In these courses, we will cover:

  • Sound Theory and Ultrasonic Principles
  • Electrical and Mechanical Inspection
  • Bearing Monitoring, Trending, Lubrication, and Analysis
  • Condition-Based Lubrication
  • Reporting
  • Leak Detection
  • Steam Traps and Valves Inspection
  • Compressed Air Leak Surveys
  • Improve Asset Availability and Profitability

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Certification Requirements for Level I, II, and III
  • Applications
  • Sound Theory
  • Equipment Descriptions
  • Equipment Identification Exercise
  • Hands-On
  • Practical Test

  • Introduction
  • Theory – Leak Physics
  • Leak Inspection
  • Applications – Organizing and Conducting A Compressed Air Leak Survey
  • Proper Equipment and Sensor/Accessory Selection
  • Proper Equipment Set-Up
  • Leak Inspection Techniques
  • Locating and Measuring Leaks
  • Documentation Report Generation
  • Practical Test

  • Introduction
  • Electrical Inspection
  • Theory – Physics of Electricity
  • Corona, Tracking, and Arcing – Cause and Effects
  • Proper Equipment and Sensor/Accessory Selection
  • Proper Equipment Set-Up
  • Techniques for Safe Inspection of Energized Electrical Systems
  • Introduction to Analyzing Sound Files, Gauging Severity of Electrical Anomalies
  • Case Studies
  • Structure-borne Ultrasound Theory
  • Troubleshooting Valves, Compressors, and Hydraulic Systems
  • Practical Test

  • Steam Trap Inspection
    • Steam Physics – Steam Trap Overview
    • Proper Equipment and Sensor/Accessory Selection
    • Proper Equipment Set-Up
    • Steam Trap Inspection Techniques
    • Practical Test
  • Mechanical Inspection
    • Mechanical Condition-Monitoring Inspection Physics
    • Proper Equipment and Sensory/Accessory Selection
    • Proper Equipment Set-Up
    • Bearing Inspection/Condition-Monitoring Techniques
    • Route Creating and Data Management
    • Practical Test
    • Exam Review

  • General, Specific, and Practical Examination

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Review Sound Theory and Principles of Ultrasound
  • Review Software – Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting
  • Student Case History Presentations
  • Practical Test

  • Leak Inspection
  • Theory Review
  • Pressure Leaks
  • Vacuum Leaks
  • Flow Rate Charts, Conversion Formulas and Cost Analysis
  • Develop a Compressed Air Program/Procedure
  • Student Case History Presentations
  • Practical Test

  • Theory and Inspection Methods Review
  • Electrical Inspection
  • Ultrasound Events/Heat Events
  • Spectral Analysis: Recording, Using Overlays, Developing Configurations, Analyzing
  • Develop an Electrical Inspection Program/Procedure
  • Structure-Borne Ultrasound
  • Theory Review Valve Inspection
  • Configuring Instruments, Software for ABCD Record Keeping and Reporting
  • Review of Compressors
  • Practice Test

  • Theory and Procedures on Steam Trap Inspection Review
  • Mechanical Inspection
  • Software for Steam Trap Record Keeping, Data Logging, and Steam Cost Analysis
  • Bearings – Monitoring, Trending, and Lubrication
  • Spectral Recording and Analysis – Ultratrend Setup, Upload/Download, Alarm Groups, Trend Reports
  • Develop A Bearing Detection/Lubrication Best Practice Procedure
  • Student Technology Presentations
  • Practical Test

  • Review of Materials for Final (45 min)
  • Final Examination (2 hours)

UPCOMING TRAININGS

CAT I

19 - 23 February, 2024
Poland CAT I Certified Training Course

Ultrasound Seminar in Swedish on Ultrasound for Predictive Maintenance and Energy Savings

22 February, 2024
Sweden (Scandic S:t Jörgen, Stora Nygatan 35, Malmö) Training Sessions – Swedish

CAT II

26 - 01 March, 2024
Rotherham, UK CAT II Certified Training Course

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