Exclusive News: SDT and LUDECA Announce Strategic Partnership

November 24, 2015

Two industry leaders of Asset Condition Management technologies for Reliability are joining forces. SDT is thrilled to announce the appointment of LUDECA as exclusive distributor for their portable and online ultrasound condition monitoring technologies in the United States. SDT’s Director of Business Development Allan Rienstra said, “This strategic partnership is a logical step for two […]






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The Rights for Precision Shaft Alignment

November 24, 2015

Right safety procedures before you align. Right machines to align. Right alignment procedure. Right alignment tool. Right alignment tolerances. Right alignment targets. Right soft analysis and correction. Right shims. Right moves. Right bolt tightening sequence. Right bolt torquing. Right alignment report. Download [Infographic] 5-Step Shaft Alignment Procedure






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Who owns equipment reliability in your plant?

November 17, 2015

Who owns equipment reliability in your plant? The answer may surprise you. It is commonly thought that equipment reliability is owned by the maintenance staff in a facility. Is this true? Let’s look at all of the owners of reliability in your plant: Engineering is responsible for the design of (and often oversees) the installation […]






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Today We Honor Those Who Have Served and Fought for our Freedom! Happy Veterans Day!

November 11, 2015

LUDECA, a leading provider of Maintenance and Reliability Solutions, recognizes the sacrifices and selfless service made by all the men and women who have fought for our nation and freedom. We currently employ very proudly three members of the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force Reserve: Damien Hamm has been part of […]






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What Should We Do When Something Fails?

November 3, 2015

Guest post by Fred Schenkelberg, Reliability Expert for FMS Reliability A natural question to ask when something fails is “Why did it fail”? The answer is not always obvious or easy to sort out. Some failures result from design errors, others are related to supply chain and assembly issues, and yet others occur because of seemingly […]






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