Our goal is to bolster your employees’ knowledge in key areas

Fluid Life has an array of topics that we can customize to your liking in a private setting either at our Edmonton training facility or on-site at your location.

Machine Lubricant Analyst / Machinery Lubrication Technician Level I
The MLA/MLT Level I course is aimed at plant or shop technicians responsible for lubricating and maintaining machinery, whose daily activities consist of oil sampling, contamination control, handling, receiving and storing lubricants, oil changes, and basic machine condition monitoring.

Machine Lubricant Analyst Level II
The MLA Level II course is aimed at in-plant technicians responsible for the daily activities associated with lubricant analysis for machine condition monitoring. Activities include sampling, sample management, performance of simple onsite tests, managing test results and performing simple diagnostics. NOTE: Must hold Level I Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA) certification OR have a minimum of 960 hours experience and the knowledge base of the MLA I body of knowledge.

Lubrication Fundamentals
An in-depth look at core functions of lubricants, lubricating films, oil and grease properties, base oil groups, and additives. This section builds foundation knowledge necessary to understand the right application of the right lubricant at the right time.

Managing a Successful Program
Covers what it takes to implement and maintain a program, as well as how to evaluate its success. This section provides program managers with the basic concepts behind successful program, and multiple metrics for evaluation and improvement of their program.

Oil Sampling Techniques & Practices
Covers the various tools, locations and procedures that are required for taking representative samples. This section enables users to achieve the most accurate sampling location to suit their needs.

Oil Cleanliness & Contamination Control
An examination on the practices to prevent contamination of lubricants, as well as a discussion on filtration. This section enables users to understand the cradle-to-grave handling of lubricants and the necessary steps to keep it clean, as well appropriate filter selection for further conditioning.

Failure Modes
Provides a general understanding of various failure modes and the subsequent clues seen in the oil sample data.

Maintenance Philosophies
A review of the basic types of maintenance philosophy (reactive, preventive, predictive and proactive). This section contrasts the merits if each philosophy and how to strike an appropriate balance to match the correct philosophy for each component.

Data Interpretation Overview
An overview of common testing, alarm limits and interpretation guidelines. This section ensures core knowledge exists to understand and interpret oil analysis results.

Data Interpretation & Workshop
In-depth coverage of all the common testing, alarm limits and interpretation guidelines. This section provides a comprehensive review of the testing principles, limitations and interferences, with thorough discussions on proper identification of faults and the appropriate corrective actions.

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