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2009/October
Author:Colleen M. Reeves, Dubric, Inc.
This is what it's all about. How much energy must go into a pump to get the most out of it, and, what does a pump's inefficiency have to do with its reliability?
Wednesday, 21 October 2009 | 3484 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/March
Author:Dale R. Blann, P.E., Principal/CEO, Marshall Institute Inc.
Dale R. Blann, P.E., Principal/CEO, Marshall Institute Inc. Managing costs has become more critical than ever in these turbulent economic times. A company's very survival could well depend on its ability to contain costs in the short run,...
Sunday, 01 March 2009 | 3332 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/September
Author:Dave Bertolini, People and Processes, Inc.
How confident are you in the ability of your CMMS to stand up in a court of law?
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 | 4751 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/October
Author:Dave Holloway, Cooper Crouse-Hinds
The advantages of this alternative to costly hard-wired installations are hard to ignore.
Wednesday, 21 October 2009 | 3433 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/August
Author:David C. Orlowski, Founder, President & CEO, Inpro/Seal Company
Inpro/Seal has been helping customers in both good and not-so-good times for 32 years—ever since our invention of the bearing isolator. From day one, we have strongly emphasized customer service. As a result, "Same-day," NOT "Some-day" shipments...
Saturday, 01 August 2009 | 2571 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/October
Author:David G. Griffin, Chairman of the Board, Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) and President, CPM Engineering, Ltd.
In a survey conducted recently by the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA), end-user customers reported that quality of work is most important when deciding which service center to use for electromechanical repair.
Tuesday, 20 October 2009 | 2163 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/January
Author:Dr. Klaus Blache
Dr. Klaus Blache, University of Tennessee "The most cost-effective increase in U.S. manufacturing capacity may well be achievable through improved maintenance practices for existing equipment." That was a quote from a 1991 National Research...
Thursday, 01 January 2009 | 4445 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/August
Author:Dr. Lube aka Ken Bannister
Symptom: "Dear Dr. Lube: In one of your previous articles, you stated that about 70% of mechanical failures are directly, or indirectly, attributable to poor or ineffective lubrication practices. Can you explain the basis of this statement?"
Saturday, 01 August 2009 | 3154 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/June
Author:Dr. Lube aka Ken Bannister
Symptom: "As a greaser for an auto part manufacturer, I've noticed an increase in the number of replaced fractional and low-horsepower motors I now have to grease. Most of the replacement ‘offshore' motors all have grease nipples, but they don't...
Wednesday, 10 June 2009 | 3430 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
2009/April
Author:Dr. Lube, aka Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
Symptom: "We are a small manufacturing company with a maintenance staff of 8 persons. We currently support a loosely put together lubrication program, but continue to experience many premature bearing failures. We recognize the [lubrication] program...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009 | 2024 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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