Technology Based Crane Monitoring and Diagnostics
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
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
Purchasing Gear Lubricants: Be Careful When Playing the Numbers Game
As the old saying goes, “Figures don’t lie, but liars do figure.” This is not to suggest that gear lubricant sales representatives are liars, but rather that too often neither the sales rep nor the purchaser completely understands what the numbers on a technical sheet or price list really mean...
- John Sander
- Lubrication Engineers
A Hoist Application in the Mining Industry
A hoist or winder is a mission critical application found in underground mines. The hoist is used either to transport ore to the surface or personnel to or from the mine shaft. There are three types of hoists...
- Tim Sundstrom
- SPM Instrument
Go Beyond Condition Monitoring; Condition Improvement
We all know what a great job vibration analyst’s perform. They are all that stands between a manageable plant and the chaos and mayhem that can result from machines failing unexpectedly...
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute