Stephenson Building, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NE1 7RU

last chance to book: Gear Wear & Failure Recognition.

Date: 30th October 2019.

Location: Design Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Cost: Member – £202.50 / Non Member – £375

The BGA Gear Wear and Failure Recognition seminar gives delegates an insight into the appearance and underlying causes of gear failure modes. No prior gear knowledge is required. It provides gear manufacturers and users with the necessary skills to examine, assess and recognise common gear failure modes. The seminar content is applicable to gear designers, gear service personnel, operators and users of valuable equipment, inspection and certification bodies who need to confidently examine gears and gearboxes and those new to the gear industry.

The Seminar will cover:

  • How gears work and how they fail and wear
  • Failure recognition strategy
  • An introduction to the common investigation methods and equipment used to establish the root cause of a failure
  • An introduction to the ISO 10825 failure modes standard and supporting ISO standards o Case studies
  • Failure recognition- a chance to test your failure recognition skills with 20 failed gear samples

Key skills and knowledge:

At the end of the seminar you will be able to recognise the common failure modes, understand their causes and you will be able to confidently examine failed gears. You will appreciate what is considered normal wear and what could potentially be a problem and know the appropriate action to take.

From introductory classes to more in-depth specialist Gear training we have all of your gear training needs covered. Our courses are suitable for all sections of the Gearing community from students to apprentices starting out in their careers to experts wanting to hone their skill or get up to date with latest developments.

Most of our training is CPD Accredited contributing to your professional development.

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