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Bearing Principles

IDC University’s Bearing Principles is a comprehensive course examining the vast subject of bearings. Bearings are one of the most vital machine components. A single bearing failure can cost a company millions of dollars in maintenance and lost productivity. Premature failure of these crucial components can be prevented with proper knowledge and training. IDC University’s bearing principles course provides essential knowledge and training.

Class instructors (comprised of a team of engineers and expert industry professionals) will provide personalized training through customized lectures, special presentations and hands-on activities.


  • Bearing Basics
  • Proper Storage & Handling Procedures
  • Bearing Mounting & Removal
  • Bearing Lubrication
  • Needle Roller Bearings
  • Bearing Materials & Manufacturing
  • Applications
  • Failure Analysis
  • Tapered Roller Bearings
  • Mounted Bearings
  • Bearing Repair
  • Bearing Pullers


2019 Course Dates

Registration will be opening soon.
If you would like to reserve a spot now, email Natalie Ford at NFord@idc-usa.com.

April 15-17, 2019



Standard Registration = $775
PTDA Members = $700
PTRA Members = $700
IDC Preferred Suppliers = $675
IDC Owner-Distributors = $575

Cancellation Policy


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