Operator Performed Maintenance


301 Natural-Feed Lubrication Systems: Maintenance

Provides a step-by-step process for maintaining natural-feed lubrication systems that utilize bottle oilers. The course also explains how to use a grease gun to maintain optimal equipment lubrication.

302 Filter Maintenance and Line Cleaning

Describes the recommended preventive maintenance of common types of industrial filters and strainers as well as methods for cleaning lines, including backflushing and the use of utility pigs, in order to ensure optimal functioning of mechanical systems.

303 Connecting Flanges

Describes the types of flanges, types of flange faces, relevant pressure classes, gaskets, connection procedure, torqueing procedure, and follow-up leak testing.

304 Installing Blinds

Explains various types of blinds, how to safely install each type of blind, and precautions for line breaking.

305 Stopping Pipe and Flange Leaks

Explains how to repair flange leaks and how to make temporary repairs to pipe wall leaks and pinhole leaks with the use of mechanical clamps.

306 Gauge Glass Maintenance

Describes the proper cleaning procedures for gauge glass devices, highlights different cleaning methods, and lists appropriate measures for regular maintenance on gauge glasses.

307 Friction and Lubrication Basics

Explores different types of friction and lubrication for equipment and machinery. The course also describes the characteristics of oil and grease lubricants.

308 Natural-Feed Lubrication Systems: Monitoring

Explains how to monitor natural-feed lubrication systems that utilize bottle oilers, including steps for checking and adding oil to the system. The course also addresses the common contaminants of natural-feed lubrication systems.

309 Manways

Explains manway designs, safety precautions for removing a manway, and how to safely reinstall manways.

310 Natural-Feed Lubrication Systems

Describes the five types of natural-feed lubrication systems, including ring, bath, splash, constant-level, and wick systems.

311 Replacing Pressure and Temperature Gauges

Explains the procedure for the removal and replacement of pressure and temperature gauges and lists special precautions.

312 Pipe Fitting Basics

Explains the use of fittings in a piping system, methods of attaching fittings to pipe, various types of pipe fittings, and each fitting’s function.

313 Pipe Materials of Construction

Discusses the different type of materials used in piping systems, as well as their advantages and disadvantages.

314 Tube Cutting

Explains tubing cutters and how to use them. It also describes alternate methods of cutting tubing as well as cleaning and deburring methods.

315 Small Threaded Pipe Basics

Explains how to measure and calculate pipe lengths, cut and deburr pipe, thread pipe and install it, and then check for leaks.

316 Common Tools

Explores the types, purposes, and use of common tools used by operators during maintenance, including screwdrivers, wrenches, pliers, hammers, cutters, and other tools.

317 Tube Fittings

Describes flare tube fittings and ferrule tube fittings. It also covers connecting ferrule fittings and checking for leaks.

318 Tube Installation

Explains tube bending, good seals for tube fittings, and how to check for tube fitting leaks.

319 Valve Identification

Explains the different types of valves, the main components, and their purpose in piping systems.

320 Installing Valves

Explains the process of installing valves, including isolating and removing the old valve, installing a new valve, and checking for leaks.

321 Stopping Valve Leaks

Describes common areas for valve leaks, methods for stopping leaks, and the importance of lubrication.

322 Wrenches

Describes some of the common types of wrenches used for maintenance and their uses.

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