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Lubricants University offering two new courses

SAN RAMON, Calif. -- Chevrons Lubricants University (, an educational Web site focused...

SAN RAMON, Calif. — Chevrons Lubricants University (, an educational Web site focused on lubrication and coolant issues, is introducing two new courses, Fundamentals of Industrial Gear Lubrication and Fundamentals of Heavy Duty Coolants, as part of its course catalogue. The site offers web-based, self-study courses designed for maintenance professionals interested in ongoing training.

The Fundamentals of Industrial Gear Lubrication course aims to increase understanding of gear types and their operation, lubrication best practices, ongoing maintenance issues and the types of lubricants used in stationary industrial gear boxes. The course is designed to help technicians, plant maintenance personnel and lubricant salespeople better understand the role of gear lubrication and maintenance play in achieving efficient equipment operation and extended life.

Fundamentals of Heavy Duty Coolants covers the operation of engine cooling systems, including parts, potential problems and the benefits and drawbacks of the various conventional and extended life coolants currently available on the market. Individuals in maintenance related positions in the construction, mining and on- and off-road trucking markets, as well as OEMs, their dealers and lubricant salespeople will benefit from this informative course, according to Chervon.

Lubricants University is building a reputation as a valuable, convenient and cost effective maintenance training tool, said Carmen Ulabarro, coolant marketing specialist with Chevron.Courses like Heavy Duty Coolants allow maintenance professionals to keep up-to-date on critical technologies without having to spend significant time away from their primary duties.

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