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  • The Lab in Conwy is now an official ATC for B.I.N.D.T (the only Laboratory based organisation in Europe)
  • Accredited to train to ISO18436 – Lubrication Management
  • Attendees from Finland, Norway, Germany, Nigeria & UK


 Course Content: Level 1 

  • Introduction to lubricants
  • Maintenance of lubrication devices and equipment
  • Storage, handling, dispensing of lubricants
  • Lubricant selection
  • Oil Sampling
  • On Site testing of lubricants
  • Common laboratory tests
  • Verification of collected data and interpretation
  • Input of laboratory data into spreadsheets/database
  • Maintain Oil analysis program/database
  • Undertake basic machine inspections/audits
  • Demonstrate basic quality knowledge in accordance with laboratory practises (ISO 17025)
Course Content: Level 2
  • Overview of Level 1 course
  • Setting up of machinery specific test-suites
  • Establish Lubricant Monitoring Programs
  • Failure Mode & Criticality Analysis
  • Management Reporting
  • Operate & Identify wear debris particle instruments
  • Preparation of reports & corrective actions on machines condition 
  • Manage & Trend analysis databases
  • Use of other CM Techniques (VA, Thermography)