Working around electrical equipment, it’s imperative to understand the potential hazard of arc flashes, what causes them, and how to prevent serious damage to people and assets. When electrical current passes through the air from one point to another, the resulting arc flash can reach temperatures up to 35,000° F. An arc flash is the light, concussive energy, and heat produced as part of an arc fault, a type of electrical discharge that results from a connection from phase to phase, or phase to ground.
- Mike Levitt
- Allied Reliability
To maximize your ROI in the asset selection process, it’s important to keep in mind the difference between proof of concept and scale deployment. Before we start a project, we must define the goals and KPIs, and there are quite a few differences between the two approaches…
- Dries Van Loon
Balancing today’s lengthy lead times/supply chain issues with the need to keep critical operations running smoothly, petrochemical and refining plants are hedging their bets by proactively ordering new or replacement equipment (e.g., pumps and motors) a year or more in advance of the anticipated install date.
- Keith Macaluso
- T.F. Hudgins, an Allied Reliability brand
Many organizations suffer higher costs and lower productivity than is possible. They react to equipment health problems. They don’t have good plans on how to best care for equipment. Without a good plan, or if unable to execute the plan, it is nearly impossible to get ahead of the maintenance cycle of doom, or to keep from falling back into it.
- Tom Moriarty
- Alidade MER, Inc.
You hear it more and more often: predictive maintenance. Rightfully so, because it enables businesses to predict a future failure point in their assets. With all the benefits that are a result of this, like minimal loss in production and less downtime and maintenance costs, you would think that most businesses have this technology in place. Unfortunately, nothing is less true.
- Pieter Van Camp
- I-Care Group
Digital transformation is finding its way into a lot of industries, including LNG. Condition monitoring (CM) for production asset healthcare and reliability is an important part of this transformation.
- Michael Hastings
- Bruel & Kjaer Vibro
The Performance Centered Asset Management concept is designed to optimize the inherent value of the assets in terms of Safety, Environment and Business.
- Pascal Clement
Improving asset management in any organization not only requires effective leadership and a strategy, but also engagement from end users and other people involved with the program(s). In general, technology offers solutions to stay competitive and discover new business opportunities.
- Graham Heiner
This presentation will provide a better understanding of the benefits of asset criticality analysis and assessments, exploring key tools that allow you to perform an ACA and explaining how to include these assessments as part of your core work.
- Frederic Baudart