It is well known that misalignment is one of the greatest causes of failure in rotating equipment. In fact, research demonstrates that more than 50% of machine breakdowns are the direct result of poor alignment...
- Grant Dennler
One of the most common problems with alignment of machinery is a condition known as soft foot. This is when one or more of the machine feet are not making solid contact with the mounting base...
- Mike Olszewski
- Reliability Concepts
NFPA 70E 2018 Edition – Changes and Implications for Personnel Performing Condition Based Maintenance Tasks
The 2018 Edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, was released in late 2017 with little fanfare. However, there are several significant changes in this edition that have potentially wide-ranging implications for maintenance personnel...
- Rudy Wodrich
The goal of equipment condition monitoring is to increase equipment availability, increase product yield and quality, and reduce maintenance cost by...
- Forrest Pardue
Electrical accidents, such as arc flashes, happen daily; however, there are ways companies and individuals can reduce the occurrence of these accidents and protect everybody concerned from the physical, financial, and statutory consequences...
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.