How Often Should Condition Monitoring Measurements Be Taken?

October 10, 2017

Condition Monitoring Expert Tip #2 by Mobius Institute This tip is sponsored by IMVAC (International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference) How do you decide how often measurements should be taken? Regardless of the condition monitoring technology, you must decide how often measurements will be taken. At one extreme, it could be a permanent monitoring system that takes […]

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Uncover Hidden Savings and Opportunities in your Belt-Driven Machines

March 7, 2017

Reposted from EASY-LASER® blog Are you the type of person who, going by the principle of “We’ve always done it this way, and it’s worked well”, continues to use a ruler or a piece of string to align your sheaves/pulleys? If so, you can definitely save some money, by reading this. It is a common […]

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Do No Harm in 2017! The Hippocratic Oath Applied to Reliability

January 3, 2017

As Published by Uptime Magazine December/ January 2017 issue Do No Harm: The Hippocratic Oath Applied to Reliability The Greek physician Hippocrates (c.460 BC – c.370 BC) is credited with an oath that was meant to provide certain ethical standards a physician was to uphold. While maintenance is not of the magnitude as being a […]

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Why should you rethink overall vibration monitoring?

October 11, 2016

As Published by Maintenance Technology Magazine August 2016 issue Clinging to a single approach that made economic sense for your plant ‘back in the day’ could be an expensive strategy.” Overall values are the most common measurements and calculations used in vibration analysis. What’s more, some reliability and maintenance programs rely solely on them. The goal […]

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Reliability workflow @BICMagazine

January 19, 2016

As Published by BIC Magazine December 2015 issue A world-class reliability program is not achieved overnight,  yet you must start somewhere. Your first step is to vest your entire human capital in its success. Reliability is a culture,  not a goal, and it flows from the top down. Therefore, executive sponsorship with integrity and enforcement […]

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