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Mechanical Drives & Power Transmission

presented by National Technology Transfer, Inc.
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Bring a trainer to your location to deliver this class for groups of 10 or more.

Summary

Participants of our mechanical drives and power transmission training will learn to install and maintain mechanical drives.

Workshop Description/Agenda

Participants of our mechanical drives and power transmission training will learn to install and maintain mechanical drives. This includes, examining all the common mechanical drives including belts, chains, and gears; learning the roles of proper lubrication, bearings, proper alignment and fastening techniques, troubleshooting; and, spotting the symptoms of failure and selection of the appropriate remedy.

What You Will Learn

Topics covered during this training include:

  • Introduction to Mechanical Power Transmission
  • Prime Movers
  • Bushing, Keys and Keyways
  • General Lubrication Considerations
  • Clutches and Brakes
  • Mechanical Variable Speed Drives
  • Bearings
  • Belt drive systems
  • Gear drive systems
  • Chains
  • Couplings

Workshop Agenda

Mechanical Power Transmission

  • Laws of motion
  • Mechanical advantage
  • Basic machines
  • Friction

Prime Movers

  • AC synchronous
  • Operating characteristics
  • Selection considerations

Bushings, Keys & Keyways

  • Square, flat, tapered, Woodruff keys
  • Tapered, QD and split bushings
  • Sizing and fit
  • Symptoms of failure

General Lubrication Considerations

  • Oil vs. grease: quantity and frequency

Clutches & Brakes

  • Mechanical, friction, centrifugal and plate clutches
  • Mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electric brakes

Mechanical Variable Speed Drives

  • Bearings
  • Belt drive systems
  • Gear drive systems
  • Chains
  • Couplings

Who Should Attend

This mechanical drives seminar is an excellent cross-training opportunity for plant and process engineers, maintenance mechanics, supervisors, machinery designers and field service personnel.

Professions that can benefit from our mechanical drives training include:

  • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
  • Owners & managers
  • Support staff
  • Warehouse employees
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Energy management personnel
  • Electricians
  • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
  • Building engineers
  • Building managers & superintendents
  • Plant & facility managers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Safety directors
  • Multi-craft personnel
  • Anyone who needs cross-training on motors and drives

Who Should Attend

This mechanical drives seminar is an excellent cross-training opportunity for plant and process engineers, maintenance mechanics, supervisors, machinery designers and field service personnel.

Additional Information

Training Provider: National Technology Transfer, Inc.

Course Topics: Industrial Training Training > Boilers & Chillers

Training Course Summary: Participants of our mechanical drives and power transmission training will learn to install and maintain mechanical drives.


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Live Seminar Dates/Locations

AUG 27-29    IN BALTIMORE, MD