June 30, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Eastern

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Both the operator and designer must consider gear tribology. In this second part of our series, the focus will be placed on lubrication.

After attending Part II, students will be able to:

  • Identify factors to avoid gear failures
  • Have a deeper understanding of Elastohydrodynamic (EP) Lubrication
  • Identify the differences between primary and secondary modes of failure
  • Describe how the choice of lubricant affects the life of the gear unit
  • Explain the effects of EP additives


John B. Amendola is Chief Executive Officer of Artec Machine Systems where he has been working for 43 years.  Prior employment was with Western Gear, Texaco & Boeing Co. He is currently an active member of AGMA TDEC, active chairman of AGMA Enclosed High Speed Units Committee and active chairman of US TAG to ISO TC60.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnical Institute. 

John B. Amendola III, is the President of Artec Machine Systems where he has been working for 22 years. Prior experiences include: 1 year at Maag Gear, Zurich Switzerland, with assembly, testing, field services group for high speed gear applications; and 2 years at SUNY Maritime College, Assistant Professor Engineering Department training of engineering undergrads in Marine/Mechanical operations.  He is an active member AGMA Helical Gear Rating Committee and holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering from Maine Maritime and a Professional Engineering License for Mechanical Engineering.  John III also maintains a USCG unlimited license as a senior Marine Engineering Officer and Commander Retired US Navy Reserve.

Dereck Yatzook is a Mechanical Engineer with a BSME from University of New Haven. He has been employed at Artec for the past 14 years and is currently Manager of Contract Engineering.  Dereck is an active member of the AGMA Metallurgical Committee.

Course Information
Date Presented:
June 30, 2016 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
Part II - Gearbox Field Inspections: Lubrication
Speaker Information
John B. Amendola III   [ view bio ]
John B. Amendola   [ view bio ]
Dereck Yatzook   [ view bio ]
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