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    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
    • Basic Elements of a Comprehensive Root Cause Analysis Program
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      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...

    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
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      Learn how and why defects on different components of a bearing will...

      Learn how and why defects on different components of a bearing will generate vibrations at frequencies determined by the bearings geometry. Author:  Jim Crowe, Crowe Vibration TechnologiesSource:  Reliability World 2007 Conference ProceedingsPages:  6Figures and Illustrations:  19Format:  PDF - Digital Download

    • Automotive Filter Selection
    • Automotive Filter Selection
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      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...

    • Principles of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
    • Principles of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
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      This paper includes a case study that involves a complete turnaround of...

      This paper includes a case study that involves a complete turnaround of a mechanical maintenance planning department. The resulting organization consisted of crews working down their entire backlogs, freeing up the work force for other tasks including replacing contract labor and assisting other stations. Planning obviously involves more than computer...

    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
    • Fluid Condition Monitoring, Care and Cleanup
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      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...

    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
    • The Critical Importance of Maintaining Cleanliness in Hydraulic Control Systems
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      The benefits of maintaining clean hydraulic control systems have been well established,...

      The benefits of maintaining clean hydraulic control systems have been well established, proven and documented. Yet so many people ignore these proven facts. The end result can be detrimental with shut down of major petrochemical plants or oil and gas platforms. This paper provides real case examples of how critical...

    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
    • Streamlined Grease Sampling and Analysis for Detecting Wear, Oxidation and Mixed Greases
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      Oil analysis is well established as a routine tool to optimize maintenance...

      Oil analysis is well established as a routine tool to optimize maintenance activities, improve reliability and equipment life, and prevent component failures. However, when equipment is grease-lubricated, the important lubricant analysis piece is usually left out of the mix. New developments are improving sampling techniques and streamlining grease analysis tests...

    • Reliability Engineering Principles for the Plant Engineer
    • Reliability Engineering Principles for the Plant Engineer
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      Increasingly, managers and engineers, who are responsible for manufacturing and other industrial...

      Increasingly, managers and engineers, who are responsible for manufacturing and other industrial pursuits, are incorporating a reliability focus into their strategic and tactical plans and initiatives. This trend is affecting numerous functional areas, including machine/system design and procurement, plant operations and plant maintenance. With its origins in the aviation industry,...

    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
    • Contamination Control in Highly Contaminated Environments
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      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...