Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 15-21: Prescriptive maintenance, predictive or preventive maintenance, reliability program pillars, more

Articles about prescriptive maintenance, predictive vs. preventive maintenance, reliability program pillars, arc flash causes, and the 2016 Product of the Year winners were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, May 15-21. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra May 22, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from May 15-21, covered prescriptive maintenance, predictive vs. preventive maintenance, reliability program pillars, arc flash causes, and the 2016 Product of the Year winners. Link to each article below.

1. The path to prescriptive maintenance

Three steps to drive reliability while preparing for IIoT.

2. Predictive vs. preventive: The debate—and the future

Though they have similarities, preventive maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) significantly differ in their execution.

3. Three pillars to a reliability program

Moving toward proactive maintenance requires a foundational change.

4. Causes of arc flash and arc flash blast incidents

Arc flash incidents are common causes of injury in a facility and knowing how and why they occur is a good strategy to prevent them from occurring in the first place.

5. 2016 Product of the Year Awards

The 2016 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, May 15-21, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.