Maintenance Strategy

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Business of Engineering June 22, 2021

Four ways site location can affect construction costs

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cost of construction materials has skyrocketed, labor is scarce and demand is surging. But that doesn’t mean the food supply chain can stop.

By Derek Bickerton
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 21, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 14-20, 2021

Articles about predictive maintenance best practices, spare part inventory for maintenance organizations, five strategies for smashing silos, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 14-20, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Grace Technologies
Maintenance June 16, 2021

How to get ROI from IIoT for maintenance applications

Enhanced productivity through smart device monitoring technology can help manufacturers realize a return on investment (ROI) with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By Nick Schiltz
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Maintenance June 16, 2021

The current state of the maintenance function

Urgent issues face the manufacturing industries amidst resurgence.

By Plant Engineering
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Maintenance June 10, 2021

Predictive maintenance best practices

Best practice strategies involve reducing maintenance costs and improving equipment performance.

By Andrea R. Aikin
Courtesy: Sulzer
Maintenance June 2, 2021

Beyond the bearing housing retrofit

A look into additional retrofit options outside of the bearing housing to improve reliability and reduce operating costs.

By Aaron Burton
Courtesy: Sulzer
Pumps May 29, 2021

Matching feed water pump designs with gas fired power plants advances

Gas turbine manufacturers have developed larger and more efficient units, which need to be supported by advanced feed water pumps (FWP) to ensure long-term reliability as well as cost-effectiveness.

By Patrick Welz
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Maintenance Strategy May 27, 2021

Understanding preventive and predictive maintenance

Preventive (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) can improve productivity, delivery, customer satisfaction, and profits.

By Daniel Penn Associates
Courtesy: Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI)
Business of Engineering May 19, 2021

Cutting tool orders make large jump in March

U.S. cutting tool consumption jumped almost 20% in March according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT).

By Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI)
Courtesy: M. C. Paulk, B. Curtis, M. B. Chrissis and C. V Weber
Info Management May 14, 2021

Best practices in mature engineering information management

Mature engineering information management can save millions in operational costs.

By Edwin Elmendorp