Tackling downtime cataloging Pareto's ongoing initially dealt with chronic issues while data was limited but have concentrated on Pareto's. Live production monitoring on key processes, which has uncovered a lot of other unrecorded losses.
- Andrew Keene
- Inghams Group
It is Saturday night, 2 a.m. Your mobile phone rings, and caller ID reveals that it is work calling. Something has gone wrong – or maybe not, but since you are the reliability engineer, you are the one expected to drop everything, go in, and figure it out. The guys that called, operations, only know that they heard or felt something unfamiliar.
- John Vigants
- RDI Technologies
Vibration measurements on reciprocating compressors prove to be difficult due to the natural mechanical movement of this type of machinery. However, there are some important parts that should be monitored for changes in vibration behaviour...
- Sander Bakker
- Istec International
There is one formula in the book SMRP Best Practices that I couldn’t digest, and I think that it needs either to be clarified or to be revised by SMRP...
- Ahmed Kotb
Any real sense of reliability training returning the greatest possible value must be based upon the needs of the business and the future growth and technology, extending to every individual and department. Reliability training must not be conceived as something to improve the skills of the lowest technician but to improve the skills of every technician.
- Joey Cantrell
- Constellium Muscle Shoals
Skilled labor is in short supply. Companies are struggling to find talent. Education systems throughout North America have done a poor job of producing ‘job-ready’ graduates. The skills shortage is particularly obvious in maintenance...
- James Reyes-Picknell
- Conscious Asset