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1997/February
Author:Michael Twomey, Conam Inspection, Inc., and Jay Rothbart, PCMS Enterprises
Computerized plant condition management systems outperform manual methods in the enhancement of safety and the reliability of equipment and piping. Accurate treatment of inspection data can cut inspection monitoring costs. Regulatory requirements...
Saturday, 01 February 1997 | 2505 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/June
Author:Mike Trimberger, Mirro Co.
On the third try, cookware plant gets CMMS up and running, and increases overall equipment uptime to 95 percent. Their sights are now set on 97 percent. Before the Mirro Co. became serious about using a computerized maintenance management system...
Sunday, 01 June 1997 | 1726 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/February
Author:MT Staff
Huntsville Hospital was established in 1895 as a small infirmary serving the growing community of Huntsville, AL. The hospital has become known for its many firsts. It was the first modern hospital established in the Tennessee Valley. It opened...
Saturday, 01 February 1997 | 5030 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/March
Author:MT Staff
Ultrasound is an effective, low cost method for evaluating the condition of insulation components on high-voltage transmission and distribution equipment. Conventional testing methods require the equipment to be shut down. Ultrasonic testing can...
Saturday, 01 March 1997 | 4358 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/May
Author:MT Staff
Over the past three years, the latest generation of handheld focal plane array (FPA) infrared (IR) imaging cameras have become widely used as temperature measurement tools in condition monitoring programs. Increased usage stems from significant...
Thursday, 01 May 1997 | 2906 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/June
Author:MT Staff
Wellesley College service technician Mike Dawley takes a sample from one of the engines. The engines and gearboxes are sampled every 500 hours. When Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, put its 5.6 MW cogeneration plant into operation, the...
Sunday, 01 June 1997 | 2003 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/July
Author:MT Staff
In May 1996, Mobil Chemical's plant in Belleville, ON, launched a new predictive maintenance (PDM) program on its oriented polypropylene film manufacturing lines. This division of Mobil Oil is a principal supplier of film used for...
Tuesday, 01 July 1997 | 2375 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/September
Author:MT Staff
Faulty steam traps waste energy, they contribute to pipe erosion when contaminants are allowed to pass downstream, and they can add to environmental pollution and negatively affect product quality. Steam traps should be inspected routinely....
Monday, 01 September 1997 | 2636 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/December
Author:MT Staff
Pending deregulation of the electric utility industry presents new challenges for companies. Southern Company, originally a single source provider, saw the trend toward competition and decided to take a proactive stance. Its goal is to be the most...
Monday, 01 December 1997 | 2194 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
1997/September
Author:MT Staff
Harley-Davidson Motor Co. in Milwaukee, WI, is upgrading its buildings on Juneau Avenue. The first building was constructed in 1906 to house the company's manufacturing operations. Now the original factory has grown to a 650,000 sq ft campus, most...
Monday, 01 September 1997 | 1973 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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