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MECHANICAL CONCEPTS TRAINING PACKAGE

The Mechanical Concepts Training Package provides a complete mechanical training curriculum for students and teachers. Our Mechanical Concepts Training Package enables companies who conduct in-house mechanical training to facilitate the training using a subject matter expert. Start your customized mechanical training with our 26 years of world class maintenance experience.

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OUR MECHANICAL CONCEPTS TRAINING PACKAGE INCLUDES

TRAINING SIMULATOR (1)

  • Portable workstation with industrial, real world plant components
  • Matches perfectly to Lab Guide with step by step instructions
  • Folds up for easy storage
  • Non-skid rubber feet
  • Dimensions: 25.25″ x 13.5″ x 10.5″

INSTRUCTOR GUIDE (1)

  • Lesson Plans: a complete guide for the instructor that clearly describes the learning objectives, materials needed, and topics to be covered for each of the sessions
  • Lesson Content: text, images, and diagrams that help to demonstrate the concepts in the session
  • Hands-On Activities: each session includes instructions for each hands-on activity
  • Post-test to assess student learning outcomes using measurable objectives

STUDENT PROFILE SHEET

  • Lists all skills that must be attained by students before passing the course; provides a guide for all curriculum

LAB GUIDE (1)

  • Step-by-step instructions and pictures to support all activities that utilize the training simulator

STUDENT GUIDES (2)

  • Lesson Content: text, images, and diagrams that help to demonstrate the concepts in the session
  • Hands-On Activities: instructions for each hands-on activity

STANDARD EQUIPMENT

  • Lockout kit
  • Measuring instruments
  • Bearing kit
  • Seal kit
  • Gear pump and tubing kit
  • V-Belt installation kit
  • Chain and sprocket installation kit
  • Valve kit
  • Fittings kit
  • Piping components kit
  • Shaft alignment kit

OPTIONAL TOOL KIT

  • 3/8″ cordless drill, straight screwdriver, 4 oz. bal peen hammer, 10″ adjustable wrench, pry bar, utility knife, 5/32 pin punch, safety glasses, shop towels, 3-in-1 oil

SUPPORT PACKAGE

  • Email and phone support by qualified MST experts upon request

Training Sessions

Session 1 – Industrial Safety

General Safety Guidelines, Safety Strategies, Accident Investigation, Working Safely with Machinery, Other Safety Devices, Hazards Assessment and Prevention, Characterizing the Nature of Identified Hazards, Hazard Prevention and Control, Safety Audits, Regulatory Agencies and Abbreviations, Visual Safety

Session 2 – Precision Measurements

Steel Rules, Micrometers, Verniers, Vernier Height and Depth Gauges, Mechanical Dial Instruments, Digital Instruments, Telescoping Gauges

Session 3 – Bearings

Antifriction Bearings, Bearing Design, Mounting of Bearings, Ball and Roller Bearings, Specialized Bearings, Bearing Maintenance and Installation

Session 4 – Seals

Function of Seals, Labyrinth Seals, Oil Seals, O-rings, Shaft Seal Installation, Sealing Requirements for Pumps, Mechanical Seals, Special Seals

Session 5 – Belt Drives

Introduction to Belts, Important Terms and Definitions, Types of Belt Drives, Types of V-Belts, Sheaves and Pulleys, Belt Replacement, Tension Calculation of V-Belts, Job Completion Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Session 6 – Chain Drives

History, Terminology, Safety, Codes and Standards, Chain Drives Versus Belt Drives, Chain Types Materials and Metric Incompatibility, Horizontal and Vertical Chain Drives, Sprockets, Chain Replacement, Maintenance

Session 7 – Gears and Gear Drives

The History of Gears and Gear Drives, Definition of Gears, Codes and Standards, Gear Safety, Common Types of Gears, Open Gear Drives, Enclosed Gear Drives, Enclosed Gear Drive Configurations, Preventative Maintenance

Session 8 – Piping Systems and Fittings

Piping Systems and Fittings, Codes Designs and Safety, Piping Maintenance, Piping Materials and Fittings, Tubing, Tubing Connections, Tubing Maintenance, Hoses

Session 9 – Shaft Alignment and Couplings

Importance of Shaft Alignment, Symptoms of Misalignment, Types of Misalignment, Preparation for Shaft Alignment, Shaft Alignment Methods, Installation of Non-Precision Shaft Couplings, Aligning Shaft Couplings, Precision Coupling Alignment, Reverse Indicator Method Using Graphing, Alignment of Multiple Machines, Laser Alignment, Shaft Couplings, Types of Couplings, Special Types of Couplings, Coupling Selection, Preventative Maintenance, Safety

Session 10 – Introduction to Pumps

History of Pumps and Pumping Systems, Types of Pumping Systems, Centrifugal Pumps, Specialized Centrifugal Pumps, Special Chemical Pumps, Turbine and Propeller Pumps, Flow Patterns, Special Propeller Pumps, Rotary Pumps, Reciprocating Pump Application and Parts, Metering Pumps

Session 11 – Centrifugal Pumps

Introduction to Centrifugal Pumps, Advantages and Disadvantages, Types of Centrifugal Pumps, Definitions of Pump Components, Types of Flow, Principles of Operation, Casing Materials and Configurations, Impellers, Impeller Suction, Characteristics of Centrifugal Pump Curves, Affinity Laws, Packing and Seals, Removing and Installing Packing and Seals, Packing Precautions, Mechanical Seals, Mechanical Seals Versus Packing, Types of Mechanical Seals, Installation of Mechanical Seals, Troubleshooting Packing and Seals