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Mechanical & Electrical August 22, 2017

The benefits of upgrading to LED lighting

LED lighting uses up to 80% less energy than a standard incandescent bulb.

By David Manney
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance July 13, 2017

What are the benefits of preventative maintenance?

Preventative maintenance can help a plant reduce equipment failure, reduce downtime, and improve productivity.

By David Manney
Safety & PPE August 18, 2016

Do you know the benefits of an IR inspection?

Part 2 of 3: Although there are many factors to consider with preventative maintenance, an IR electrical inspection should certainly be part of the mix.

By David Manney
Safety & PPE August 16, 2016

When using a service support contract is a good idea

By waiting until a problem occurs before it is repaired, many issues arise. Understanding those problems help you to realize the benefits of having a service support contract in place.

By David Manney
Safety & PPE July 27, 2016

Using IR scans to see trouble

Part 3 of 3: A simple visual inspection of the equipment may not always reveal if something is going wrong on the inside. That is where infrared scanning (IR) comes in.

By David Manney
Mechanical & Electrical July 27, 2016

IR inspections help spot energy loss

Part 1 of 3: Because of the many facets of IR scans, this is the first of a three-part series which sheds light on an important part of a predictive maintenance program.

By David Manney
Safety & PPE July 27, 2016

Vibration analysis: Six benefits

Reduce equipment, labor costs and deliver more efficiency and safety.

By David Manney
Mechanical & Electrical July 27, 2016

Protect your ball bearings: 8 common problems

Identifying the primary reason for premature motor failure is as easy as looking at the bearings.

By David Manney
Safety & PPE July 27, 2016

Eight common benefits of dynamic balancing

Rather than trying to remove all vibration from the machinery, it is beneficial to seek to balance the machinery to the greatest extent possible.

By David Manney
Mechanical & Electrical May 27, 2016

The efficiency of a new vs. repaired electric motor

Although you may make every effort to ensure that a motor has a long life, there will come a time when it eventually needs to be repaired or will need to be replaced. At this point, one common question that is going to be asked is in regards to the benefits of repairing the motor versus replacing it with a new one.

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