Bryan Christiansen

Founder and CEO at Limble CMMS.

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Maintenance January 30, 2023

Five ways maintenance engineers can improve maintenance management

Maintenance engineers play a key role in ensuring a machine remains functional and coordinates with the management team. Five tips are highlighted.

By Bryan Christiansen
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Maintenance January 17, 2023

Five benefits of an effective predictive maintenance plan

An effective predictive maintenance plan can help manufacturers reduce downtime and supply chain issues while improving machine efficiency and the life of their assets.

By Bryan Christiansen
Courtesy: Limble CMMS
Maintenance November 15, 2022

Four ways predictive maintenance changed how maintenance departments work

More predictable maintenance equates to scheduling optimization

By Bryan Christiansen
In time and motion study, standard time serves as a critical metric to evaluate production efficiency and identify areas of improvement at the bottom line of any facility.
Maintenance August 24, 2022

Three ways technology impacts time and motion studies

Time and motion studies analyze tasks and break them down into their components

By Bryan Christiansen
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Lean Maintenance June 9, 2022

Introducing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques

Lean manufacturing tools and techniques demands a mental shift among employees, steady elimination of process wastes and perfecting best operational practices.

By Bryan Christiansen
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media and Technology
Maintenance Strategy March 22, 2022

Four strategies for implementing machine monitoring equipment

Setting objectives for machine monitoring, prioritizing machines, developing relevant performance metrics and continuously improving them.

By Bryan Christiansen
These symbols are used in fault tree analysis (FTA) diagrams.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 14, 2022

How to avoid fault tree analysis (FTA) mistakes

FTA is a complex exercise that requires efforts to fully understand the system, its associated subsystems and components

By Bryan Christiansen
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Maintenance January 25, 2022

How to improve the maintainability of critical assets

Four efficient and effective ways to improve maintainability of critical assets.

By Bryan Christiansen
P-F interval represents the time interval between two states of the same asset.
Maintenance January 13, 2022

How to extend the P-F interval for critical assets

The objective of prolonging the P-F interval is to increase the capability to detect potential failures

By Bryan Christiansen
Courtesy: Limble
Asset Management October 8, 2021

Four things to keep in mind when performing FMECA

FMECA is a complex process but can optimize processes

By Bryan Christiansen
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