Maintenance

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles October 14-20

Articles about optimized maintenance programs, getting the automation zone right, data-driven maintenance, optimizing project satisfaction, and selecting lubricating greases were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from October 14-20. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra October 21, 2019
A basic care program for rotating equipment enables operations to accurately record, communicate and act upon process and inspection data. Courtesy: SKF

The top 5 most read articles online, from October 14-20 for Plant Engineering covered optimized maintenance programs, getting the automation zone right, data-driven maintenance, optimizing project satisfaction, and selecting lubricating greases. Links to each article below.

1. Optimize a maintenance program for rotating equipment

Some things to think about when it comes to reliability.

2. Getting the automation zone “just right”

Many automation companies struggle with finding the “Goldilocks Zone” for their automation projects. Learn how companies can find that right balance by asking four questions before starting to automate.

3. Forge a path to data-driven maintenance excellence

And then use metrics to track the progress being made.

4. Three strategies to optimize project satisfaction

Expediting decisions and increased collaboration can improve project satisfaction for integrated project delivery.

5. Selecting lubricating greases: What you should know

Pay close attention to specifications and monitor your operations closely.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Oct. 14-20, for articles published within the last two months.

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


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for Control Engineering and has worked for the magazine since 2011. He edits articles on all automation topics and has written on topics including robotics, power generation, IIoT, AI/machine learning, and more. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature degree from North Central College and is also a self-published crime/mystery novelist on Amazon.