More than 300 million electric motors are used in infrastructure, large buildings, and industry globally. These motors account for about 2/3rds of the industrial power consumption. Electricity is required in almost all areas of the plant to provide the driving force that either operates the equipment that produces the products or provides the services that the plant’s equipment was built to perform..
- Mark Koch
- ALL-TEST Pro, LLC
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
When Scott Fischer, Maintenance Manager, joined Basic American Foods, he recognized that the Blackfoot Basic American Foods plant was in need of a dedicated lubricant storage and handling process and products to support his reliability program goals.
- Mark Barnes
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
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
The goal of equipment condition monitoring is to increase equipment availability, increase product yield and quality, and reduce maintenance cost by...
- Forrest Pardue
Infrared (IR) windows save lives. Most Thermographers today are thankful to perform their scans without the danger and time of removing heavy panels. But just as the thermal imager is a tool - so is the IR Window. And as with any tool, it must be used correctly to get the desired results...
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.