Balancing cost reduction and efficiency improvement targets is a common source of frustration for maintenance and engineering managers. For facilities that operate continuously with no window for unplanned shutdowns, poor reliability and availability of machinery is far more serious, but even in factories with regular opportunities for maintenance, recovery can still be expensive and time consuming.
- AVT Reliability
Vibration analysts shouldn't detect misalignment that results from poor alignment practices. Vibration analysts shouldn't detect cavitation. And vibration analysts shouldn't detect faults in rolling element bearings...
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute