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The three pillars of OEE
The three pillars of OEE

Most of us are already aware that overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) measures the technical performance and capacity utilization of a manufacturing asset and hence allows us to judge the effectiveness with which an asset is being used, in order to add value to the business. It allows the analysis of all the sources... Read More

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Nine reasons your facilities maintenance planning and scheduling effort isn’t giving you the benefits you expect
Nine reasons your facilities maintenance planning and scheduling effort isn’t giving you the benefits you expect

Similar to running an effective meeting or being good at supervising, planning and scheduling are acquired skills that can be developed and cultivated through training, use of the proper tools, and... Read More

9 ways to avoid crisis upgrades to automation IT
9 ways to avoid crisis upgrades to automation IT

Here's how to avoid crisis upgrades related to unsupported automation IT legacy systems that may be without documentation or anyone who remembers anything about them. We recently had to fix a... Read More

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Recognize a false negative in HiPot testing
Recognize a false negative in HiPot testing

A West Texas utility company received an alarm on one of its load tap changers. Field technicians found that one of the vacuum interrupters failed an ac high potential test. The tap changer was... Read More

The five-year plan that worked
The five-year plan that worked

Being different is in the DNA of Smiths Machine, including the omission of the apostrophe from the company's name. This second-generation, family-owned business found a way to grow its workforce by... Read More

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Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

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The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

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The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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