Bearing Technology and Maintenance


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Course tuition includes all course presentations, Student Reference Manual. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

Course Overview

Learn world’s best practices in bearing applications, principles of mounting and dismounting from engineers using the correct fitting & removal tools and techniques including clearance reduction, axial drive up, hydraulic nut withdrawal sleeve and oil injection methods.
Turtle Tough has aligned this course to the National Metal & Engineering Competency Standards Unit MEM18005B and deliver this course under the auspice of TAFE SA in Australia.

Course Benefits

  • Small class sizes
  • Wide range of equipment provided
  • Experienced instructors
  • Comprehensive course notes
  • World-wide recognized certification

Course Objectives

  • Understanding principles of balancing Selecting the most appropriate procedure to be applied to selected balancing situations
  • Understanding procedures for setting up the component to be balanced
  • Understanding procedures for operating the balancing equipment
  • Understanding procedures for recording out of balance readings
  • Learn methods of rigid and flexible rotation balancing
  • Understanding the techniques of single and multiple plane balancing
  • Learn the appropriate balancing technique for given balancing situations
  • Learn procedures for balancing out of balance equipment

Who should apply?

  • Maintenance Technicians – understand how to fit and remove bearings using the correct tools and techniques, lubrication & cleanliness, bearing storage & handling
  • Reliability & Engineering – a selection of the right bearing, lubricant and sealing arrangements for specific applications, appropriate dimension and for housings and shaft, incorporate appropriate bearing mounting and dismounting requirements into the design and work instructions.


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