Rotating Machinery Alignment Techniques: Scqf Level 6
About this course
This course is a Credit Rated course which leads to a formal qualification upon completion. The course is recognised within the SCQF framework and contributes to an individual’s Continued Professional Development (CPD).
Mechanical Engineers and Technicians requiring to gain a competent level in the alignment of rotating machinery.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand the basic principles of rotating machinery alignment techniques.
- Understand safe working practices associated with rotating machinery alignment.
- Demonstrate the ability to prepare an area for work.
- Apply a performance and condition test of mechanical plant and apply needed adjustments.
- Gain knowledge of the health and safety issues regarding rotating machinery alignment techniques.
- Introduction to various power transmission devices.
- Use of dial test indicators to measure face & rim run out on drive hubs.
- Definitions of misalignment conditions & how to accurately determine these using dial test indicators for ‘face & periphery’ and ‘reverse alignment’ techniques. Practical exercises concentrate on reverse alignment and calculation of shim requirements
- How to position offsets to allow for thermal & dynamic growth of machine casings
- Preparing alignment records & reports.
- Alignment of machine shafts using modern laser alignment equipment, practical exercises.
Each delegate will undertake an open book multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.
SCQF Credit Rated Certificate.
Required Instructor Qualification/Experience
- SVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
- Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience
- A1 or equivalent Workplace Assessor
- ASET approved Training Instructor
2/6, course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.
- Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.
- PPE Requirements: Safety Footwear, Coveralls, Safety Glasses, Gloves
Notes to Customers
To set up a course specifically for your company or if the advertised dates are not suitable, please contact the ASET Customer Service Team to enquire about additional dates.
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