Predictive Maintenance & Troubleshooting of Pumps and Compressors

Can be taken anytime
Course Type
Professional Training Course
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Course Fee

Course Overview

Pumps and compressors are generally critical machines in any production process and hence it is vital that maintenance is most effective for these units. This programme aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of how to use a combined predictive and preventive maintenance approach to achieve maximum reliability and greatest understanding of any deterioration that may occur.

Who should take this course

Engineers supervisory and technical staff involved in the monitoring predictive maintenance and troubleshooting of pumps and compressors.



Course content

Day 1 - Friction lubrication and wear mechanisms. Adhesive wear abrasive wear fatigue and fretting. Machinery life cycles. Mechanical issues balancing and alignment. Statistical reliability analysis.

Day 2 - Reliability models. Root cause of symptoms and detection mechanisms for imbalance. Root cause of symptoms and detection mechanisms for looseness. Root cause of symptoms and detection mechanisms for misalignment. Root cause of symptoms and detection mechanisms for gear problems. Root cause of symptoms and detection mechanisms for bearing problems. Cavitation causes and prevention.

Day 3 - Anti-friction bearings - types, lifetime mounting, applications related problems. Plain and pad bearings thrust bearings - operation maintenance incidents. Mechanical seals types operation related problems. Other seals for positive displacement pumps and reciprocating compressors. Performing a balance.

Day 4 - Vibration monitoring. Overall and spectral measurements. Vibration limits. Introduction to spectrum analysis. Lubricant monitoring. Shape size amount chemical composition of debris. Analytical techniques.

Day 5 - The role of condition monitoring in pump and compressor maintenance. Diagnostic methods. Capabilities and limitations of condition monitoring and the need for a combined approach. The importance of plant inspection. Measurement devices and what to monitor and where.

About Course Provider

London Training for Excellence offer a wide range of training courses in London for organisations and individuals who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the business world. With a great training centre in London, London TFE have everything that is needed to understand the basic needs of a business. Each course focuses on the ‘real-life’ issues a business could face and how to tackle them with ease.

London TFE have a team of enthusiastic leaders and instructors who share a passion for education and want to deliver that same passion to every individual who wish to take a business to succession. Each training courses London encourages individual to aim high and reach their full potential.

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