|Bearing Technology Courses|
Bearing Technology Continuing Education Program
ABMA offers training and education for the bearing industry. ABMA courses have trained more than 1,200 engineers and managers working within and interacting with the bearing industry.
2021 Class List:
May 25-27, 2021 | Daley College, Chicago, IL
Instructors: Dr. Tim Ovaert, Chuck Coe, and Vern Wedeven
Designed for engineers and scientists in the rolling element bearing and power transmission industries who desire a more fundamental knowledge of the lubrication, friction and wear sciences.
June 7-10, 2021 | Daley College, Chicago, IL
Instructors: Dr. Tim Ovaert, Harvey Nixon and Dan Snyder
This course builds on the foundations of the essential course and challenges the experienced engineer in areas such as failure modes, friction & wear, fatigue life calculation methods and load distribution. This is an exceptional course for engineers with 2-3 years work experience in bearings or past attendees of the Essential Concepts of Bearing Technology.
August 3-5, 2021 | Daley College, Chicago, IL
Instructors: Dr. Tim Ovaert, Dan Snyder, and Vern Wedeven
This course is specially designed for engineers and others with technical backgrounds that have had limited exposure to bearings and need to adapt their technical training to bearings or seek an upgrade to their technical knowledge. The Essential Course focuses on understanding basic internal geometry, tribology, bearing attributes and applications and explores the basic concepts around manufacturing methods, loads, internal load contacts, lubrication and failure.
Grease Technology Solutions, LLC
Dr. Tim Ovaert
University of Notre Dame
Engineered Durable Surfaces, LLC
Bearings and Lubes Consulting, LLC
Lavern (Vern) D. Wedeven
Wedeven Associates, Inc.
Substitution and Cancellation Policy
Substitutions for registrants unable to attend will be accepted any time prior to the beginning of the course. We do ask however, that any course-related materials already received by the registrant be forwarded to the substitute attendee. Substitutions must be submitted in writing to ABMA. Cancellations received 60 days prior to course start date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received between 30 days and 60 days from the start of the course will receive a 50% refund. There are no refunds for cancellations within 30 days of the course start date. Again substitutions are welcome and strongly recommended.
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