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    • 7 Critical Steps to Effectively Optimize Your Maintenance Storeroom
    • 7 Critical Steps to Effectively Optimize Your Maintenance Storeroom
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      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...

    • 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

    • Rate Yourself in Maintenance Effectiveness
    • Rate Yourself in Maintenance Effectiveness
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      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
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      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...

    • Water In Oil Contamination Control
    • Water In Oil Contamination Control
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      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...

    • 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...

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

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...