Two Minute Tips
Whether you’re currently in a down situation or proactively looking to improve your asset reliability & maintenance plans, CAP Logistics is a natural fit to include on your team. While many companies in the transportation sector are looking to optimize everyday supply chain shipping rates by reducing availability on times and routes, we understand the critical importance of operational reliability 24/7/365..
- CAP Logistics
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.
When we speak about defects, we always start by thinking about Winston Ledet’s top 5. Behind these big five are the business systems that feed information, procurement, materials, permissions, custody, and storage. For example, if a wrong but similar part is pulled for a repair, then the defect would be a bad spare.
- Joel Levitt
Lubrication is the ‘poor relation’ of many maintenance programmes, often insufficiently understood, badly stored and haphazardly applied. But, when planned and implemented correctly, a lubrication plan will not only improve efficiency and save money, but also make significant improvements in terms of energy conservation, waste management and staff safety.
- Mark Needam
- AVT Reliability
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
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