CM training workshops


Five workshop sessions:

Lubrication Analysis/Infrared Thermography/Condition-Based Maintenance/Acoustic Emission/Vibration Analysis
  • Exhibition of equipment covering all methods
  • Each workshop will provide an industry-focused basic knowledge of the subject
  • One hour and 30 minutes of basic theory and industrial applications
  • Workshop leaders are trainers and are experts in their fields
  • The subject is taught from a basic level, no prior subject knowledge is necessary 
  • Ideal preparation for PCN Level 1 courses
  • Find out how basic CM technology can solve your everyday problems 
  • See equipment demonstrated by the tutors at the exhibition
£60 plus VAT
includes five workshop sessions, access to the exhibition, lunch, tea and coffee.
CPD points apply and attendance is FREE for CM2018/NDT2018 conference delegates.
Text books at introductory level are available for purchase at the event.

Click here to download the registration form. Please complete the form and send it to the address below.

Lubrication Analysis
As chair of the condition monitoring technical committee (CMTC) for the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT), Steve Greenfield works with industry and academia to further the application of condition-based maintenance and prognostics. Principally working with on-line oil and oil debris monitoring techniques, Steve brings over 35 years of experience to the workshop.

Steve Greenfield, Eaton Aerospace
Infrared Thermography
Colin has 40 years’ experience in Building Services Engineering and is a Fellow of BINDT and Cat III Thermographer having worked in thermal imaging of machinery and buildings for 23 years. BSRIA is a research and consultancy organisation for the Building Services industry.  This introduction is based on ISO 18434 and ISO 6781 with reference to temperature rise and avoidance of errors.

Colin Pearson, Head of Building Performance, BSRIA Ltd
Condition-Based Maintenance
Simon is a Fellow of BINDT, a PCN Cat IV vibration analyst and trainer and has over 40 years of practical experience. CBM is recognised as a cost-effective strategy to improve the effectiveness of maintenance programmes, allowing maintenance to be proactive, rather than reactive. This overview is based on ISO 17359:2018 and explains the benefits of using a structured approach to select and implement effective CBM techniques.

Simon Mills, Managing Director, SpectrumCBM Ltd
Acoustic Emission
Tim has been working with Mistras Group (formally Physical Acoustics) for since 2000, researching and developing acoustic emission monitoring applications. His experience covers the condition monitoring of a wide variety of machines and structures in many industries.

Tim Bradshaw, Mistras Group Ltd
Vibration Analysis
Dean has over 31 years’ experience in electromechanical engineering and during the past 20 years has been committed to implementing plant reliability and condition monitoring improvement programmes throughout UK industry, covering power, paper, petrochemical, automotive, quarries, film/plastic, food, electronic, service and engineering manufacturing industries. He is an approved VA Cat IV trainer for the BINDT ISO 18436-2 accreditation programme and has spoken at a number of BINDT and Institute of Mechanical Engineers conferences.

Dean Whittle, Training & Reliability Manager, Reliability Maintenance Solutions Ltd 

For further information contact: Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
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