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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 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...

    • 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...

    • Condition Based Maintenance and Fluid Analysis
    • Condition Based Maintenance and Fluid Analysis
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      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
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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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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...

    • 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 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...