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Performing Crane Infrared Inspections

Infrared Thermography inspections of Overhead Cranes can detect and prevent numerous problems that can result in costly downtime. In some industry, the unexpected failure of a crane component can...

Ultrasound Isn’t Always Practical

Ultrasonic lubrication monitoring is not practical for all situations. A bearing turning 25 rpm will not emit the same acoustic energy as one turning 1800 rpm. Quality of the sound is used instead...

Fundamentals of Maintenance

I've seen those in a reactive environment attempt to jump-start a proactive maintenance mode by adding manufacturer recommended PM's in bulk, and/or by adding a PdM program. However, if the...

Management of Change (MOC)

Organizations are recognizing that standardized and complete asset data is critical to having trustworthy information on which to act. Obtaining this data is a costly endeavor, and as soon as the...

Look Between The Peaks

In many cases people only focus on the peaks in the vibration spectrum; especially the tops of the peaks. But what happens at the bottom of the spectrum is also very important. The "noise floor",...

Are You a Fire Fighter or a Business Person?

There are culture paradigms that need to be overcome in most maintenance organizations due to the 'firefighting' nature of the business.

When a Technician moves up through the ranks to a Role as...