Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 11-17

Articles about motor maintenance trends, condition-based maintenance, best practices for compressor storage, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Susie Bak, CFE Media June 18, 2018
Fig. 1: According to research, just more than one-half of plants have a policy of automatically replacing failed electric motors below a certain horsepower rating. Image courtesy: EASA/Plant Engineering.Plant Engineering’s top 5 most read articles from June 11-17 covered motor maintenance trends, condition-based maintenance, compressor storage, maintenance and reliability programs, and indoor air quality.
1. Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate

Recent EASA research studies provide new insights on repair vs. replace.

2. Three levels of condition-based maintenance

Compressed air strategies to maximize uptime.

3. Best practices for compressor storage

Understanding best practices for compressor storage for a lubricated trim compressor with load/unload controls is critical for optimized performance.

4. Five pillars for a maintenance and reliability program

The SMRP Body of Knowledge provides a framework and outline with the five pillars of what should be in a good maintenance and reliability program.

5. Indoor air quality increases workforce productivity

A plant’s air quality is one of the leading contributors to workforce comfort because, at the end of the day, nothing is quite so pervasive as the air employees breathe.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, June 11-17, for articles published within the last two months. 

Susie Bak, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sbak@cfemedia.com.

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