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SKF Reliability Systems announces 2005 training schedule

Toronto, ON -- SKF Reliability Systems has released its RMI (Reliability Maintenance Institute) training schedule f...


February 10, 2005
By MRO Magazine

Toronto, ON — SKF Reliability Systems has released its RMI (Reliability Maintenance Institute) training schedule for 2005. The program is offered between March and December, 2005, in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.

The RMI program is a comprehesive offering of training courses designed to help plants eliminate machinery problems and achieve maximum reliability and productivity by using the very latest in precision maintenance techniques.

Courses offered include:

* Dynamic balancing of rotors
* Vibration analysis: Category I
* Bearing maintenance and service
* Root cause bearing analysis
* Practical application in bearing lubrication
* Bearing reliability in fan applications
* Bearing reliability in centrifugal pumps.


Two new courses added for 2005 include Dynamic balancing of rotors, which covers basic concepts related to unbalance; and Vibration analysis: Category I, which provides participants with an understanding of the value of a vibration analysis program, identifies the principles that rule the origin provided by vibration analysis and use of the theroretical knowledge provided in real situations to reinforce learning.

Participants have an opportunity to experience hands-on training, audio-visuals, lectures and open discussion. Courses are offered in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Sarnia, Thunder Bay, and Moncton. Sessions in Montreal are offered in French.

Course facilitators who are part of the SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute, collectively have over 180 years of experience.

SKF offer the training to all plant personnel levels that have an impact on machine reliability. Each course is designed to address a specific machine installation or maintenance problem and trains attendees to correct it.

For more information, contact the Reliability Maintenance Institute at 416-299-2877 or visit A program brochure listing dates and locations of the courses can be downloaded in Acrobat PDF format from the website.