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2012/April
Author:Administrator
This month's edition of the Reliability Files includes information from Fluke Corp. and Petro-Canada.
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2012/April
Author:Administrator
Many companies struggle with the loss of experienced staff leaving the organization. Just as challenging—if not more so—is the loss of valuable plant-specific knowledge that these individuals carry with them when they go out the door.
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 978 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor
“Human error” is an often-cited cause or contributing factor in accidents and failures. We routinely see this with our plant equipment. Without a structured process for identifying and quantifying the underlying human factors associated with...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1212 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Don Seiler, Reliability Management Group
This article first ran in the October 1999 issue of MT. It’s presented as this month’s Anniversary feature because clarity, consensus and commitment never go out of style.
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1469 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Dr. Lube, aka Ken Bannister
Symptom: “Dear Dr. Lube, we’ve received a motor [for rebuild] that runs in a hot environment. Its bearings are sealed and the motor is encased in a tube with no access to lubricate the bearings periodically. The OEM specifies SHC 100 bearing...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1315 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Howard W. Penrose, Ph.D., CMRP
Voltage unbalance and its most severe form—single phasing—cause up to 14% of motor failures [1]. It’s important to understand that maximum current unbalance isn’t defined in standards for motors in the field. Voltage unbalance, which has...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1100 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Jane Alexander, Editor-In-Chief
A better title for this might have been, “Here’s To Some People Who Love People Who Love Tools,” but it would have been too long. To clarify, the reference is to YOU who love and count on state-of-the-art test and measurement (T&M) tools to...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1106 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Jeff Dudley, Corporate Director of Reliability and Maintenance, The Dow Chemical Company
When I say “reliable,” what do I really mean? A dictionary will define the word as “capable of being dependable.” Synonyms include terms like “trustworthy” and “responsible.” With this in mind, I ask the following question: “Are...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1228 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:Mike Shekhtman, P.E., MBA, CMRP, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
The method presented here can help bring some much-needed clarity to your objectives.
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1564 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More
2012/April
Author:MT Staff
Web-Based, Full-Featured SaaS CMMS Mapcon’s On-Demand™ uses SaaS (software-as-a-service) technology to provide comprehensive maintenance management, including work orders and preventive maintenance scheduling, at a lower cost than similar...
Monday, 28 May 2012 | 1000 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read More

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