5 Reasons Why Attending a Conference is Valuable

June 30, 2015

Attendance at professional conferences can be expensive and remove the employee from the workforce for several days. So why allow your employees to attend a professional conference? The employee is allowed to network with others performing the same job functions. This allows sharing of knowledge and experiences that can be used to make improvements in […]






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Alignment With A Lot of Vibration

June 23, 2015

One of the big problems I’ve seen people run into when doing alignments is a lack of repeatability due to high vibration from nearby machinery. It’s obviously pretty difficult to align something that’s moving several thousandths. There are still ways to get accurate readings with some laser alignment tools. Let’s say you are in the […]






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Caribbean Goes Wireless with VIBCONNECT RF Condition Monitoring System

June 16, 2015

Are you running out time to get your job done? Has your boss or supervisor saddled you with extra responsibilities? Are you not performing your PM tasks on time due to these extra responsibilities? If you answered yes to any of these,  don’t feel alone in this ever changing industry. We are all being asked […]






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How to Avoid Machinery Damaged or Unserviceable After Storage

June 9, 2015

Putting your machines away for future use may appear a simple operation; however,  there are pitfalls that you should try to avoid. Storing machinery for certain lengths of time can bring about damage that could render that machine or some of its components inoperable to you when the time comes to use it. Here are […]






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How do you set your condition monitoring intervals?

June 2, 2015

A lot of facilities assign condition monitoring intervals based upon arbitrary schedules such as 30,  90, 180 or 365 days. Often, this is due to a lack of understanding of how equipment fails, misunderstanding how conditional tasks such as vibration analysis work, available labor and lack of importance placed upon condition monitoring efforts. These arbitrary collection intervals […]






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