An international petrochemical products manufacturer wanted to increase the skill base of their engineering team, expanding their knowledge of rolling element bearings specific to the refinery. NSK was consulted and after a review of the plant designed a bespoke training course, tailored around product knowledge, lubrication, bearing application and failure analysis. The training was delivered in 3 sessions over 2 days to 20 engineers. The customer was very satisfied with the content of the course, its interactivity and the tutor.
|Before||Cost p.a.||NSK Solution||Cost p.a.|
|Customer uses own methods for fitting and removal||
Three training sessions organised and completed - each session consisting of half day training.|
Specialised training course created with full supporting material for 20 candidates.
Total cost including travel and expenses for 2 days = €15.215
|Fitters spend an average of 1,75 hours per week changing bearings using their own methods of fiting and removal. Applied to 20 maintenance engineers à €20/hour||€ 36.400||
After extensive training with NSK Experts, the fitting and removal time was dramatically reduced to 1 hour / week. Applied to 20 maintenance engineers à €20/hour||€ 20.800|
|Total Costs||€ 36.400||€ 20.800|
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