Don’t let Hercules install your equipment bearings!

October 3, 2017

It seems that every maintenance department has at least one Hercules that uses more muscle than technique to complete maintenance activities.  Brute force and strength are occasionally required to complete a task.  Having Hercules around is important when those moments arise. However,  applying care and good technique are usually better. Over 90% of rotating equipment […]






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And the Preaching goes on… Proper Mounting of Bearings

August 6, 2013

During the recent AFPM Reliability & Maintenance Conference and Exhibition in Orlando,  FL. Terry O’Hanlon, Publisher of Uptime Magazine and Reliabilityweb.com, gave a speech about proper maintenance practices. One of the subjects was ‘Proper Mounting of Bearings’. In the late 1960’s, one of the large cotton seed processors in Nicaragua had an urgent need for […]






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