A Guide to Gear and Gearbox Technology

Course Location The Holiday Inn, Runcorn, Cheshire
Cost £0
Type of course in situ
Course provider Pump Centre - ESR Technology Ltd
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A Guide to Gears & Gearbox Technology

A comprehensive one-day training course for the users of gears and gearboxes.

This course is designed to help, train and update practising engineers in the specification, installation and operation of gears and gearboxes in modern plant. It will cover an introduction to gear operation, current design standards and manufacturing methods, but also consider how to specify and how to use a gearbox. It will review installation, lubrication, health monitoring and failure interpretation issues. It will conclude with a forward looking review of gear and gearbox technology. The course is relevant to all those who work with and use gears and gearboxes.


This course will:

€¢ Explain the fundamentals of gear contacts, geometry and the materials employed
€¢ Review the major types of gears and their diverse operational properties
€¢ Describe how to select a gearbox for a given application and the factors that need to be considered
Elements Include

€¢ Introduction to Gear Technology
€¢ Practical Application Aspects
€¢ Lubrication
€¢ Health Monitoring
€¢ Failures

The course is relevant to all professional, technical, project or design personnel who require an up-to-date appreciation of gear and gearbox technology and practice.

€¢ Show how to select and apply the correct lubrication
€¢ Teach what can be learnt from gear failure

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