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Reliable Manufacturing® Boot Camp

Date: Feb. 26, 2018–Mar. 2, 2018

Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm

Location: Estabrook Hall Room 13

What can you expect to learn in Reliable Manufacturing BootCamp?

*This Boot Camp can be substitute for the RMIC Boot Camp if You take the traditional path to the RMIC, or You can do the entire ERMS 10 class series and complete a project and get the RMIC.*

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In many organizations we find people in leadership positions that may not have a technical background in Reliability or Reliable Manufacturing®. Formal education programs currently do little to prepare graduates to make good decisions around reliability in practical world of a modern industrial plant.

A wise man once said that you should

“ Never ask a question that you don’t have an answer for”

On the surface that sounds strange, but consider this… If you do not have enough information to formulate any kind of answer then whatever the response given to the question you have to accept it. If you have enough knowledge to have some kind of answer (right or wrong) at least you will have enough knowledge to be able to open a dialogue and therefore make a much more informed decision.

The purpose of the Essential Reliable Manufacturing® Skills Boot camp is to provide an introduction to the Essential Reliable Manufacturing® Skills series along with some practical application techniques that can be utilized and applied immediately upon return to the plant. Candidates will receive an overview of each the key elements to Reliable Manufacturing® . The numerous hands on activities in the class expose the candidates to the practical, hard skills needed to apply Reliable Manufacturing® techniques. The hands on activities create the ability to recognize what “good” looks like from a practical perspective. Candidates will then be equipped to return to the plant and perform some critical observations and challenges around their facilities’ performance around Reliable Manufacturing®.

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ERMS Boot camp has been carefully designed for anyone who has a role in reliability including Production and Maintenance leaders, supervisors, engineers, and lead hands. Reliability leaders, managers and engineers.

Members: $2,280

Non-Members:  $2,680

Includes: CEU Credit

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Seminar Duration 4.5 Days

Subjects including but not limited to 

  • Introduction to Reliable Manufacturing®
    1. What is Reliable Manufacturing®?
    2. How Things Fail
    3. Reliability Philosophies
    4. Metrics and Measures
  • Building a Strategy
    1. Essential Work Systems
    2. Asset Strategy Development
  • Determining Asset Health
    1. Vibration
    2. Infrared
    3. Ultrasound
    4. Oil Analysis
  • Machine Assembly and Installation
    1. Precision Maintenance®
    2. Assembly Errors
    3. Precision Alignment
    4. Balance
  • Identifying and Controlling Common Component Failures
    1. Introduction to Bearing Failure
    2. Bearing installation techniques
    3. Essential Lubrication Skills
  • Vibration analysis
    1. Analysis Process
    2. Identifying common problems
    3. Motor Condition Assessment Induction motor operation and failure modes
    4. Low voltage Offline motor testing
    5. Online testing

Pumps and pumping systems

  1. Understanding Pump performance
  2. Common Pump failure mechanisms
  3. Piping systems
  4. Bases
  5. Seals and sealing systems
  • Asset Care and Operation
    1. Introduction to Fluid power
    2. Gearboxes and power transmission devices
    3. Fans and Blowers
    4. Compressors
    5. Instrumentation
    6. Servos and Actuators
  • Root Cause Failure Elimination
    1. RCFE Thinking Process
    2. Documentation methods
    3. Forensic analysis
    4. Bearing failures
    5. Fasteners
    6. Materials
  • Applying Reliable Manufacturing® Principles
    1. How to change culture
    2. Psychology of change
    3. Motivation

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