Studies show that 50 to 70% of all equipment failures can be directly traced to a lubrication-related issue, most of which can be found with oil analysis.
Yelo’s manufacturing plant was custom-built to enable it to produce the highest quality vegetable oil and animal feed using only mechanical processes.
Asset availability and reliability is critical to the business and the management team understood that adopting a ‘run-to-failure’ reactive maintenance approach would be both costly and inefficient.
- Frederic Thomas
- AVT Reliability
Overhead cranes are often a single source cause of downtime in any manufacturing facility, especially when discussing those performing services in a steel mill’s melt shop. Often, these assets do not have redundancy that would allow for one to be taken....
- Stephen Bailey
- IVC Technologies
Reliability engineers can’t be in two places at once. But when assets from two different plants are raising concern, how does the engineer figure out which one is more likely to contribute to an outage? Remote diagnostics help maintenance teams decide where to deploy valuable resources like subject matter experts, troubleshooting equipment, and spares.......
- Brett Burger
- National Instruments
EMSDs, along with data analysis and a new approach to maintenance called condition-based maintenance, can exploit the information age to not only bridge the knowledge gap, but to also improve the efficiency, safety, reliability and cost of electrical system maintenance…
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.
Electrical failure modes can be divided into four main categories. This tip will briefly discuss these categories and their associated thermal patterns to help the field thermographer better understand and identify thermal anomalies found in the field...
- Roy Huff
- The Snell Group
In this interview, we speak with Subbu about his start in the lubricant analysis field, and get his point of view about key tools and changes in the reliability, lubrication, and wireless vibration analysis industries…
- KNV Subrahmanyam
- Single Peak Lube Technologies
Predictive maintenance techniques have proven to be effective strategies to reduce unexpected machinery failure...
- Meredith Christman
- PCB Piezotronics