Examines leak prevention, gasket groups and classifications, installation and removal procedures, and gasket fabrication.
Examines hydraulics and pneumatics, fluid mechanics, Pascal’s Law, Boyle’s Law, and the mercury column experiment.
Takes a look at cylinder types and operation, hydraulic pumps, discharging, sewering, and recirculation.
Examines valve types and their purposes, cylinder packing procedures, and accumulators.
Addresses the purposes of lubrication, viscosity, types of lubricants and lubrication systems, SAE ratings, the lubrication chart, and safety precautions.
Addresses the types, uses and functions of bearings, dissimilar and similar metals, bearing composition, and how viscosity and lubrication affect bearings.
Examines bearing types, anti-friction bearings, metric and numbering systems, transmission units, pillow blocks, flange bearing units, clearance, relining, operating temperatures, oil contamination, and bearing cleaning.
Addresses lubricant functions, pump bearing life, pump bearing lubrication methods, and more.
Examines reasons and procedures for re-greasing bearings, and oil mist systems and their maintenance.
Addresses the use and types of compression packings, their materials, leakage control, removal and inspection, installation, reversal, size, and additional rings.
Examines the purposes of lip-type and squeeze-type packings, as well as O-rings, X-rings, and delta rings.
Examines belt drive styles, code marking, belt storage, formulas, drive alignment, installation, tension, maintenance, and the belt numbering system.
Explores the types, use, and parts of a mechanical seal, and how to protect it from damage.
Explores the parts, pitch, width, diameter, and identification of chain drives. Other topics include sprocket types, and the inspection, installation, and maintenance of chain drives.
Examines installation of roller and silent chains, use of measuring devices, alignment of sprocket wheels, shaft and chain adjustments, lubrication and maintenance of silent chains, and more.
Addresses proper roller installation, use of measuring devices and detachers, sprocket wheel alignment, shaft and chain adjustment, and installation, lubrication and maintenance of silent chains.
Examines pressure, pressure and liquid height formulas, types of head, and various pressure and pump calculations.
Explores different ways pressure is depicted, net positive suction head, available and required NPSH, and troubleshooting indicators and the factors that lead to them.
Examines shaft misalignment, couplings, coupling alignment methods and adjustments, and the effect of temperature during installation and operation.
Addresses the components and types of pump seals, seal arrangements, API flush plans, and mechanical seal maintenance techniques.
Examines situations where positive displacement pumps are used, types of positive displacement pumps, the principle of displacement, positive displacement pump operation, cavitation, and excessive discharge pressure.
Explores key components of centrifugal pumps, types of centrifugal pumps, pump standards, and pump maintenance techniques.