Troubleshooting and Preventing Bearing, Lubrication, and Drive Failures

Troubleshooting and Preventing Bearing, Lubrication, and Drive Failures

Want to schedule a class? Contact Gary Hense, Director of Training, (913) 428-2817 or ghense@ibtinc.com.

Do you want to extend the life of your equipment and lower your maintenance costs—without using expensive monitoring equipment? Instructor Mike Pistone teaches participants to correctly select, install, and maintain bearings—reducing your downtime, and ultimately saving you money. Click here for more information about the training seminar.

What do you get from this class?

If you’re looking to extend the life of your equipment and lower your maintenance costs, then this seminar is for you. Instructor with 40+ years’ experience with mechanical drives, bearings, and lubrication teaches participants to correctly select, install, and maintain bearings.

The class also teaches how to correctly diagnose and fix a machine failure—without using expensive monitoring equipment. Instructor meets with you in advance to customize topics for your operational needs.  Beginners through experts.

Topics covered

  • Lubrication—oils, greases, viscosity, additives, operating temps, setting up a maintenance program, and more
  • Bearings—proper fit, troubleshooting, failure analysis, friction, loads, retainer styles, heating techniques, ABMA/ABEC class fits, and more

Who should attend?

Designed for anyone who experiences failures with v-belts, coupling, gears, chains, bearings, or lubrication. This class is a “must” for maintenance personnel, engineers, or anyone who handles mechanical drives.

About the presenter

Mike Pistone has over 40 years’ experience in the industrial distribution and engineering field—specializing in bearings, lubrication, and mechanical drives.  He has delivered more than 600 training programs at the smallest companies to the largest, including Fortune 500 firms—in manufacturing, processing, and power utility plants throughout the U.S.

Scheduling a class

To schedule a class, or ask additional questions, please contact: Gary Hense, Director of Training, (913) 428-2817 or ghense@ibtinc.com.

Limit 30 participants | Fully customizable to your team’s needs | 1-3 days classroom | Up to 2 additional days of hands-on training at your plant site

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