Putting the Simple Back into Viscosity
Simply stated, viscosity is defined as the internal resistance of a fluid to flow. That doesn’t sound too difficult, does it?
- John Sander
- Lubrication Engineers
The Relation Between Reactive, Run to Failure (RTF), and Corrective Maintenance (CM)
Failure-based Maintenance (FBM) is unscheduled maintenance or repair to return the asset to a defined state. There are no interventions until a failure has occurred. This includes the Reactive Maintenance and the Run to Failure (RTF) Maintenance. Many are not differentiating between the above-mentioned types of Maintenance and use the two terms as alternatives.
- Ahmed Kotb
Keeping Track of your BoM Building Progress
Sometimes, asset-intensive companies work with a third-party contractor to assist with a BoM building project. There are quite a few reasons for this. For one, building BoMs are expensive. Much time, resources, and expertise are required for successful completion, and not every asset-intensive company may possess the required expertise. In this case, it would make sense for these companies to outsource their BoM building rather than embarking on a project without adequate resources.
- Adanna Anyalachi
Run to Failure Shouldn’t Be an Option: Preventive Maintenance and CMMS
One of the leading concepts being adopted in asset-intensive companies today is the idea of preventive maintenance. With the emergence of CMMS and EAM systems designed to automate many industrial processes, preventive maintenance is now being seen as a necessary option for many businesses...
- Sophie Strobel
- HubHead Corp.
Addressing Manufacturers’ Concerns Towards Data-Sharing
In today’s interview with Vatsan Govindarajan and Arnulf Hagen, we focused on learning how SAP PEI fits into the larger ecosystem of enterprise asset management, the role of Asset Central, a re-usable asset registry across IoT applications for seamless integration and data consistency, the low-hanging fruits in a customer’s digitization journey...
- Annabelle Roux
Understanding the Difference Between Preventive and Predictive Strategies
Preventive and predictive maintenance may achieve the same goals (healthy assets), but only one keeps costs reined in while improving maintenance as a business value driver.
- Frederic Baudart
Duke Energy Takes Advantage of IIoT for Predictive Maintenance Applications
This case study investigates Duke Energy’s quest to replace its monthly, manual data collection practices with daily, remote data collection and monitoring.
- Alex West
- IHS Markit
Leveraging IoT for Condition-Based Maintenance
Let's start with the basics. What is condition-based Maintenance? Condition-based maintenance (CBM) is a maintenance strategy that ...
- Jay Cooper