targets, planning, systems
  implementation and evaluation, stores and spare parts planning.
• Mechanical Maintenance – Mechanical maintenance functions and tasks such as alignment, balancing, bearing
  installation, equipment history tracking and more.




www.aptitudexchange.com




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