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Author:Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor
Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor The 1980s saw record levels of industrial-based skills training and development. The WWII generation was reaching retirement age and Baby-Boomers were moving into jobs vacated by their parents. This...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 3700 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Howard W Penrose, Ph.D., CMRP, SUCCESS by DESIGN® Reliability Services
Looking for gold in your organization? Doing the right maintenance at the right time for the right reasons on the right equipment is a good way to find it. In 1979, an MIT report estimated that $200 billion U.S. dollars were spent on the direct...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 3785 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor "Equipment Maintenance problems do not belong to the maintenance manager; equipment maintenance problems do not belong to the maintainer; equipment maintenance problems, once accepted for investigation and...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 1827 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
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Author:MT Staff
News of people and events important to the maintenance and reliability community IRISS ANNOUNCES TIM ROHRER AS NEW VP OF SALES & MARKETING IRISS inc. has promoted Tim Rohrer vice president, sales & marketing. In his new position, Rohrer...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 1700 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:MT Staff
Seeing is not only believing, it's about doing things right! We're seeing it throughout industry. In lean operations, where a major focus is on maximizing overall equipment effectiveness, reliabilityfocused maintenance practices have taken their...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 2443 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ray Thibault, CLS, OMA I and II and Mark Graham, CLS, CLGS, O’Rourke Petroleum
How much do you know about the blending process and its effect on oil cleanliness? Is that where the trouble starts? There are many different lubricant blenders in the U.S.—some very large and some small. In this series, the general practices...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 3263 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ron Widup, Shermco Industries
If your operations rely on these workhorse machines, you may want to brush up on their care and feeding. The true workhorses of industry, electric motors, provide the means to convert electrical energy into a meaningful and measurable output....
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 10666 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Special To Maintenance Technology
Even though it's the smart thing to do, in many applications and locations, continuous remote monitoring of critical equipment hasn't always been feasible. Those days are gone. Holland, MI is home to a regional leader in the recycling and...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 2251 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Tim Crnko, Cooper Bussmann
These systems are crucial for quite a number of reasons. Their regular maintenance should be a top priority around your operations. As with so many other aspects of electrical systems, in order to ensure selective coordination in a system, the...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 10670 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Timothy L. Goshert, CMRP and Jack R. Nicholas, Jr., P.E., CMRP
These authors discuss the arduous process organizations go through in order to put accredited testing in place. Certification has been the talk of the Maintenance and Reliability (M&R) community for the past several years. This issue is being...
Monday, 01 September 2008 | 2807 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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