Code Date Venue Early Bird Fee Fee
PD458 14 - 15 Nov 2019 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia SGD 3,199 SGD 3,399

About this Training Course 

Accreditated by the United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA), this 2-day course will provide an in-depth understanding of the principles, economics and flexibility of lubricant blending plants and how to operate a lubricants blending plant efficiently and economically.

The latest developments and trends in lubricant blending and the advantages and disadvantages of lubricant blending equipment, facilities and operations will be discussed. The importance of testing components and products for each blend, lubricant blend quality control and product quality management will also be explained.

The course will also clarify the importance of lubricant product filling, packaging and warehouse storage, strategies for optimising existing lubricant blending plant facilities and how to avoid or minimise problems with lubricant blending and product quality.

The course is recognised under the UKLA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for Registered Lubricant Professional.

*At the end of Day 2, there will be an examination.

This course will allow you to

  • Learn about Mineral Oil Base Oils; API Groups I, II and III: Properties and Characteristics
  • Acquire the knowledge about Synthetic Base Oils; API Groups IV and V: Properties and Characteristics
  • Learn about Lubricant Additives: Properties and Characteristics
  • Know the Lubricant Formulation and Ease of Blending
  • Explore the Blending Plant Design: Grassroots Plants and Upgrading Existing Plants
  • Learn about Blending Plant Equipment and Facilities and Their Operation
  • Understand the Lubricant Blending Issues: Avoiding Problems
  • Testing and Analysis of Base Oils and Additives
  • Testing and Analysis of Blended Lubricants
  • Explore to Product Quality Control
  • Understand the process of Lubricant Packaging and Filling
  • Understand the process of Lubricant Storage
  • Learn about Product Quality Management

This training course will be useful and applicable for:

  • Middle and Senior managers to understand how and why to design and operate an efficient and profitable lubricant blending plant.
  • Blending plant operators and specialists to improve and optimise current blending plant operations.
  • Manufacturers of lubricants will understand how and why high quality components and effective testing during the entire blending process are important to final lubricant product quality and performance.
  • Lubricant formulators will understand the importance of close communication and co-operation with blending plant managers and operators to minimise blending costs and to thereby maximise product profitability.