Bearing & Lubrication Reliability Masterclass

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Tuesday, 5 December, 2017 - 08:30 to Thursday, 7 December, 2017 - 17:00

Bearing & Lubrication Reliability Masterclass




K2 RCM Warwick Training Centre
WMG, University of Warwick, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

This 'Masterclass', presented by experts with extensive knowledge and experience in all of this subject matter, will cover the following, as a minimum:

  • Dynamic Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM) Introduction:
    • intro and fundamentals of dynamic RCM - the 7 questions - maintenance and reliability KPIs
    • How to determine if a task is technically feasible and worth doing - maint sched fundamentals
    • Failure data and randomness - continous improvement - RCM analysis software - FMECA - RCFA
  • PdM and CBM:
    • Maintenance evolution - PdM in RCM - benefits of predictive strategy - asset criticality
    • People engagement and change - education - oil sampling - acoustic emission - thermography
    • Ultrasound - vibration - tools and technology - TPM - OEE - cost benefits and ROI
  • Bearings and Tribology:
    • fundamentals - operating contexts and conditions - environmentally sustainability
    • Bearing, plain - ball - roller - shell - sintered - split - polymer
    • EDT corp range of bearings - high temperature - bearing load - bearing reliablity
  • Lubrication:
    • Oils and greases - cleaners - anti seize - properties - selection considerations
    • Proactive strategy - maintenance schedule management - training - context
    • Application - tooling - systems - recycling - sustainability - engineering hygiene

Aims of the Course:

This course will provide you with a thorough introduction and overview of the theory, principles, practical and managerial application and organisational benefits of Reliability-centred Maintenance (RCM), Predictive Maintenance (PdM), Condition Based Maintenance (CBM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Condition Monitoring (CM) applied to bearing and lubrication technology.

Learning Objectives:

Understand Dynamic RCM theory | Understand Dynamic RCM Principles | Be conversant with RCM terminology in accordance with SAE JA1011 and JA1012 standards | Practical Application of Dynamic RCM | Understanding of the importance of a continuous improvement culture | An awareness of RCM benefits at different levels within an organisation | Understand PdM | Understand CBM | Understand TPM | Understand CM | Understand application of the aforementioned applied to bearings and lubrication technology.

Target Audiences:

A 'Masterclass' designed for personnel who will wish to know more about RCM, PdM, CBM, TPM and CM applied to bearings and lubrication technology, and the Managers who are responsible for them and the assets and processes under review. Such personnel include Managers, Operators, Maintenance Technicians, Operations and Maintenance Supervisors, and Experts such as Process Engineers or Rotating Equipment Engineers.

Course Duration:

3 Days - non residential. Evening activity included subject to the group agreeing to it.

Course Cost and Discounts:

The cost for this course is £750.00+VAT per delegate. Early Bird, HM Forces, Civil Servant, Group and Other discounts are available. See our ticketing information for full details.

Methods of Instruction and Delivery:

Delivery is face to face and classroom based. Learning points are reinforced by examples. Discussion and engagement will be strongly encouraged. Exercises and case stidies and real life experiences (yours and ours) are used at several stages to ensure main points have been understood and assimilated.

Training Locations:

We are privileged to be collaborating with WMG at the University of Warwick - Read about WMG HERE.

For information about our Warwick Training Venue and how to get there, go HERE.

We can bring this and other courses into your organisation, and we do run scheduled public courses too. See our programme of course dates on Eventbrite and on our website HERE.

Your Expert Instructor(s) for this Masterclass are:

We will also have guest lecturers and experts from Warwick University providing specialist interest sessions on subjects such as: IoT, Industry 4.0, prognostic maintenance technology, A.I. in maintenance, etc. These subject sessions will be announced as they are confirmed.

About Us and Our Partnerships:

K2 RCM have broad, deep and robust personal and business relationships and partnerships with a number of subject matter experts and organisations. ALL of us have exceptionally positive attitudes, a wide range of knowledge, extensive experience and are considered leaders in our areas of interest. Our people will make the difference to your people!

About Our Principles:

Getting better every day | Building an asset and process knowledge base | Making RCM a way of life | Leading the Continuous Improvement Journey | Quality in Everything | 100% focused on delivery to our customers.

Training Needs Analysis:

Are you unsure of your organisational and business objective dependent training needs? Do you require help working out what skills, knowledge and experience your workforce should be learning and developing?

We can conduct training and learning needs analysis to provide you with an independent and robust training requirements specification so you know that your competency development pathway and journey will be specific and appropriate towards your business objectives.

Contact us: - we will exceed your expectations


  • Is the course residential? No, but we will provide a list of local good quality accommodation in our course joining instructions.
  • Is lunch and coffee included in the price? Yes. Please contact us if you have any specific dietary requirements.
  • What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event? All information for the Warwick Training Venue can be found HERE.
  • How can I contact the organiser with any questions? Feel free to email - or call +447708 385437 anytime.
  • What's the refund policy? Please email - or call +447708 385437 to discuss.
  • Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No.
  • Can I update my registration information? Yes. Please email - or call +447708 385437 to sort this out.
  • Is my registration fee or ticket transferable? Yes. Please email - or call +447708 385437 to discuss.
  • Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? Yes, but only by notification in advance. Please email - or call +447708 385437 to arrange.

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