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Noria Machinery Lubrication, Level I


1 Year Online Access to complete the course at your leisure.

Machinery Lubrication, Level I (ML I) provides the foundational skillset for applying best lubrication practices and product knowledge. Through ML I, students can move away from the traditional methods of vague, non-specific lubrication procedures and implement an excellent lubrication program in any industrial workplace.

ML I students gain much more than pointers on lubricating a machine – they learn proven industry methods for selecting, storing, filtering and testing lubricants to boost reliability and generate lasting results in machine efficiency/maintenance. They also gain better understanding of oil analysis, so they can align their efforts with those of maintenance professionals or oil analysis experts.


Topics Include:

How lubrication affects machine reliability

Identify what strategy is being used in your plant and how it affects profitability

Lubrication fundamentals

Oil viscosity, film, mineral/synthetic properties, and more

Lubricant application

Effective oil analysis with precision oil sampling

Unique lubrication considerations for machines, work type and speed

Application methods and devices

Storage and handling

Storage, handling and disposal best practice

Contamination control

10 ways to get more mileage out of filters

How dirt, metal particles and soot destroy machine surfaces

Essential field inspections

Get big results from simple, visual inspections

This course is aligned with the ICML body of knowledge for the following certifications:

Machinery Lubrication Technician, Level I (MLT I)
Machinery Lubrication Analyst, Level I (MLA I) – ISO 18436-4
Machinery Lubrication Engineer (MLE)