BALANCING of Rotating Machinery


Balancing of Rotating Machinery  


This course covers single plane balancing in detail and introduces dual plane balancing for rotating machines. It includes both field balancing and shop balancing techniques. Topics such as pre-balance checks, influence coefficients, static-couple and course workshops are included. This course is partial preparation for the ISO 18436-2:2014 Vibration Analyst Category III & Category IV Certification Exams and the Balancing Specialist Exam by the Vibration Institute.

Columbus, Ohio - June 14th-18th

Balancing of Rotating Machinery


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BRM covers single and basic two-plane balancing techniques. It includes both field balancing and shop (balancing machine) balancing. Topics such as pre-balance checks, influence coefficients, balance quality and tolerances, residual unbalance testing and case histories are included. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category III and IV Certification Exams, and Balancing Specialist Exam.
All registered attendees in the Balancing of Rotating Machinery training course will receive:

  • Course Training Manual
  • Printed Copy of Course PowerPoints
  • Workbook with examples, vibration related questions requiring a solution as found in Vibration Institute Guideline No. 1 requirement for qualification and assessment of balancing personnel.
  • Calculator
  • Ruler
  • Balancing Tools
  • Certificate of Course Completion

The BRM training is a four and one-half day course and will begin at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 6:00 p.m. on Monday. It will then begin at 8:00 am and conclude at 5:00 pm daily Tuesday through Friday. Subject to change.

Optional Certification Exam to be administered on the day AFTER the course.


Vibration Analyst Category I

$300

Vibration Analyst Category II

$350

Vibration Analyst Category III

$400

Vibration Analyst Category IV

$450

Balancing Field Specialist Exam

$300

The cancellation of and transfer to a training course within the same calendar year will be honored, provided that written notification is received by the Institute office via e-mail or mail no later than ten (10) business days before the first day of the scheduled course. If registration for a training course is cancelled without transfer to another course within the same calendar year, a $250 cancellation fee will be assessed. A $500 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations received less than ten (10) days from the start date of the registered training course. Additional cancellation fees will be applied for exam cancellations. Absentees for the course will not receive a refund. This cancellation policy supersedes all prior published information.