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74 Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra

Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra Part 2

When it comes to condition-based monitoring, no matter how hard you try, you can never have 100% failure protection. At some point and on some level even at the smallest levels something is going to go wrong and your assets are going to fail. The best choice is to always plan for those sudden failures to minimize their damage in the end. The only way to ensure that is to have a very good detection strategy in place. Ultrasound helps greatly in achieving this milestone by helping you monitor the health of your entire […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on 74 Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra

73 Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra

Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra Part 1

When it comes to condition-based monitoring, no matter how hard you try, you can never have 100% failure protection. At some point and on some level even at the smallest levels something is going to go wrong and your assets are going to fail. The best choice is to always plan for those sudden failures to minimize their damage in the end. The only way to ensure that is to have a very good detection strategy in place. Ultrasound helps greatly in achieving this milestone by helping you monitor the health of your entire […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on 73 Understanding Ultrasound with Allan Rienstra

72 Using AIMS in Asset Management with Ali Bashir

Asset Integrity Management Systems with Ali Bashir

Whenever we talk about asset management, asset integrity is the first thing that pops up in your mind. Asset integrity is the ability of an asset to perform effectively and efficiently depending upon the environment to meet the bottom-line of an organization. This also includes and depends on the integrity of the systems, processes, and people that show the nature of that organization. Your asset management strategy should be fit for purpose and needs to be developed considering the requirements of the organization along with the risks that are involved if it fails. This is […]

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71 Issues with Lubrication Programs with David Pedden

Issues with Lubrication Programs with David Pedden

It is not possible to keep your equipment operating at efficiency and for high productivity if you are not lubricating the machines properly. That is why it is so vital to use the right lubricant to avoid any breakdowns or other failures in your systems. You have to always keep an eye for the contamination because it alone can cause severe damage. When you apply the lubricants poorly, there are a hundred things that go wrong with the handling of the machines and in a result causes problems for your storage strategy.

That is […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Comments Off on 71 Issues with Lubrication Programs with David Pedden

70 Understanding Oil Analysis with David Pedden

70 Understanding Oil Analysis with David Pedden

Oil analysis is a very important part of any lubrication program. Oil is an essential ingredient for your equipment and provides a strong bottom line. When there are contaminants in your oil, your equipment fails more often than it is supposed to. That means you have to get more spare parts, buy more lubricants and deal with increased downtime. When the condition of your oil is good that is where the oil analysis comes in for making sure it is your machines work properly. In a result, you save a lot of money by […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on 70 Understanding Oil Analysis with David Pedden

69 Using Reliability Software with Fred Schenkelberg

69 Using Reliability Software with Fred Schenkelberg

When it comes to reliability modeling, there are a lot of variables involved that you need to look at before you go into the design phase. It is not possible for a human mind to make all these statistical calculations and run analysis varying from simple to complex data analysis. That is where a reliability modeling software is needed. Now there are a lot of software available in the market for different purposes but you need to be clear about your needs first. The software assists you by running simulations based on different models.

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68 Condition Monitoring with John Lambert

68 Condition Monitoring with John Lambert

Ever wonder why your assets aren t producing the value they are supposed to even if you have trained staff and big budgets? Are you a fan of Predictive maintenance improvement of your organizational processes? Then, condition monitoring is where you should start. The meaning of this word is as simple as the word itself. You just need to check the state of your asset on a regular basis and as the state of your asset change, you would know what possible failures that change can lead to and then you can try predictive maintenance […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on 68 Condition Monitoring with John Lambert

67 WiRAM with Maura Abad

Women In Reliability and Asset Management (WiRAM)  with Maura Abad

The presence of women in different industries is a growing fact that cannot be denied. They are now involved in fields from management to engineering that were considered solely to be men s and they are doing these jobs incredibly and competently. There are a very few platforms that emphasize on empowering the women and providing them with content that they need to get better at their jobs and be a valuable asset to the organizations they work for. Still, there is a large number of women who are making transitions […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on 67 WiRAM with Maura Abad

66 The Certified Reliability Leaders with Paul Crocker

The Certified Reliability Leaders with Paul Crocker

Relying only on the maintenance side of the equipment isn t enough to be a successful organization these days. There are a lot of other fields that top organizations master themselves to be a reliability leader in the industry. One of the distinctive qualities in these companies are, having good and experienced Certified Reliability Leaders. The organizations who focus on CRL are much more likely to achieve all of their missions and goals as compared to the ones who don t. Leadership plays a key role in the success of maintenance and reliability programs.

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on 66 The Certified Reliability Leaders with Paul Crocker

65 CMMS Implementation Pitfalls with Scott Rojas

CMMS Implementation Pitfalls with Scott Rojas

CMMS is the best way to ensure better performance of your assets and organizations tend to buy systems like that because they want to automate their job processes to monitor and control the performances closely. Putting together a team of experts is a good way to do your need analysis. The selection and implementation process depends on the experience of that team because there are a lot of CMMS available in the industry. Your team is going to help you select, design, and configure those systems depending on your requirements and purposes. The needs in […]

By | -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Comments Off on 65 CMMS Implementation Pitfalls with Scott Rojas