Heavy Industry Lubrication
Slow-moving bearings in tough environments face unique greasing challenges.…
Retirement Day – Developing asset renewal strategies
Industry tends to stick with ingrained misconceptions on asset renewals. Commonly held statements, such as “haul trucks last 20 years” or “plants are designed for a 30-year lifespan” persist. But misconceptions pose risks. A renewal program enables an organization to manage the final lifecycle phase of assets in a proactive way
Machine learning technology make legacy assets smarter
Automate machine learning by creating a data pipeline from legacy equipment.
Allow maintenance to break schedules and watch productivity increase
Why maintenance completes more work when it starts with the right goal.
In good health – innovative applications for machine-learning tools
The application of machine-learning techniques is far-reaching. One industrial engineer takes asset performance improvement services off the beaten path.
MRO Supply Chain – using digitalization to streamline processes and decision-making
Sada Haque says that the journey to become pioneers in our business objectives will greatly depend upon data-driven strategies, rather than gut feelings.
Data as a practical problem solver
Maintenance optimization and reliability engineering in the age of digitalization.
What’s Up Doug? A seal that prevents ingress into bearings in harsh environments
Taconite seals could be the standard for severe duty service in pulleys.
The role of reactive maintenance in your overall maintenance strategy
When it comes to choosing a maintenance strategy for…
Three causes of gearbox failure
In large gear reducers, parts – such as bearings and gears – can be pricey. Understanding gearbox failures can help mitigate downtime.
Mass customization gives materials handling factory an edge
Forklift manufacturer and materials handling solutions provider Combilift officially…
Same same but different – Mining equipment reliability and maintenance
In a quest for success, mines apply every advanced total equipment reliability maintenance or asset performance management program available.
Canadian oil and gas sector battles in the shadow of the United States
Lower prices range, high volatility and increased competition for markets are hurdles for the oil and gas industry.
Mining sector gets back to work
Signals of heavy activity in the mining sector paint a picture of optimism.
Mining our own business
In the April issue of Machinery and Equipment MRO,…
Outlook for lubricant suppliers is ‘cautiously optimistic’
Operators in the industrial oil lubricants market have experienced…
Find Your Bearings
How a heavy-duty engineer became industry’s go-to guy.
Rule of Twos – Factors that influence the job of lubrication
Applying a simple troubleshooting method can get you to the appropriate amount of lubrication needed for a bearing.
A worn or lightly damaged bearing can be salvaged
Machines in heavy industry tend to be high-value assets.…
Address the skills gap by designing the training opportunity from scratch
Roy F. Huetl knows firsthand that the best way…
Wrench Time – How to improve maintenance productivity
Wrench time explains why a company can get a…
Inadequate clutch maintenance grounds of bunkering tanker
Dartmouth, NS – In its investigation report (M17A0004), the…
Thermal imaging and ultrasonic testing are important tools in your PM program.
A well-executed preventative maintenance program is the cornerstone of…
Trump cards and tariffs – what’s the deal?
The eighth round of negotiations is in the offing…
The Maintenance Engineer’s Guide to Industrial Actuators
Actuators provide the push and pull of industrial automation.…
A Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles
Davenport, IA – Driving to work last week, deep…
Critical considerations for transformer replacement
When replacing power transformers, a few tips can ensure a quick return to service while also reducing future costs and downtime.
Internal CSIS note details ‘mega trends’ set to alter economy, society, security
Ottawa – From cryptocurrencies, to artificial intelligence, to the…
Improve communication flow between maintenance managers and technicians
Things don’t always go as planned – and for…
Bearing Witness – Ten industry tips on how to avoid counterfeit bearings
A quick internet search will yield plenty of hits…