Organizations may be tempted to throw IIoT-enhanced devices and software at the wall to see what sticks. This may be an option, but it’s not conducive to a successful maintenance program rollout...
- Frederic Baudart
So what does it really mean to increase lubricant cleanliness? We read various articles and textbooks that talk about how increasing the cleanliness of an in-service oil will increase the life of a component and the lubricant, but how do we make that happen...
- Mark Barnes
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.
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
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
The goal of equipment condition monitoring is to increase equipment availability, increase product yield and quality, and reduce maintenance cost by...
- Forrest Pardue
A motor distributor in the Netherlands provided a 17 Kilowatt, 400-Volt motor to a local hospital in 2015. The hospital rented a portable crane to install the motor onto the roof of the building. The motor is used to operate a fan that is mounted on the hospital’s roof...
- Richard Scott
- ALL-TEST PRO