Training seminars for electric motor testing

SKF training helps users of SKF equipment to optimize their predictive motor maintenance programs and motor repair/rebuild efficiencies to increase profitability. For detailed times, locations and pricing information, download the 2018 SKF Electric Motor Test and Monitoring Seminars brochure (click the link under "Training Schedule" in the right-hand column of this page).

Optimal plant operation and rebuild accuracy are among the most common objectives of maintenance and motor shop personnel. SKF motor theory basics and technology training courses offer more than traditional equipment training programs. These courses enable maintenance and motor shop professional to produce results from electrical motor programs that optimize plant and shop operation. These programs emphasize overall knowledge of motor theory coupled with basic and advanced operational knowledge of testing equipment. When completed, users of SKF electric motor test equipment have the ability to:
Boost productivity
Learn testing techniques that improve motor reliability, increasing plant efficiency or decreasing motor shop warranty work.btain the knowledge necessary to understand the health of critical equipment.
Make informed decisions
Learn how to acquire data that becomes the foundation for fact-based maintenance management.
Become proficient at troubleshooting
Understand basic motor theory and the reasons that motors fail increases the maintenance professional's ability to find problems quickly and return rotating equipment to service.
Extend maintenance intervals through increased knowledge
Knowing motor conditions plant-wide enables maintenance professionals the ability to time maintenance intervals to suit process watch lists.
Avert costly downtime
Motor failure costs industries hundreds of thousands of dollars or more each year. Learn the techniques and obtain valuable information to detect motor problems prior to failure, avoiding costly downtime.
Increase efficiency of critical equipment
Businesses own equipment that is critical to their unique processes. Ensuring these machines' reliability is paramount to profitability of the plant. Obtain the knowledge necessary to understand the health of critical equipment.

Training options

Seminar locations
The SKF training/seminar team in Fort Collins, Colorado, can work with you to arrange a training programme that is convenient for you. From introductory to advanced courses, SKF can develop a training seminar that fits your schedule.

We have a variety of training courses held at a variety of locations - at our facility, across the country, or we can bring the course to you!

SKF USA-Fort Collins Training Center
SKF offers scheduled traditional classroom courses in the United States at the Fort Collins, Colorado location throughout the year. Classes at the Fort Collins location include all course materials, most meals and lodging for the duration of the course.

Regional courses
SKF offers condensed versions of training courses regionally across the country at various locations and times. If there is not a course scheduled in your region, or if you have several plant locations in a certain area, a course can be conducted at an SKF location in your part of the country.

On-site courses
All courses can be held on-site in your plant at a mutually convenient schedule. On-site training brings the instructor expertise and all materials into your plant so that you see applications directly on your equipment.
Seminar schedule

2018 Electric Motor Test and Monitoring User Group Conference
  August 13-15, 2018 (Portland, OR)

Intro to Electric Motor Testing/Monitoring Technologies
  March 6-7, 2018 (Atlanta, GA)
  May 15-16, 2018 (Chicago, IL)
  June 12-13, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  July 23-24, 2018 (San Francisco, CA)

Electric Motor Predictive Maintenance
  March 27-28, 2018 (Charlotte, N.C.)
  April 24-25, 2018 (San Francisco, CA)
  August 27-28, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  September 18–19, 2018 (Columbus, OH)
  October 2-3, 2018 (Orlando, FL)
  November 13-14, 2018 (Houston, TX)

Level I Static Motor Testing
  March 13–15, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  September 11–13, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)

Level II Static Motor Testing
Prerequisite: Level I Static Motor Testing
  May 8–10, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  November 6-8, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)

Level I Dynamic Motor Monitoring
  February 20–22, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  July 10–12, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)

Level II Dynamic Motor Monitoring
Prerequisite: Level I Dynamic Motor Monitoring
  April 10–12, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
  October 16–18, 2018 (Fort Collins, CO)
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