Mechanical Drive Maintenance

Course: ATS 341
Description: Covers alignment, particularly coupling alignment. Includes installation and maintenance of mechanical drives, from chain drives to enclosed gear drives.
Duration: 2.5 days

Mechanical and Fluid Drive Systems

Course: ATS 342
Description: Covers further details of drive maintenance, including brakes, clutches, and adjustable-speed drives. Also covers maintenance and troubleshooting of fluid drives and package drive systems.
Duration: 2.5 days

Bearing and Shaft Seal Maintenance

Course: ATS 343
Description: Covers plain bearings, their parts, dimensions, functions, and relining techniques. Continues with installation and replacement of antifriction bearings. Also covers linear motion bearings and shaft seals.
Duration: 2.5 days

Pump Installation and Maintenance

Course: ATS 344
Description: Covers basic pumping concepts. Describes required maintenance of packing and seals. Covers maintenance and overhaul of centrifugal pumps. Concludes with maintenance of rotary pumps.
Duration: 2.5 days

Valve Maintenance and Piping System Protection

Course: ATS 347
Description: Covers maintenance and operation of gate, globe, ball, plug, check, and special-purpose valves. Details actuators and various accessories. Explains valve selection based on application. Describes methods of protecting piping systems.
Duration: 2.5 days

Basic Mechanics

Course: ATS 301
Description: Covers force and motion, work and energy, and fluid mechanics as applied in industrial maintenance. Explains principles of operation for simple machines, such as the lever, inclined plane, wheel and axle, pulley, and screw. Explains the basic elements of industrial machines, as well as common measurement tools used to monitor and adjust equipment. Covers hand tools, power tools and fasteners, ending with a discussion of ways to reduce friction and wear.
Duration: 5 days

Lubricants and Lubrication

Course: ATS 302
Description: Covers a complete lubrication training program, including functions and characteristics of lubricants, factors in selection of lubricants, and effects of additives. Oils, greases, and other compounds used for lubrication are described, as well as their applications. Lubrication methods and recommended storage and handling procedures are included.
Duration: 5 days

Power Transmission Equipment

Course: ATS 303
Description: Covers belt drives, chain drives, gears and gear drives, adjustable-speed drives, shaft alignment, shaft coupling devices, and clutches and brakes.
Duration: 4 days


Course: ATS 304
Description: Covers principles and applications of various types of bearings, including plain journal, ball, and roller bearings. Explains installation, inspection and repair of bearings. Deals with specialized bearings, including powdered-metal, nonmetallic, and hydrostatic bearings. Covers bearing seals, lubrication, and maintenance practices.
Duration: 5 days


Course: ATS 505
Description: Covers typical applications of various types of pumps. Describes factors affecting pump selection. Explains operating principles of centrifugal, propeller, and turbine, rotary, reciprocating, and metering pumps. Includes special-purpose pumps, diaphragm pumps, and others designed to handle corrosive and abrasive substances. Covers pump maintenance, packing gland, seal, and bearing replacement.
Duration: 5 days

Piping Systems

Course: ATS 306
Description: Covers piping and tubing systems used for fluid transport in the plant: hydraulic fluids, steam, liquefied product, refrigerant, and water. Shows typical metallic and nonmetallic piping systems, pipe-joining methods, and how tubing and hoses differ from piping. Covers valves, pipe fittings, hangers, supports, and insulation, and shows how tubing is sized, fitted, bent, and joined. Explains uses of traps, filters, and strainers.
Duration: 5 days

Basic Hydraulics

Course: ATS 307
Description: Describes components of the hydraulic system and their functions, including filters and strainers, reservoirs and accumulators, pumps, piping, tubing and hoses, control valves, relief valves, and actuating devices. Covers a variety of cylinders and hydraulic motors.
Duration: 5 days

Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Course: ATS 308
Description: Covers understanding the systems, using schematic diagrams, installation procedures, cleanliness and safety. Includes tubing cutting, bending, and flaring, identification and selection of proper fluid, and charging the system. Discusses planned maintenance, specific repair/replacement recommendations, system diagnosis, and troubleshooting.
Duration: 5 days

Basic Pneumatics

Course: ATS 309
Description: Covers how work, force, and energy are applied to principles of pneumatics. Shows operating principles of reciprocating, positive displacement, rotary, and dynamic air compressors. Covers primary and secondary air treatment. Includes valves, logic devices, cylinders, and air motors.
Duration: 5 days

Pneumatic Troubleshooting

Course: ATS 310
Description: Covers pneumatic systems, schematic symbols and diagrams, installing system components, planned maintenance, system diagnosis, and troubleshooting. Includes maintenance of air compressors, control valves, air motors, electrical components, and hybrid systems.
Duration: 5 days
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