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Author:Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor
Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor Rosemont, IL in April could never be confused with the sunny south. Nor will it ever be classified as a relaxing resort, entertainment hub or exotic portof- call. Nonetheless, despite having made a weeklong...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 2022 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Dr. John L. Ross, Jr. Maintenance Innovators, Inc.
While it’s hard to describe, we certainly recognize leadership when we see it. The way we’re going, though, we may not get to see enough of it in the future. As industry takes on new challenges in a ‘dot-com’ world, where information is...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 2977 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Gerald O. Davis, P.E. Davis Materials & Mechanical Engineering, Inc.
Corrosion is always on the prowl, ready to take down your equipment, fixed and otherwise. Don’t let this predator catch you off guard. Metallic corrosion is a naturally occurring process that takes place at varying rates—depending on the...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 6804 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Jane Alexander, Editor with Brad Haines, Flowserve
No joke, it’s getting a lot quieter out there. You, your equipment and your processes have a number of cutting-edge noise attenuation solutions to thank for it. Uncontrolled noise in process operations is a serious problem. Unresolved issues...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 5255 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor There probably is no maintenance department in the country that hasn’t engaged the services of a contractor, or specialty services provider, in the past 12 months. How was your experience? Past...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 2135 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:MT Staff
Being proactive is what predictive maintenance is all about. With coal-fired plants generating a substantial percentage of the electricity produced in the United States, it’s vital to ensure their reliability. Keeping such a plant up and running...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 2145 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:MT Staff
The article entitled “Lubrication of Electric Motor Bearings,” by EASA technical support specialist Chuck Yung (pgs. 36-40, MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY, March 2008) brought the following question from a reader with a special interest in the topic of...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 3076 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Raymond L. Atkins CPMM, CMRP, Contributing Editor
Tough economic times or not, no company can afford to ignore or short-change training for the true backbone of its maintenance organization. If one of your loved ones needed surgery, would you entrust his/her health and safety to a handy, but...
Tuesday, 01 July 2008 | 236 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Roland Kewitsch & Jan Dittmar Schenck Trebel Corporation
If you’ve ever flown anywhere (or plan to in the future), you’ll appreciate the importance of adequate and reliable balancing and testing of this equipment Modern jetliners rely on air cycle machines to provide air conditioning throughout the...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 4239 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Susan Wasley, BE&K Director of Special Programs
Susan Wasley, BE&K Director of Special Programs Where on earth will you find enough skilled labor to keep your plant running or finish your next job? Perhaps you should start looking in your own backyard. Available labor in the...
Thursday, 01 May 2008 | 2125 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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