The below schedule reflects our 2020 Webinar Series. Each webinar will be approximately 40 minutes, includes 15-20 minutes for Q & A and is free of cost. Join us and industry experts to learn best practices program improvement, oil analysis, industry-specific topics, delivering the value through oil analysis, data management, asset reliability and much more.
The Truth about What’s Hiding in Your Oil Filter
April 8 | 11 a.m. ET
Join POLARIS Laboratories® Technical Business Consultant, Henry Neicamp, and learn the ins and outs of filter debris analysis and learn the truth about what could be hiding in your oil filter.
Topics include: – Tests performed during FDA – What’s involved in sending in a filter sample – Filters that can be tested – Oil sampling vs. FDA comparison – Interpreting a report and identifying how to take action
Join grease product application specialist, Dave Tingey, as he discusses grease-lubricated applications, reasons to test your grease, specifics on POLARIS Laboratories® grease testing solution, services, packages and sampling devices.
Why should I be testing my grease?
What properties does the testing identify?
How do I add grease to my current program?
How is the new testing method different (and more advanced) than cone penetration and dropping point?
What does the analysis report tell me? – How do I take a grease sample from my equipment?
Sink or Swim: How Fluid Analysis Saves Marine Engines
June 16 | 11 a.m. ET
Join Oliver Ferguson, Marine Program Manager with POLARIS Laboratories®, as he discusses how fluid analysis can make an impact for the marine industry, lessons learned from the field and best practices for sampling, filtration and storage.
Best practices for taking sample from marine vessel
We encourage you to register attend our webinars live, so you can be engaged and interactive during the webinar, and get the most out of your training. But, we understand you have a lot on your plate. If you are not able to attend our live training webinars, we ensure all webinars are accessible here on our website so you can watch at any time, on-demand. Click here to access on-demand webinars.
Training Opportunities hosted by POLARIS Laboratories®
POLARIS Laboratories® partners with industry-leading companies to host training and workshops to provide opportunities for industry professionals to learn best practices for lubrication and maintenance.
Training and workshop events held at POLARIS Laboratories Indianapolis headquarters include a complimentary laboratory tour.
2020 Customer Summit: Road to Reliability
Attend this year’s maintenance conference and gain the keys to leveraging today’s technology and integration capabilities into your fluid analysis program.
Octoebr 12-14, 2020 Indianapolis, IN
Private Training and Consulting
Our classes are anything but cookie cutter. Working directly with you, our experts tailor our training to fit your team’s needs. Whether you’re new to the business or are only looking for information on coolant, our team can customize a curriculum to meet your needs.
If you’re looking for a high-quality and informative training class, we can help. Our Technical Business Consultants are dynamic speakers with more than 50 years of combined experience in the field. Their wide range of expertise allows them to offer a diverse course list. With their assistance, you can determine the best way to improve your uptime and increase reliability.
Equipment List Management
We can help you organize and document an accurate and complete list of the equipment.
Our consultants will review your fluid analysis program (quarterly or monthly) and help you identify trends in program information.
We will assess your current program and provide practical recommendations for improvement.
We will provide an on-site program manager to monitor every aspect of your fluid analysis program to minimize maintenance costs and maximize asset reliability.
We can customize a curriculum specific to the needs of your application’s maintenance goals.
Advanced Data Interpretation
Field Services will help you develop a deeper understanding of reports and learn to read numerical test results. This course will cover: Required Information; Test Relationships; Trends & Triggers; Metallurgy; Setting Alarm Limits; Wear Debris Analysis; and Key Performance Indicators.
NOTE: It is recommended that attendees have prior oil analysis training or at least one year of experience working with oil analysis data.
Is your fluid analysis program effective? Are you focusing on the right factors of your program? What external factors should you be prepared for?
After playing the latest interactive, high-energy training opportunity for maintenance and reliability professionals, your maintenance team will be able to answer these questions.
POLARIS Laboratories® has developed a fun and team-building exercise designed for maintenance and asset management professionals called PROVE IT.
An effective fluid analysis program can help maintenance teams avoid unexpected downtime, reduce unnecessary maintenance costs and improve the overall health of its most critical assets. This interactive, team-building exercise guides maintenance professionals through the complex decision-making process involved with preventive maintenance. PROVE IT is a fast-paced game appropriate for a wide range of audiences and can be customized to fit specific situations and companies.
PROVE IT will help your team by:
Educating on fluid analysis
Providing interactive learning opportunities
Creating teachable moments
Encouraging strategic thinking
Promoting behavioral change
Helping develop program champions
In the exercise, each player represents their own company and their cards represent a fluid analysis program at one of the company’s many locations.
Focusing on five categories – fluid, technology, people, process and management – players make decisions on how to improve their overall program health and return on investment for the year.
During the course of the game, players experience how their decisions impact the bottom line of their company and are given the chance to realize how their decisions affect their program success.
Ready to play?
Our certified technical business consultants can provide your team with this training exercise. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.