Course Description

Students receive an overview of the fundamentals of reciprocating compressors. Graduates will be equipped to work with reciprocating compressors. They will be proficient at various standard inspections and maintenance procedures.

Must bring steel toed boots

Familiarization with reciprocating compressor components
Methods of hydraulic tensioning
Remove, inspect, reinstall main and connecting rod bearings
Check piston head and crank end clearances
Check cross head/piston alignment
Check crankshaft deflection readings
Cylinder, piston and piston rod inspectionRemove, reinstall motor rotor
Review optical leveling procedures

Course Location

Local 1460 Alberta Millwrights Edmonton Training Center

Upcoming Courses

The following courses have been scheduled. Please click on the course you are interested in to notify us that you would like to take this course. In your reply you will have to provide your first name, last name, UBC # and phone number. We will then add you to the registration list.

Course DatesCourse Notes
November 5th - November 8th, 2018