Mechanical Drive Maintenance

This comprehensive videotape-based training program consists of six videotapes/DVD’s that train students to properly maintain gearboxes, mechanical drives, and couplings. It also shows techniques for coupling alignment and vibration analysis.

Audience: This program is excellent both for the training of maintenance personnel as well as for the multi-craft training needs of process and manufacturing facilities.

Gear Boxes (2 Tape Set)





Topics:

Gear Boxes – Tape 1

  • Gear Boxes
  • Component Inspection
  • Performing Precision Measurements
  • Installing Bearings & Oil Seals
  • Reinstalling the Bearing Covers & Checking Shaft Runout
  • Checking Backlash & Tooth Contact
  • Gear Designs

Gear Boxes – Tape 2

  • Periodic Checks
  • Lubrication
  • Removing & Installing the Oil Seals
  • Wormgearing Design
  • Worm Shaft Endplay
  • Wormgear Endplay & Positioning
  • Gear Box Maintenance Guidelines

Mechanical Drives, Couplings, & Alignment (2 Tape Set)


Topics:

Mechanical Drives, Couplings, & Alignment – Tape 1

  • Couplings & Alignment
  • Disassembling Couplings & Detecting Angular Misalignment
  • Detecting Parallel (Offset) Misalignment
  • Interpreting Alignment Measurements
  • Correcting Misalignment
  • Assembling the Coupling
  • Removing Belts

Mechanical Drives, Couplings, & Alignment – Tape 2

  • Installing Belts
  • Chain Drive Systems
  • Routine Servicing of Speed & Increasers
  • Major Overhaul of Speed Reducers & Increasers
  • Checking Gear Engagement
  • Vibration

Advanced Alignment


Topics:

  • Introduction to Alignment
  • Misalignment in the Vertical & Horizontal Planes
  • Detecting Misalignment
  • A Typical Alignment Kit
  • Measuring Bracket Sag
  • Mounting Dial Indicators
  • Taking Alignment Readings
  • Calculating Misalignment Corrections

Vibration Analysis


Topics:

  • Introduction to the Hand-Held Vibration Meter
  • Using the Hand-Held Vibration Meter
  • Storing the Hand-Held Vibration Meter
  • Introduction to the Vibration Analyzer
  • Taking Unfiltered Readings
  • Taking Filtered Readings
  • Taking a Signature Balancing
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