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Asset Maintenance Masterclass: Improving reliability and reducing downtime

27 November 2018

3:00pm (GMT)

27 November 2018

3:00pm (GMT)


Lubrication is vital for optimal operation of food processing equipment – any failures can cause premature, costly system breakdowns. This webinar, led by Petro-Canada Lubricants and AVT Reliability, will explore how to select a high-quality lubricant and implement an effective maintenance strategy to ensure assets remain fit for purpose.

Improving asset reliability and reducing downtime, as well as reducing waste and improving health and safety conditions, correctly implementing a conditional maintenance strategy can deliver real cost savings.

Learning outcomes:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Understanding the properties of a quality lubricant
  • How, when and why to apply lubricants
  • Benefits of a controlled lubrication / reliability programme
  • Benefits of conditional monitoring
  • How to improve the reliability and reduce the downtime of equipment and assets

Keynote Speaker

Philip Riley, Technical Manager, Petro-Canada LubricantsPhilip Riley

Phil has over 28 years’ experience working in the oil industry, holding technical, sales and operations roles with both Shell and ExxonMobil. He joined Petro-Canada Lubricants in 2017 as Technical Manager.

Mark Needham

Mark Needham, AM Technical Manager, AVT Reliability

Mark is an experienced engineer specialised in lubrication, condition monitoring and reliability engineering for the last 16 years. Before 

joining AVT Reliability® Mark spent 13 years in the Royal Air Force as a propulsion engineer.


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