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January 15, 2021  

Electric Motor Troubleshooting Using Vibration Analysis

Vibration is technically defined as the oscillation of an object about its position of rest.

January 11, 2021  

Benefits of Dust Collector Pulse Valves

Dust collector systems, like every product, have gone through technological upgrades and innovative changes to make them more valuable to the customer, by eliminating more dust and particulates from the air.

January 6, 2021  

Adapting to Maintenance Technology

This year it seems like we are on the front steps of maintenance technology. Manufactures are talking about new advanced maintenance tools, and many are moving toward implementing technological applications to be used by plant engineers and tradespeople.

January 4, 2021  

The Challenge of Outer Ring Rotation

At first glance, one may not think that a

December 15, 2020  

Maintenance: What Does the Future Hold?

Technology moves at a fast pace, and companies need to adapt quickly if they want to stay competitive in the new marketplace. Maintenance is no exception. What was once an industry that saw maintenance professionals using metal tools and wearing a hardhat, are now more likely to use a tablet to check on their assets.

December 3, 2020  

MRO’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

While most models for 2021, have engine, package, trim, or colour changes, two of the light-duty pick-up truck heavyweights have made major changes to their vehicles.

December 1, 2020  

Contractor Safety

Safety is the most important element of any work place. It needs to be the first and last thing we think about at work or home.

November 24, 2020  

SPONSORED: Learn How the LOCTITE® Brand Was Born

Whereas industrial Loctite products are used in 800 different industries and applications, end-consumers value Loctite for its strong and fast-acting adhesives that are sold under the name of Super Glue. Let’s take a closer look at Henkel’s biggest brand: its history, its personality, and its magic.

November 23, 2020  

It’s About Time we Treat Belt Driven Machines with More Respect

Belt driven machines are the Rodney Dangerfield of the maintenance industry –
“they don’t get no respect!.”

November 16, 2020  

PM Regimes

Preventive and predictive maintenance are two important elements of any equipment maintenance program.

November 9, 2020  

OPINION: Maintenance industry Events Go Digital

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK (November 2020 issue of MRO Magazine)

November 9, 2020  

Bearing Quality, Service Life and Fatigue Life

What does the user want? What does the machine
designer want?

November 2, 2020  

Troubleshooting Using Common Testing and Measurement Tools

Monitoring equipment condition has been around since man created

October 26, 2020  

Smaller Footprint: Extend the Life of Hydraulics

Energy efficient components and training initiatives can help maintain hydraulic systems.

October 16, 2020  

Repair and Maintenance During Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the maintenance landscape.

October 12, 2020  

How to Spot the Signs of Mechanical Failure

By the time mechanical failures or maintenance issues are spotted, they’re often already too serious or expensive to repair. Meaning that operators and asset managers have to put a piece of equipment out of order until it can be replaced or fixed, which has a direct negative impact on the business’ bottom line.

October 5, 2020  

Courage to Transform and Challenging the Status Quo

In a dynamic competitive environment, standing still, means falling behind.

October 1, 2020  

OPINION: Stay Healthy and Stay Safe

EDITOR’S LETTER (September 2020 issue of Food and Beverage

September 25, 2020  

Ram Challenges the Raptor with the TRX

For anyone who grew up in the 1990s, Jurassic Park, was the movie, which created dinosaur madness across Canada. Look no further than Toronto’s new basketball team, which chose to be called the Raptors back in 1995. The movie spawned a franchise that is still going strong today, after two sequels, and a new Jurassic World franchise.

September 25, 2020  

Weekly Schedule Compliance is an Easy Tool but a Bit Tricky

Weekly schedule compliance is an easy key performance indicator (KPI), but a lot of people mess it up. We can use it to lock-in mediocre performance. However, when used properly, KPI can help boost our maintenance productivity.