Equipment Lubrication: Using Lubricants

3.9 9 Reviews SKU: AOEUL00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with some of the methods and devices used to lubricate equipment components such as bearings. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe the use of hand grease guns, pneumatic grease guns, grease cups, and centralized lubricators. They should also be able to describe the basic operation of drip-feed oilers, oil baths, bottle oilers, ring oilers, and circulating oil systems. In addition, participants should be able to describe the use of contact seals, labyrinth seals, and mechanical seals, and to describe how valve packing is lubricated.

Course Details


Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Lubricating with Grease
  • Describe two ways in which hand grease guns can be filled.
  • Explain why bearing housings should be checked for overheating before greasing.
  • Describe how to grease a bearing with a drain hole.
  • Describe a pneumatic grease gun.
  • Name two types of automatic grease lubricators.
  • Lubricating with Oil
  • List four items on a typical lubrication schedule or chart.
  • Name two ways that oil is dispensed from large drums.
  • Describe the operation of a drip-feed oiler.
  • Explain how an oil bath lubricates bearings and gears.
  • Name three ways to check oil level.
  • Explain how a bottle oiler maintains constant oil level.
  • Explain how a ring oiler works.
  • Describe a typical circulating oil system.
  • List three things to check in a circulating oil system.
  • Seals and Packing
  • State two reasons for using seals.
  • Define the following terms: "contact seals," "labyrinth seals," and "mechanical seals."
  • Explain why a noticeable amount of leakage from a seal can be harmful.
  • Explain how valve packing prevents leakage.
  • Explain why grease guns and lubricators are used on valves.

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