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Preventative Maintenance

Feature
April 3, 2017  

Optimizing reliability centered maintenance

Reliability Centered Maintenance methods compliant with the SAE standard JA-1011 (“Evaluation Criteria for RCM Processes”) all have common features – they must, or they won’t comply with the standard. Those requirements are “minimum” requirements, as they are with any standard. RCM-R complies. But what makes it different and why?

Feature
March 31, 2017  

IIoT and RCM3: Digital Transformation spawns new approach to Reliability Centered Maintenance

Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) is a rigorous optimization process for asset-intensive organizations. Typically, assets covered by an RCM initiative are mission critical because of the requirements for health, safety and the environment (HSE), but also because of the financial impacts of downtime.

Feature
March 17, 2017  

Test & Rewind – Electric motor maintenance

Regular inspections, maintenance and finding the right shop to repair critical motors will reduce costly, unplanned shutdowns.

Feature
March 17, 2017  

Roll-In replacement circuit breakers provide refurbishment options that minimize downtime

Aging electrical power distribution systems often contain legacy switchgear

Feature
March 1, 2017  

Book Review – Physical Asset Management

Reading Dharmen Dhaliah’s book, Physical Asset Management: An Organizational

News
February 24, 2017  

Road Safety at Work Week March 6-10

Richmond, BC – Employers are responsible for the safety of

News
February 22, 2017  

Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) sports a new identity

Atlanta, GA – The Society for Maintenance & Reliability

News
February 22, 2017  

The power of predictive maintenance

The benefits of predictive maintenance shouldn’t be underestimated, as

Feature
February 15, 2017  

Anticipate failure through condition monitoring

“In most cases we won’t be monitoring our equipment continuously. We’ll do it periodically on a fixed frequency – say once per shift, daily, weekly or monthly. How do we choose the frequency? This is where condition monitoring involves a bit of informed guesswork.” —James Reyes-Picknell

News
February 3, 2017  

SKF destroys 15 tons of fake bearings

Counterfeit bearings with a market value of approximately EUR 1 000 000 were destroyed in Greece, following the successful completion of legal proceedings commenced in 2009.

Feature
January 27, 2017  

Master the basics of cleaning and degreasing

Throughout my career I often found that the lack

News
January 23, 2017  

Webinar – Order Measurements in Condition Monitoring

Join UE Systems for their first webinar of 2017

Feature
January 20, 2017  

Vibration diagnostics to analyze radial vibration at the bearings ensures best balance

Since September 1996, the at-speed balancing bunker in Sulzer’s

News
January 10, 2017  

White paper reveals how to detect bearing damage at the earliest stage

Hansford Sensors, a leading manufacturer of vibration monitoring equipment,

Feature
December 22, 2016  

How to select the proper industrial shaft seal for an application

For all rotating machinery in plants across industries, shaft

Feature
December 22, 2016  

Valve plant gains understanding of Industry 4.0 by becoming a reference factory for customers

Festo is applying new technologies and systems in a

Feature
December 22, 2016  

What is more important: a focus on reliability or focus on maintenance practices?

MRO’s Counterpoint columnists took to the stage at this

Feature
December 16, 2016  

Debunking four condition-based maintenance misconceptions

Condition-based maintenance, applied to mission critical and non-critical assets,

Feature
November 30, 2016  

Three technology driven developments poised to disrupt field service

The field service industry has always been one of the earliest adopters of new technologies, from the original PDAs to IoT-enabled devices. Now, a new generation of technology is uniquely positioned to transform the field service industry, promising to reduce costs and dramatically improve the quality of service organizations can offer. Tom DeVroy, Senior Product Evangelist for Enterprise Service Management at IFS, identifies three technology-led developments set to disrupt field service and discusses how flexible and modular resource planning infrastructure will help organizations reap substantial rewards.

News
November 30, 2016  

FLIR Systems acquires Prox Dynamics for $134 Million

Wilsonville, OR – FLIR Systems, Inc. announced has acquired

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: The right lubricants drive energy efficiency, savings and productivity

Machinery and Equipment MRO is now accepting registrations for the 2016 Oil & Lube webinar series.
Date: September 8, 2016 2 P.M. EST.

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: Safe Performance – Minimize lubrication risk in operations

Some of the greatest risks to an operation typically occur during equipment servicing and maintenance. One way to ensure a safe environment is to reduce human-machine-interaction (HMI). This effort should be supported by best practices that enhance safety in a lubrication program.

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

This complimentary webinar considers the various ways energy savings

News
November 14, 2016  

Industrial equipment maker boosts digital factory with $4.5 billion acquisition

Frankfurt – German industrial equipment maker Siemens AG says

News
November 9, 2016  

Danfoss awarded for innovation in asset performance

Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency components and controls

Feature
October 24, 2016  

Who laid off the asset management data quality people?

The petroleum-triggered economic global downturn has impacted all aspects

News
October 22, 2016  

Engineered products company merges with operational reliability solutions provider

Houston – Texas-based T.F. Hudgins Inc. announced a merger

News
September 23, 2016  

Maintenance test tools company grows with CMMS solutions acquisition

Everett, Wash. – Fluke Corporation, the world leader in

Feature
September 22, 2016  

Avoid health scares with regular hygiene assessments

The list of prosecution bulletins and food recalls posted

News
September 8, 2016  

NEB to require companies to publish emergency management programs

Calgary – The National Energy Board says it plans