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Basic Pump Maintenance: Keeping a problem from happening in the first place



On the surface, pumps seem like pretty simple things. But combining electrical and mechanical operations to move water from one place to another is complex and can be rife with problems. In this free 1 hour webinar, instructor Wade Heisler helps take some of the mystery out of basic pump maintenance. We'll discuss maintenance strategies and techniques to help keep pumps from failing in the first place.


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Advanced Rigging

Advanced Rigging

Designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques through problem solving workshops.

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  • Online Course & Test $145.00

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Lesson 1: Load Weight Estimation

Topics:

Square Tubing; Portable Water Tank; Tank & Stand; Fir Timbers; Steel Cask; Half Circle of Steel; Motor & Gear Box

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the weight of common industrial loads.

Lesson 2: Center of Gravity

Topics:

Pre-cast Bridge Column; Center of Gravity; C-Pipe; Find CG by Test Lift

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the center of gravity of common industrial loads.

Lesson 3: Sling Tension

Topics:

Girder; Motor & Pump; Adjustable 2-Leg Chain Sling; Offset CG - Steel Shaft; Three-Point Skid

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the sling tension of common industrial loads.

Lesson 4: Load Distribution

Topics:

Load Transfer with Trolley Beam; Two Crane Rodeo Exercise; Two Hook Pick; Two Bridge Cranes, Four Hooks

Objectives:

– Determine load distribution on various lifting systems.

Lesson 5: Chain Fall & Load Drifting

Topics:

Drifting Cautions; Load Drifting; Ugly Load Drifting

Objectives:

– Successfully determine tensions to chain falls and come-a-longs.
– Understand the theory behind successful drifting operations.

Lesson 6: Load Uprighting & Load Turning

Topics:

Introduction; Load Uprighting Exercise; Load Turning

Objectives:

– Plan a controlled load turn.
– Determine weight transfer.
– Understand the theory behind load uprighting and turning.

Lesson 7: Levers, Jacking & Rolling

Topics:

Big Lever, Jacking Exercise; Industrial Rollers - 4 Point; Industrial Rollers - 3 Point; Blocking

Objectives:

– Determine load to winches, jacks, rollers, and floors during special load handling activities.
– Understand the theory required to successfully move loads horizontally.

Lesson 8: Winches & Blocks

Topics:

Coefficient of Friction; Multiple Part Lines; Winch & Blocks for Rolling; Incline Plane-Pulling Uphill

Objectives:

– Determine the load to rigging blocks.
– Understand the mechanical advantage necessary to move a load vertically or horizontally.

Lesson 9: Off-Level Pick Points

Topics:

I-Beam Exercise; Dump Box 

Objectives:

– Calculate sling tensions for off-level pick points.

 

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