Three Things That Kill Your Reliability And What You Can Do About Them Now

June 5, 2018

As Published by Solutions Magazine March/April 2018 issue Ana Maria Delgado, CRL Shon Isenhour, CMRP CAMA CCMP, Founding Partner at Eruditio LLC During the many root cause analysis (RCA) investigations we facilitate and coach, we notice some themes that continue to manifest themselves in the findings. Often, they are grouped under the heading of precision […]

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Machine Life Expectancy – What Should the Maintenance Organization Focus on?

May 29, 2018

Guest post by John Lambert at Benchmark PDM Recently I have been seeing the P to F interval curve popping up a lot on my LinkedIn feed and in articles that I have read. It was a concept that I was first introduced to when I was implementing Reliability Centered Maintenance into the Engineering and Maintenance […]

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Poor Installation Makes Sheave Alignment Impossible!

September 5, 2017

Guest post by Bob Dunn at I&E Central, Inc. I was working with a customer to align sheaves using their Easy-Laser E180 sheave alignment tool. This is a new blower that had been installed by a contractor. Obviously the contractor did not check alignment before drilling the mounting holes. The horizontal angular error was about 1.25 […]

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Monitoring Plain Bearings With Ultrasound

August 1, 2017

For rotating machines, it is necessary to reduce friction most of the time to increase efficiency, decrease power losses and support loads. The element of choice is the well known team of bearing and lubricant. Bearings, in their different configurations, are one of the most efficient ways to reduce friction between a stationary and a […]

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Benefits of Ultrasound for Condition Monitoring

June 20, 2017

May 2017 – Processing Magazine This validated condition monitoring technology is versatile and inexpensive with a low learning curve. Solving asset reliability issues becomes stymied when leadership is ambivalent about the benefits of adopting multiple technologies for condition monitoring (CM). When they do adopt them, they quickly learn technologies alone are not enough without the manpower to […]

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