SKF launches SKF Self-Learning Tools

2005 May 05, 13:28 CET

Computer Based Training Packages on Condition Monitoring & Vibration Analysis

Chennai, April 25, 2005: SKF, the world's leading technology and solutions provider of bearings and units, seals and sealing solutions, condition monitoring systems and maintenance related services to the Aerospace, Automotive, Electrical and Industrial segments such as Cement, Steel, Power, Paper etc, today announced the launch of SKF Self Learning Tools on Condition Monitoring and Vibration Analysis. Mr. Rakesh Makhija, Managing Director, SKF India Limited launched the series. SKF Self-Learning Tools are aimed at making learning effective, by being modular, relevant and easy-to-use.

SKF Self-Learning Tools have more than 30 tools in the offering and of these, five have been introduced. They are:
1. Vibration Analysis - Level 1: Basics of Vibration & Preliminary Analysis
2. Vibration Analysis - Level 2: Vibration Analysis & Problem Diagnostics
3. Vibration Analysis of Industrial Fans
4. Diagnostics of Cement Plant Machinery
5. Dynamic Balancing – Level 1

SKF Self-Learning Tools are periodically updated to reflect current technology trends and practices. They are also a solution to finding the ‘right trainers’, delivering consistently in quality and content, at competitive prices.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Rakesh Makhija, Managing Director, SKF India Limited said “Our products, solutions and services will make our customers' business more efficient, competitive and more profitable. In our quest to provide solutions based on our knowledge and experience, we have developed the ‘SKF Self-Learning Tools’ - A revolutionary product of SKF Reliability Maintenance Institute. They are a one-stop solution for learners at various levels. The knowledge offered through these modules helps one to implement efficient maintenance practices at one’s own site immediately, thus accelerating the assimilation of new knowledge into good and efficient practices on the shop floor.” A commitment to continuous improvement in design, quality and dependability is the trademark of SKF bearings.

SKF Self-Learning Tools has been developed with the help of huge databases of SKF global network, experts, consultants and academicians from industries and renowned institutions. SKF Self-Learning Tools eliminate the need to take time off from work, to travel long distances to acquire knowledge, thereby reducing costs considerably. 

SKF Self-Learning Tools are designed in such a way that users can learn various topics of their choice at their own pace. These are ready references for persons on the job and also for students aspiring a career in condition monitoring and maintenance. Plant Engineers can gain more practical information with relevant case studies, apart from basic theories, practical tips and dos & don'ts. 

About SKF
SKF in India is 8500 MINR Company, has three production facilities and employs over 2000 people. With an extensive and growing network of over 225 distributors across the country, the company enjoys a dominant share in the market. The company offers integrated mechanical and engineering services, preventive and predictive maintenance, thereby enhancing the total life cycle of the customers' assets and helps reduce their 'total cost'. With its forward thinking approach, the organization has continuously maintained customer satisfaction by developing new high quality products and solutions.

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