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Machine Lubricant Analyst II Workshop

Understanding the overall state and health of your equipment is more important than ever. It can make a measurable difference in profitability and give those who use fluid analysis a competitive edge. Sophisticated fluid analysis techniques are now commonly employed by industry-leading companies to fully optimize the value and life of their equipment and fleet. 

This comprehensive course and workshop will outline and explain the most-current best practices for fluid analysis. Whether the goal is to extend fluid life between fluid change intervals or to use fluid analysis for better diagnostics, understanding these methods and techniques can help reduce costs and improve ‘all-important’ equipment uptime and value.

MLOA2 Workshop

Machinery Lubrication & Oil Analysis

This in-depth seminar and workshop will cover the key areas of comprehensive oil analysis, including:

  • Lubrication fundamentals and principles
  • Oil sampling methodology and techniques
  • Contamination prevention and control
  • Data gathering and interpretation

This workshop is strongly recommended for anyone who is responsible for oil sampling, reviewing oil analysis reports, correctly performing the required tests and maintaining the overall care, service readiness and health of equipment. Attendees will gain invaluable insight into the increasingly sophisticated aspects of oil analysis, equipment lubrication and data interpretation.

Course Graduates will be certified to MLA 2 by the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML).

Course Date and Location:

Dates: October 22 – 25

Hours of course: Oct 22 - 24 (8 am – 4:30 pm), Oct 25 (8 am – 12 noon)

Cost: MLA 2 Training: $1250 +gst
          MLA 2 Training with Certification Exam: $1500 + gst

Includes: Course materials, Fluid Lab tour, complimentary lunch

Location: Finning (Canada) Fluid Analysis Lab 10910-170th Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5S 1H6

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Who Should Attend:

  • Maintenance Manager
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Maintenance/Equipment Planner
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Condition Monitoring Analyst
  • Fluid Analysis Interpreter
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Lubrication Specialist
  • Field Technicians
  • Product Support
  • Technical Communicator
  • Chemical Managers
  • Tradesmen

Meet Our Expert – Robert Scott

Robert (Bob) Scott has more than 35 years of technical experience with lubricants, lubrication and related machinery, almost twenty of which include owning and operating his own lubrication consulting firm. Prior to operating his own business, Bob spent almost 20 years with Shell Canada Products Ltd. where he gained laboratory and field experience in the development of lubricants, technical marketing, industrial lubricants and fuel sales.

Bob has written and presented technical papers to lubricant technical societies and lubrication conferences. He has contributed significantly to the STLE Alberta section Basic Handbook of Lubrication published in 2003 and 2011, and is the principle author of the Practical Handbook of Machinery Lubrication, Fourth Edition (2012).

Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He has been certified as a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) and Oil Monitoring Analyst (OMA) Level II by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). Bob is also certified as a Machinery Lubrication Technician (MLT) Level II, Machinery Lubricant Analyst (MLA) Level III and Laboratory Lubricant Analysis (LLA) Level II by the International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML).


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