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Mechanical Drives & Power Transmission

This training program is eligible for an early bird discount of $100 if registered 60 days out (or more) and will be automatically applied at checkout!


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3 Days


At the end of this training program attendees will be able to:

  1. Perform proper installation tensions, alignment, lubrication, and bearing selection
  2. Perform routine maintenance
  3. Identify failing drives and select appropriate remedies

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  • Why You should take this training program

    Participants of our mechanical drives and power transmission training will learn to install and maintain mechanical drives. This includes, examining all the common mechanical drives including belts, chains, and gears; learning the roles of proper lubrication, bearings, proper alignment and fastening techniques, troubleshooting; and, spotting the symptoms of failure and selection of the appropriate remedy.

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Contact Hours
    Upon completion of this training program, the attendee will receive a certificate of completion. Please contact your state or local licensing agency to determine if this training program is accepted for Continuing Education recognition by the agency.

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  • Who Should Take This Training Program

    This mechanical drives training program is an excellent cross-training opportunity for plant and process engineers, maintenance mechanics, supervisors, machinery designers and field service personnel.

    Professions that can benefit from our mechanical drives training include:

    • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
    • Owners & managers
    • Support staff
    • Warehouse employees
    • Maintenance Technicians
    • Energy management personnel
    • Electricians
    • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
    • Building engineers
    • Building managers & superintendents
    • Plant & facility managers
    • Stationary engineers
    • Safety directors
    • Multi-craft personnel
    • Anyone who needs cross-training on motors and drives
  • What You'll Learn

    Topics covered during this training include:

    • Introduction to Mechanical Power Transmission
    • Prime Movers
    • Bushing, Keys and Keyways
    • General Lubrication Considerations
    • Clutches and Brakes
    • Mechanical Variable Speed Drives
    • Bearings
    • Belt drive systems
    • Gear drive systems
    • Chains
    • Couplings
  • Training Program Description

    Mechanical Power Transmission

    • Laws of motion
    • Mechanical advantage
    • Basic machines
    • Friction

    Prime Movers

    • AC synchronous
    • Operating characteristics
    • Selection considerations

    Bushings, Keys & Keyways

    • Square, flat, tapered, Woodruff keys
    • Tapered, QD and split bushings
    • Sizing and fit
    • Symptoms of failure

    General Lubrication Considerations

    • Oil vs. grease: quantity and frequency

    Clutches & Brakes

    • Mechanical, friction, centrifugal and plate clutches
    • Mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electric brakes

    Mechanical Variable Speed Drives

    • Bearings
    • Belt drive systems
    • Gear drive systems
    • Chains
    • Couplings
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    Training Program Pricing

    3-Day Hands-On Lab + Lecture: $1,795 / Participant

    This training program may be included with other training or as a standalone course. As such, training time depends on training program length as determined by your outcome goals. Please call (800) 922-2820 or Contact NTT Training to discuss pricing and your unique training needs.

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