Lubrication Technology


Code Date Venue Fees Registration
M/8 13 - 17 Jan Cairo 1600 USD Register Now
M/8 14 - 18 Jul Cairo 1600 USD Register Now

Course Objectives

  • Provides participants with detailed knowledge on the available types of lubricants and their additives, specifications and testing
  • Also, to discuss in detail the problems of lubricants application

Course Modules

Module 1: Types of Lubricants and their Manufacture

  • Mineral oils
  • Animal and vegetable oils
  • Synthetic liquids
  • Miscellaneous fluids
  • Greases - Solid lubricants

Module 2: Properties and Specifications of Lubricants

  • Viscosity
  • Specific gravity
  • Specific heat
  • Acidity
  • Saponification value
  • Flash – point
  • Water and sediment

Module 3: Lubricating Oil Additives

  • VI improves
  • Antioxidants
  • Dispersants
  • Detergents
  • Anti wear agents
  • Friction modifiers
  • Extreme pressure agents
  • PP Depressants
  • Antirust agents
  • Antifoam agents

Module 4: Lubricants Applications and Problems

  • Automotive Gasoline engine lubricants              
  • Gas turbine lubricants
  • Lubrication of marine diesel propulsion engines
  • Lubrication of automotive diesel engines
  • Lubrication of electrical equipment.
  • Lubrication of metal working equipment.              
  • Textile machinery
  • Lubrication in steam turbines
  • Deterioration in steam turbines
  • Health and safety in lubricants handling and use
  • Disposal of used oil 

Target Audience

This course is directed to maintenance and operation engineers, supervisors and senior technicians. It will also be of benefit to laboratory chemists responsible for testing and evaluation of new oils proposed for use and giving advice on the suitability of used oil for continuous performance without change.

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