Maintenance - Lean Maintenance

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 27 to July 3: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about lubrication 101, industrial lubricant storage, lean manufacturing, hydraulic... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 20-26: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance,... » more

Efficiency: Lean manufacturing, integrated automation

Pressure on manufacturers to be efficient and eliminate waste continues to grow as the... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 6-12: Measuring operational improvements, why Lean fails so often, finding value in KPI lifecycle, more

Articles about measuring operational improvements, why Lean fails so often, finding value in KPI... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 23-29: Why Lean fails so often, failure curves and P-F intervals, equipment and maintenance purchasing, more

Articles about why Lean fails so often, failure curves and P-F intervals, equipment and maintenance... » more

Why Lean fails so often

When something fails more than 90% of the time, it’s usually tossed to the curb. Lean... » more

Manufacturing index in April mixed, but positive overall

The Institute for Supply Management's PMI Index drops slightly in April to 50.8% as production and... » more

Case Studies

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Products

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Compact signal conditioners

Signal conditioners for non-hazardous areas that are extremely compact and UL certified.  » more

Dedicated cast iron turning grades

TK1501 and TK0501 are dedicated cast iron turning grades that incorporate Duratomic coating technology and reduce tool waste.  » more

Metal recovery and water recycling technology

The Enviro-Clean Process recovers heavy metals such as chromium, copper, zinc, lead, cadmium, mercury, nickel, silver, and manganese from groundwater, process and waste streams.  » more

Air saver unit

The Air Saver Unit cuts compressed air costs by 40-50% and is suitable for use in factory air nozzle and air gun applications that allow uncontrolled blow-offs.  » more

Pressure switch for tough environments

Sigma-Netics Inc. has added a 2-pin Deutsch connector option to its 784 Series of ruggedized pressure switches. The 2-pin option allows the 784 Series to serve a wider range of applications, including those with limited... » more

Webcasts

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Marshall on Maintenance Blog

Meshing process safety management with total...

A look at how organizations have adopted total productive maintenance... » more

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Lachance on CMMS Blog

Hacking scandals show value of cloud storage

Does your data need to be stored in the cloud?... » more

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Poll of the Week

How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
We already are using these on our plant floor and plan to expand
We are just implementing our first IIoT strategies
We are still evaluating IIoT strategies
We have no plans to implement IIoT strategies
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