Two Minute Tips
Are you considering the implementation of Planning and Scheduling in your Maintenance group? Maybe you have already started the process and chosen the Planners to take you forward in your Continuous Improvement Process..
- Mark Jolley
- Marshall Institute
Senior people need to strike a balance between providing enough structure to ensure there is control and stability of day-to-day activities, while giving their team members room to make improvement suggestions, grow and expand their capabilities. One place where a leader can send a strong message of regarding this balance is during meetings with their team..
- Tom Moriarty
- Alidade MER, Inc.
Companies have been using Predictive Maintenance for 30 years using technologies like vibration, ultrasonic, thermography, oil analysis, and motor current analysis. It is only within the last five years that advances in technology have radically changed what is possible. The future of Predictive Maintenance is...
- Ken Madsen
As much as 70% of all premature machine failures can be attributed to contamination. To prevent these failures, it is important to purify the new oil as it comes into the facility and then keep it clean throughout its life. By establishing an ISO code cleanliness goal and maintaining it, you will extend the life of the oil and the equipment..
- Preston Rubottom
- Lubrication Engineers, Inc
Broken or fractured rotor bars are found as elevated Pole Pass Frequency (PPF) sidebands of line fre- quency (LF). PPF is calculated using the synchronous speed minus the running speed times the number of poles..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
Unplugging your computer without going through the proper shutdown steps can be a recipe for disaster. In the same way you need to ensure your lubricated equipment is idled and stored properly, allowing it to be protected against corrosion and oxidation..
- Bernie Hall
Can we imagine an orchestra playing without a Maestro? Surely the result will be a song of ecstasy. It's the same in our maintenance department, the planner act like the maestro to plan, organize, and schedule the job..
- Alaa Omar
- Egyptian Natural Gas Co.