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Gear wear and failure recognition.

Due to popular demand we have added another date to our Knowledge Transfer Programme for the BGA essential Gear Wear & Failure Recognition training course.

Date: 30th October 2019
Venue: Design Unit Newcastle upon Tyne.
Tutor: Dr Brian Shaw

If you are, or have staff who are new to the gear industry, gear designers or gear service personnel this course will be for you. The course is also relevant for those involved with inspection and certification bodies who need to confidently examine gears and gearboxes and operators and users of valuable equipment.

About the Gear wear and Failure Recognition Seminar:

The 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 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.

This course is CPD Accredited for continued professional development.