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Event Calendar

Event: Lubrication Excellence 101 (3-Day)


Registration for this event is closed. Please contact Emily Lee at 309-677-4633 with questions.

May 22-24, 2017

The Lubrication Excellence work shop focuses on the following areas:
  • Selection of correct lubricants for equipment components
  • Lubricant application amounts & frequencies
  • Maintenance of lubrication properties
  • Lubricant testing
  • Troubleshooting & correcting lubricant problems
  • Maintenance & operation of lubrication systems
  • Building your lubrication program

Typical lubricants discussed are motor and bearing greases, gear and way oils, hydraulic fluids, compressed air lubricants, chain lubricants & spindle oils. Manual single point and centralized lubrication systems are examined. This workshop incorporates classroom training and shop floor exercises using the client’s current equipment challenges.

Optional second course includes MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Operations) Inventory Management 101 (3 days) on June 5-7, 2017.

NOTE: The workshops will incorporate a pre-assessment performed by each participant. This allows FOMS to customize the workshop to best suit their needs and deliver actual benefits. Additionally, each of these courses will include a ‘go forward’ plan to assist the clients to implement best practices learned in the workshops.

COST TO ATTEND: $1495 per three day session OR $2800 for the complete series. Grant funds are available from McHenry County Workforce for participating employers to help offset the cost of the training.

The deadline for registration is May 8th. Cancellations made within 14 days of the series start will result in 50% of the course fees.

Sponsor: IMEC, McHenry County Workforce Network

Presenter: Larry Bouvier, Fuss & O'Neill

City: Crystal Lake

Location: Variable Operations Technologies, 1145 Mitchell Ct., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Date: 05/22/2017

Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Status: Scheduled

Cost: $1495

Audience: Maintenance, Manufacturing Leads

Contact Name: Roger Shrum

Contact Phone: 815-298-7134

Contact Email: rshrum@imec.org