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Operations and Maintenance Training Center

4201 Sabodan Street
Bakersfield, CA 93313

Phone: (661) 858-5652
Fax: (661) 858-5655

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Course Title: Reverse Alignment

Location: San Joaquin Field Division

Sponsor: O&M Training Center

Participants: H.E.P. Electricians & Mechanics

Class Limits: Minimum 2, Maximum 8

Class Dates:

Time: 24 Hours: Days 1 - 3: 0730 to 1600

Instructor: John Secrest

Course Information: This is a 3-day course structured for O&M personnel who are involved in the operation, installation, and maintenance of pumps and electric motors. The course includes instruction on reverse dial indicator alignment theory, application, troubleshooting, and hands-on instruction.

Class Prerequisites: None

Class Subjects:

Day One - 8 Hours

  • The use of precision tools
  • Pre-alignment checks
  • Soft foot analysis and correction
  • Hands-on soft foot correction

Day Two - 8 Hours

  • Reverse dial indication Method
  • Graphical Solutions to Misalignment
  • Moving the machine
  • Hands-on alignment

Day Three - 8 Hours

  • Troubleshooting
  • Trip to local plant to view field alignment procedures