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Author:Heinz P. Bloch, P.E., Contributing Editor
Here's one area where your payback can be especially quick and dramatic. . . very, very! Many bearings fail because unclean containers contaminate the lube oil as it is being transferred from storage drums to equipment bearing housings. With lube...
Monday, 01 May 2006 | 1448 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Heinz P. Bloch, P.E., Contributing Editor
You've heard it before. It's important that engineers learn to speak in terms of dollars and cents. They're often the only things accountants and managers seem to understand. This four-part series is designed to help you improve your "language"...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 1354 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor
Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor The next 10 years could be the most critical in North America's industrial history. If you've been to a maintenance conference recently, you know the top concern is the skill trades shortage issue. The...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 1398 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:LMT Staff
Automated, Space-Saving Tool Cribs Vending machines have long been used in tool management. Now there is a system designed specifically for MRO parts and maintenance cribs.According to ShelfPlus, its CompuCRIB Automated Crib Management System is...
Monday, 01 May 2006 | 1324 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:LMT Staff
Conveyor Idler Bearing Isolator Increases Reliability And Safety While Reducing Downtime And Power Consumption Inpro/Seal Company has announced its new Belt Conveyor Idler/Roller Bearing Isolator. The result of direct customer request, input and...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 1856 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:LMT Staff
Repair-or-replace decisions are a crucial part of a motor management plan. In previous columns, we've talked about using life-cycle costing to help guide these important decisions. We've also discussed the benefits of NEMA Premium motors when...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 1501 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:LMT Staff
BALDOR CONFIRMS PLANS TO ACQUIRE RELIANCE ELECTRIC Baldor Electric Company (Fort Smith,AR) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Reliance Electric Company (Greenville, SC) and certain of its affiliated companies...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 1411 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Phil Grellier
Is it time to change your lubricant supplier? A reality check could help you decide if the honeymoon really is over. lubrication system in the world today. Unlike the rest of us, they never forget. Automating your preventive maintenance...
Monday, 01 May 2006 | 1399 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Ray Thibault, CLS, OMA I & II Contributing Editor
Treat your oil analysis laboratory as a real partner in the prevention of unexpected equipment shutdowns. Work closely with it to harness the power of the various predictive maintenance techniques that will keep your operations up and running...
Wednesday, 01 November 2006 | 2463 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more
Author:Tom Madding Group Publisher
Tom Madding, Group Publisher Last fall, I used this space to write about continuous improvement and how a publishing house is similar to a manufacturing plant. The ability to "turn on a dime" is what keeps a publication up and running–and...
Monday, 01 May 2006 | 1248 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Read more

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