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    • 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...

    • Understanding Oil Analysis: Viscosity and Particle Count
    • Understanding Oil Analysis: Viscosity and Particle Count
      $ 4.00

      Gain a more in-depth understanding of two of the most critical oil...

      Gain a more in-depth understanding of two of the most critical oil analysis tests for industrial machinery. Get practical explanations of how particle count and viscosity are measured and reported on an oil analysis report, and see side-by-side comparisons of common testing methods and how they compare with test results...

    • 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...

    • Twelve Sharp-Shooting Tips for Rapidly Interpreting an Oil Analysis Report
    • Twelve Sharp-Shooting Tips for Rapidly Interpreting an Oil Analysis Report
      $ 4.00

      Interpreting an oil analysis report can be a daunting process when one...

      Interpreting an oil analysis report can be a daunting process when one is faced with tens, perhaps hundreds, of numbers on the page. Yet by breaking this task up into manageable sections, the task can quite effectively be simplified. This paper breaks the diagnosis process up into twelve steps, covering...

    • 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...

    • 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....

    • Understanding and Applying Best Maintenance and Reliability Practices
    • Understanding and Applying Best Maintenance and Reliability Practices
      $ 4.00

      How do we define a best practice or excellence in maintenance and...

      How do we define a best practice or excellence in maintenance and reliability? What are the elements of a best practice? What and how are we going to implement best practices in our facilities? What obstacles including cultural issues do we need to overcome to implement them successfully? What metrics...

    • 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...

    • Setting Targets for Oil Cleanliness: A Simplified Approach
    • Setting Targets for Oil Cleanliness: A Simplified Approach
      $ 4.00

      There are various methods for setting target cleanliness levels for hydraulic systems....

      There are various methods for setting target cleanliness levels for hydraulic systems. These methods require various inputs and it is difficult to reach consensus on which method to apply. While this is the right approach for critical machines, the method presented during this session is a simplified approach that a...

    • Noria Oil Sampling Procedures (Digital Download)
    • Noria Oil Sampling Procedures (Digital Download)
      $ 39.00

      Are your lubrication technicians using documented oil sampling procedures? Here are step-by...

      Are your lubrication technicians using documented oil sampling procedures? Here are step-by step instructions for sampling lube oil and hydraulic fluids correctly. These procedures are designed to: Maximize data density Minimize data disturbance Ensure best practice oil sampling Train your staff to sample oil properly Binder Version Available Format:  PDF...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • "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...

    • Water In Oil Contamination Control
    • Water In Oil Contamination Control
      $ 4.00

      Contamination of hydraulic and lube systems caused by water can lead to...

      Contamination of hydraulic and lube systems caused by water can lead to major problems including corrosion, microbial growth, metal fatigue and accelerated oil aging. To diminish these problems two target water levels are recommended: a minimum level avoids free water, and a more stringent yet realistic level minimizes problems due...

    • Rate Yourself in Maintenance Effectiveness
    • Rate Yourself in Maintenance Effectiveness
      $ 4.00

      Part of developing a plan for improvement is gaining an understanding of...

      Part of developing a plan for improvement is gaining an understanding of where you are in your maintenance process. Most plants don't realize how far behind they are in maintenance effectiveness. This paper reviews a chart of plant and maintenance characteristics and habits. You'll develop a clear understanding on how...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
    • Understanding and Detecting Rolling Element Bearing Faults
      $ 4.00

      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
      $ 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...

    • Principles of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
    • Principles of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling
      $ 4.00

      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...