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    • "Selling" your Reliability Program; The Seven Customer Rules
    • "Selling" your Reliability Program; The Seven Customer Rules
      $ 4.00

      You want to grow your reliability program, which means more resources ......

      You want to grow your reliability program, which means more resources ... you need to "sell" your program to your manager. The last thing that he wants is to be "sold" on the RCM program (Resource Consuming Monster, as it is sometimes known). However, if you understand what the RULES...

    • 10 Elements Essential in Developing a Comprehensive Maintenance Training Program
    • 10 Elements Essential in Developing a Comprehensive Maintenance Training Program
      $ 4.00

      In the United States, we are losing skilled maintenance crafts at an...

      In the United States, we are losing skilled maintenance crafts at an alarming rate. In order for a plant to obtain reliability goals, the maintenance organization must be capable of maintaining critical plant equipment at a high level. It is therefore necessary to implement a comprehensive and effective maintenance training...

    • 7 Critical Steps to Effectively Optimize Your Maintenance Storeroom
    • 7 Critical Steps to Effectively Optimize Your Maintenance Storeroom
      $ 4.00

      This paper addresses the critical role that the maintenance storeroom plays in...

      This paper addresses the critical role that the maintenance storeroom plays in supporting overall plant equipment reliability. It will cover the top twenty key areas associated with conducting a storeroom optimization project as well as the typical process of implementing storeroom improvements. Author: Doug Hart, Progressive Maintenance TechnologiesSource: Reliability World...

    • Achieving the Target Cleanliness in a Gearbox - A Case Study Presentation
    • Achieving the Target Cleanliness in a Gearbox - A Case Study Presentation
      $ 4.00

      Gearbox applications are challenging when attempting to achieve and maintain an aggressive...

      Gearbox applications are challenging when attempting to achieve and maintain an aggressive level of lubricant cleanliness. A balance must be maintained between what is financially feasible and what is absolutely best for the machine. This paper discusses these challenges and looks at three case studies where tight lubricant cleanliness levels...

    • Advanced Tools For Hydraulic Contamination Control On Mobile Equipment
    • Advanced Tools For Hydraulic Contamination Control On Mobile Equipment
      $ 4.00

      We often fall victim to the logic that equipment can withstand many...

      We often fall victim to the logic that equipment can withstand many hours of operation in the hardest environments without the need for extraordinary maintenance. The reality is that machines cannot survive without dedicated attention to contaminants, which can be introduced through many forms (repairs, humidity, hose failures, attachments, wrong...

    • Aligning Oil Analysis with Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
    • Aligning Oil Analysis with Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
      $ 4.00

      Many companies invest in oil analysis without considering what their ultimate goals...

      Many companies invest in oil analysis without considering what their ultimate goals or objectives really are. This fire, aim, ready approach to oil analysis can result in a serious erosion of the value oil analysis can provide in support of a reliability-driven maintenance process. In this session learn how to...

    • Applying the Correct Maintenance Strategies to Your Assets: Making Business-Driven Decisions
    • Applying the Correct Maintenance Strategies to Your Assets: Making Business-Driven Decisions
      $ 4.00

      Many companies have implemented reliability initiatives geared toward optimizing the maintenance functions...

      Many companies have implemented reliability initiatives geared toward optimizing the maintenance functions at their plants. Some are successful; however, most will admit the expected benefits were not achieved. While there are many approaches to successfully implementing a reliability program, in this session, you will learn a proven model for improving...

    • Automotive Filter Selection
    • Automotive Filter Selection
      $ 4.00

      There are numerous choices when it comes to selecting an automotive oil...

      There are numerous choices when it comes to selecting an automotive oil filter. To gain a true understanding of filters on the market, they must be compared on a level playing field. To level the playing field, two main areas are reviewed: ISO 4548-12 and overall construction. Once the oil...

    • Automotive Lubricants and Testing
    • Automotive Lubricants and Testing
      $ 140.00

      Automotive Lubricants and Testing provides a comprehensive overview of various lubrication aspects...

      Automotive Lubricants and Testing provides a comprehensive overview of various lubrication aspects of a typical powertrain system, including the engine, transmission, driveline, and other components. It also covers lubrication fundamentals and lubricant testing methods that are influenced by lubricant additive formulation and engine hardware changes. This handbook contains 26 chapters...

    • Automotive Oil Drain Frequencies
    • Automotive Oil Drain Frequencies
      $ 4.00

      This technical paper discusses the oil drain frequencies (drain intervals) for heavy...

      This technical paper discusses the oil drain frequencies (drain intervals) for heavy duty diesel engines, transmissions, drive line gears and mobile hydraulics as well as for passenger cars and trucks. The reasons for oil replacement, factors affecting oil drain intervals, oil analysis tests that should be considered, and methods of...

    • Balancing Basics
    • Balancing Basics
      $ 4.00

      There are several factors that can contribute to a successful balancing job;...

      There are several factors that can contribute to a successful balancing job; conversely if these factors are overlooked you could be in for a very long day.This paper describes 8 steps to a successful balance job. Author:  Noria CorporationSource:  Reliability World 2007 Conference ProceedingsPages:  6Figures and Illustrations:  10Format:  PDF -...

    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
      $ 4.00

      A comprehensive Root Cause Analysis program is one piece of an overall...

      A comprehensive Root Cause Analysis program is one piece of an overall reliability effort, and the investigation of problems should be part of everyday work processes. This paper will help you develop investigation processes for both major and minor issues within a company. Working the day-to-day problems effectively, and capturing...

    • Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting Workbook
    • Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting
      $ 74.95

      Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting is written for electricians, millwrights, supervisors, reliability technicians and...

      Basic Hydraulic Troubleshooting is written for electricians, millwrights, supervisors, reliability technicians and anyone who is responsible for the hydraulic maintenance of plant machinery. This fully-illustrated color manual contains nearly 300 pages of troubleshooting and reliability procedures. It can also be used as reference as actual machine problems occur. Most mechanics...

    • Basics of Fleet Maintenance
    • Basics of Fleet Maintenance
      $ 47.00

      Basics of Fleet Maintenance is designed for anyone who is involved with...

      Basics of Fleet Maintenance is designed for anyone who is involved with operating or maintaining mobile equipment. This book is written in a clear, straight forward style as it identifies important issues for managing Fleet Maintenance in today's environment. In addition to providing strategies and techniques for Fleet Maintenance management,...

    • Best Oil Sampling Practices
    • Best Oil Sampling Practices
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Wes Cash Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Wes Cash Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Proper sampling procedures are the foundation of an effective oil analysis program. Without good sampling procedures, time and money are wasted, and incorrect information gleaned from data. Wes Cash describes the best practices for oil sampling that...

    • Best Practice Mobile Equipment Maintenance through Oil Analysis and Lubrication
    • Best Practice Mobile Equipment Maintenance through Oil Analysis and Lubrication
      $ 4.00

      This paper tells the story of maintenance and reliability challenges and how...

      This paper tells the story of maintenance and reliability challenges and how effective oil analysis and mobile equipment reliability programs were initiated and sustained in a remote mining area of Western Australia. The author spent fourteen months during 2005 and 2006 performing maintenance and reliability improvement work and living in...

    • Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement
    • Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement
      $ 19.95

      Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement reveals how to refocus...

      Best Practices in Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement reveals how to refocus lean/six sigma processes on what author Richard Schonberger—world-renowned process improvement pioneer—calls "the Golden Goals": better quality, quicker response, greater flexibility, and higher value. This manual shows you how it can be done, employing success stories of over 100...

    • Compressor Handbook: Principles and Practice
    • Compressor Handbook: Principles and Practice
      $ 123.00

      This book provides a practical introduction to dynamic and positive displacement compressors,...

      This book provides a practical introduction to dynamic and positive displacement compressors, including compressor performance, operation, and problem awareness. In reading this book readers will learn what is needed to select, operate, and troubleshoot compressors. Complete with real-life case histories, the book demonstrates investigative techniques for identifying and isolating various...

    • Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability and Availability
    • Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability and Availability
      $ 45.50

      Written by experts with more than 100 combined years of industry experience...

      Written by experts with more than 100 combined years of industry experience in machinery failure avoidance, Compressors: How to Achieve High Reliability & Availability offers proven solutions to a pervasive and expensive problem in modern industry - compressor failure. This succinct, on-the-job guide addresses elusive causes of compressor failure and...

    • Condition Based Maintenance and Fluid Analysis
    • Condition Based Maintenance and Fluid Analysis
      $ 4.00

      Conditioned-based maintenance (CBM) provides you with the tools necessary to squeeze every...

      Conditioned-based maintenance (CBM) provides you with the tools necessary to squeeze every possible hour out of your machinery. It saves you money by matching service intervals to the working environment and real-time machine health. CBM is unique because it involves maintenance that is predictive as well as preventative. Fluid analysis...

    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
      $ 4.00

      The iron, coal, precious metal, and mineral mining industries subject lubrication and...

      The iron, coal, precious metal, and mineral mining industries subject lubrication and hydraulic systems and components to extreme levels of contamination that are rarely seen in other manufacturing environments. Yet, in one case study, an iron ore processing facility was able to reduce the material and labor expenses associated with...

    • Creating a Lean but Effective Oil Analysis Program
    • Creating a Lean but Effective Oil Analysis Program
      $ 4.00

      Whether it's a budget issue, management buy-in, lack of individuals or just...

      Whether it's a budget issue, management buy-in, lack of individuals or just a small company with limited funds, there are ways to establish an effective oil analysis program with minimal startup and operation costs. In this session you'll hear case studies on alternatives to expensive in-house test equipment, good utilization...

    • Daily One-Minute Lubrication Inspections and Field Tests
    • Daily One-Minute Lubrication Inspections and Field Tests
      $ 19.95

      Routine inspection of a machine’s lubrication system is one of the easiest...

      Routine inspection of a machine’s lubrication system is one of the easiest and most productive ways to avoid equipment failure. This book describes many lubrication-related variables that can be quickly and easily monitored in a short timeframe. These inspections will be revealing, and can serve as the foundation of a...

    • Daily One-Minute Lubrication Inspections and Field Tests (Digital Download)
    • Daily One-Minute Lubrication Inspections and Field Tests (Digital Download)
      $ 16.95

      Routine inspection of a machine’s lubrication system is one of the easiest...

      Routine inspection of a machine’s lubrication system is one of the easiest and most productive ways to avoid equipment failure. This book describes many lubrication-related variables that can be quickly and easily monitored in a short timeframe. These inspections will be revealing, and can serve as the foundation of a...

    • Don't Just Fix It, Improve It!
    • Don't Just Fix It, Improve It!
      $ 47.00

      In Don't Just Fix It, Improve It! A Journey to the Precision...

      In Don't Just Fix It, Improve It! A Journey to the Precision Domain you will learn: Strategies and tools for organizational evolution How to stop spending money fixing failures and losing production How defects affect bottom line results How to use the Hero's Journey to build a learning organization Don't...

    • Driving Reliability with One Minute Daily Inspections
    • Driving Reliability with One Minute Daily Inspections
      $ 49.00

      Instructor:    Jeremy Wright Course Length:   40 Minutes License: 1 seat x...

      Instructor:    Jeremy Wright Course Length:   40 Minutes License: 1 seat x 365 days* The most important maintenance function doesn't require anything from your toolbox. Nor does it involve an instrument or an oil sample. It may not even be on your PM schedule or lube route. What it does...

    • Effective Electric Motor Bearing Lubrication
    • Effective Electric Motor Bearing Lubrication
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Electric motor bearings are fragile parts that require precise lubrication strategy. Common maintenance mistakes include incorrect lubricant selection, contamination, loss of lubricant and over-greasing. Jeremy Wright describes the best practices for creating an effective motor bearing lubrication...

    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
    • Effective RCFA Methods for Smaller Companies
      $ 4.00

      Large companies typically have an individual or group fully or partially dedicated...

      Large companies typically have an individual or group fully or partially dedicated to root cause failure analysis (RCFA). Medium and smaller-sized companies generally don't have enough resources to focus on RCFA, and the maintenance or operations manager is placed in charge. Because of their busy schedules, RCFA is often rushed...

    • Establishing a Condition-Based Maintenance program for Buildings and Facilities
    • Establishing a Condition-Based Maintenance program for Buildings and Facilities
      $ 4.00

      The National Institutes of Health is the Federal focal point for medical...

      The National Institutes of Health is the Federal focal point for medical research in the United States. On the main campus in Bethesda, MD, some 20,000 doctors, researchers, and scientists work in over 60 buildings to advance the state of medical knowledge and research. The Building Maintenance Team (BMT) provides...

    • Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook
    • Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook
      $ 73.95

      An essential on-the-job resource, Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook presents step-by-step coverage of...

      An essential on-the-job resource, Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook presents step-by-step coverage of the planning, design, and execution of operations and maintenance procedures for structures, equipment, and systems in any type of facility. This career-building reference provides the tools needed to streamline facility management processes…reduce operational costs…and ensure the effective utilization,...

    • Filtration Basics
    • Filtration Basics
      $ 4.00

      Too often, engineers believe that a quoted micron rating is the absolute...

      Too often, engineers believe that a quoted micron rating is the absolute size of the filter pores and that all particles greater than this size will be stopped. This is not the case, and this paper addresses the basic concept of filter ratings and the often quoted Beta Performance values....

    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
      $ 4.00

      In the course of fluid monitoring, it is necessary to know when...

      In the course of fluid monitoring, it is necessary to know when fluid contamination can be repaired, or when a system needs to be flushed. Careful evaluation helps determine if the fluid is salvageable, and if not, it is important to know how much fluid will be needed to flush...

    • Food Processing Equipment Lubrication Online
    • Food Processing Equipment Lubrication Online
      $ 279.00

      When it comes to food processing, effective lubrication is fundamental to reliable...

      When it comes to food processing, effective lubrication is fundamental to reliable and efficient manufacturing. When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was enacted in 2011, manufacturers contributing to the creation of food, pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements were mandated to implement systems and controls that specifically address the hazards which...

    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
    • Grease Characterization: Are All Greases Lithium Greases?
      $ 4.00

      Lithium soap base lubricating greases are the most commonly used grease type,...

      Lithium soap base lubricating greases are the most commonly used grease type, but they are not the only type. Greases are generally characterized and sold according to their thickener type and/or base fluid composition. While lithium complex thickened greases have historically been the choice for high performance applications, recent advances...

    • Grease Lubrication in Rolling Bearings
    • Grease Lubrication in Rolling Bearings
      $ 146.00

      The definitive book on the science of grease lubrication for roller and...

      The definitive book on the science of grease lubrication for roller and needle bearings in industrial and vehicle engineering. Grease Lubrication in Rolling Bearings provides an overview of the existing knowledge on the various aspects of grease lubrication (including lubrication systems) and the state of the art models that exist today....

    • Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology -  Volume II: Theory and Design 2nd Edition
    • Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology - Volume II: Theory and Design 2nd Edition
      $ 243.95

      Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and...

      Since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the growing price and environmental cost of energy have increased the significance of tribology. Handbook of Lubrication and Tribology, Volume II: Theory and Design, Second Edition demonstrates how the principles of tribology can address cost savings, energy conservation, and environmental protection. This...

    • Home Sweet Home Poster
    • Home Sweet Home Poster
      $ 19.95

      This poster shows best practice for proper reservoir management. Hang this poster...

      This poster shows best practice for proper reservoir management. Hang this poster to send a clear message that proper care for lubricants and hydraulic fluids is critical. Poster Title: Home Sweet Home Poster Subtitle: Give oil a healthy place to live. Practice good reservoir management. Pointers: Ten bulleted tips such...

    • How a Lubrication Program Saved a Refinery Millions of Dollars
    • How a Lubrication Program Saved a Refinery Millions of Dollars
      $ 4.00

      This paper explores how a basic lubrication program implemented in the year...

      This paper explores how a basic lubrication program implemented in the year 2000 progressively moved to pacesetter performance in 2006. Lubrication is the bloodline of rotating equipment. Through proper handling, contamination control, personnel education, and testing, there is great potential for increased equipment reliability along with reduced costs. The author...

    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
    • How Strategic Plant Reliability Management Drives Your Business
      $ 4.00

      What value is your plant reliability management strategy contributing to your organization?...

      What value is your plant reliability management strategy contributing to your organization? How are you communicating that value - both internally and externally? If you're not talking about driving shareholder value and economic value added (EVA), you're missing what reliability truly means for your business and your bottom line. This...

    • How to Detect and Control Lubricant Failure Modes
    • How to Detect and Control Lubricant Failure Modes
      $ 249.00

      Instructor:  Jeremy Wright Course Length:   3 Hours License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor:  Jeremy Wright Course Length:   3 Hours License: 1 seat x 365 days* Targeting root causes of failure with laser-like focus is a sure-fire way to maximize the impact of a lubrication program. Successful companies are relentless in their efforts to control and eliminate lubrication failure modes. Objectives: How to...

    • How to Detect and Control Lubrication Failure Modes
    • How to Detect and Control Lubrication Failure Modes
      $ 29.99

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright Course Length: 60 mins License: 1 seat x 365 days* Targeting root causes of failure with precision is a sure-fire way to maximize the impact of a lubrication program. Successful companies are relentless in their efforts to control and eliminate lubrication failure modes. Jeremy Wright of Noria...

    • How to Improve Your Predictive Maintenance Program or Start One from Scratch
    • How to Improve Your Predictive Maintenance Program or Start One from Scratch
      $ 4.00

      Now you can avoid the costly trial-and-error approach to predictive maintenance. This...

      Now you can avoid the costly trial-and-error approach to predictive maintenance. This paper outlines a proven path to success in PdM. Whether you want to improve your PdM program or start one from scratch, you'll find the facts you can put into practice immediately, such as: Basic Concept of Predictive...

    • How to Monitor and Save Gearboxes Using Oil Analysis
    • How to Monitor and Save Gearboxes Using Oil Analysis
      $ 4.00

      Time and again, oil analysis has proved to be a useful tool...

      Time and again, oil analysis has proved to be a useful tool in preventing and identifying failures that if left, can lead to expensive replacement of parts, additional maintenance costs and loss of revenue. Current oil analysis practices at most remote wind turbine sights has proven to be useful, but...

    • How to Plan, Develop and Implement a Lubrication Program
    • How to Plan, Develop and Implement a Lubrication Program
      $ 0.00

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright License: 1 seat x 365 days* Effective lubrication programs...

      Instructor: Jeremy Wright License: 1 seat x 365 days* Effective lubrication programs can drastically reduce downtime and deliver a healthy return on investment. The best programs are well-planned and have a roadmap to achieve the desired goals. This presentation focuses on the four phases of lubrication program development: assessing the...

    • How to Select a Motor Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck
    • How to Select a Motor Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck
      $ 19.95

      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get...

      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get your advice? Friends? Salesmen? Commercials? Before spending any more money on oil changes, synthetic oils, premium filters, engine flushes or oil treatments, learn what leading lubrication expert Jim Fitch recommends.  Don't worry about getting a sales pitch in...

    • How to Select an Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck (Digital Download)
    • How to Select an Oil and Filter for Your Car or Truck (Digital Download)
      $ 14.95

      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get...

      When it comes to changing your oil - where do you get your advice? Friends? Salesmen? Commercials? Before spending any more money on oil changes, synthetic oils, premium filters, engine flushes or oil treatments, learn what leading lubrication expert Jim Fitch recommends.  Don't worry about getting a sales pitch in...