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2008/March
Author:Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor
Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor This is the third installment in a series on “Developing & Deploying a Reliability Culture” that began in the January 2008 issue. Getting an organization to the point where equipment and process...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 2629 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Chuck Yung, EASA
Bearing failure or proper lubrication? The choice is yours. Better lubrication practices could prevent the type of bearing damage that leads to costly premature motor failures in countless plants. How are you taking care of these crucial...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 20779 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Heinz P. Bloch, P.E., Process Machinery Consulting, Jim Steiger, HydroAire, Inc. Robert Bluse, Pump Services Consulting
How competent is competent? More importantly, how much might it actually cost your operations if you were to entrust your pumps to the wrong shop? This article is the last installment in a four-part series based on a presentation delivered at the...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 4061 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Jane Alexander, Editor with Mike Williams Konecranes Americas
Are you investing too much, too little or too late in your crane maintenance efforts? An in-depth reliability survey can be invaluable in helping determine what level of this maintenance is optimal for your operations. It’s widely known that...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 2605 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor In 1995, the U.S. National Safety Council published a provocative paper entitled “In Safety, Half Truths Hide the Story.” It stated: “Practically every [safety related] incident is the result of...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 2136 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:MT Staff
Baldor has introduced the new Dodge MagnaGear XTR, an extra-tough speed reducer that has been engineered to offer maximum reliability and superior performance in especially challenging, high-torque applications. According to the manufacturer, the...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 2327 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Neville W. Sachs, P.E. Sachs, Salvaterra & Associates, Inc
Where do you start? What’s important? How do know that you’re doing it right? When a small reducer fails, in most plants the usual reaction is to replace it without even opening it up to see what happened. But, when a large or critical unit is...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 6251 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Renard Klubnik, Wilcoxon Research
How competent is competent? More importantly, how much might it actually cost your operations if you were to entrust your pumps to the wrong shop? While it’s the easiest vibration parameter to understand, it’s also been the most rarely...
Saturday, 01 March 2008 | 5159 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2008/March
Author:Steve Harman, President, Shell Lubricants, Americas
Steve Harman, President, Shell Lubricants, Americas One of the primary roles of maintenance and reliability professionals is to run their plant profitably at peak capacity while operating safely and efficiently. As plant professionals strive...
Friday, 01 May 2009 | 2500 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more


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