200-Special 200th Episode of Rooted in Reliability Podcast

Special 200th Episode of Rooted in Reliability Podcast

Joining us for this special episode are some of our past guests. In no particular order:

  1. Shon Isenhour from Eruditio
  2. Fred Schenkelberg from Accendo Reliability
  3. Rob Kalwarowsky from Rob’s Reliability Project
  4. Brandon Weil from Eruditio
  5. Lucas Marino from Marino Consulting
  6. Blair Fraser from Quartic.ai

They’re going to help answer questions from the audience.


1. Tyler is a maintenance supervisor with interests in reliability, leadership, and continuous improvement. He listens […]

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199-Oil Mist Lubrication with Heinz Bloch

Oil Mist Lubrication with Heinz Bloch

Lubrication is one of the most important aspects in asset management and having a sophisticated tool for this purpose makes a real difference to facilitate an organization s lubrication program. This is where oil mist lubrication helps to achieve your lubrication goals. Its mechanism is based on creating a slightly pressured area that prevents moisture and other contaminants to enter into the bearing itself which also preserves the integrity of any vulnerable components as well as your lubricant. That s how oil mist lubrication differs greatly from the traditional lubrication as it effectively keeps your […]

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198-PDM with Martin Blenkers

PDM with Martin Blenkers

All through Europe, America and other emerging economies, the new wave of industrial technologies is bringing a fundamental shift to how we approach operations. With tools like artificial intelligence and machine learning, reliability and maintenance as we know it is being curved in vastly different ways. Martin of Uptime Works helps us get up to speed with how we can start leveraging predictive maintenance strategies to improve productivity and cut on costs.

The points addressed in this podcast highlight:

  • What Predictive maintenance is
  • The […]
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197-Change from the Middle with Brandon Weil

Change from the Middle with Brandon Weil

For maintenance and reliability programs to be successful, often it will be championed by middle management. These are the people who interact and report on progress and challenges faced on the plant floor. Brandon Weil joins us on this episode to shed some light on how middle managers can contribute to productive change in an organization.

Key highlights from this episode are:

  • How often the drive from change comes from middle management
  • Strategies for influencing up and down the organization
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196-Reliability Trends with Fred Schenkelberg

Reliability Trends with Fred Schenkelberg

We re not invited on Oprah to talk about Maintenance Management Podcasts allow us to get insights from our peers.

In this episode, James once again interviews Fred Schenkelberg. Fred is the reliability expert at FMS Reliability, reliability engineering and management consulting firm he founded in 2004. Fred talks with us today about digital content and its role in the Reliability community.

We start by discussing the traffic levels on various topic posts and how the basics are still what attracts the most views and searches. Articles like

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