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Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy November 7, 2013

Condition-based maintenance offers a system check-up

Condition-based maintenance (CBM), when used with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), can help to implement a preventative maintenance plan.

By Paul Lachance
Maintenance Strategy November 4, 2013

‘Business is booming’ and so is the PMI Index

ISM report hits 12-month high, climbs for the 5th straight month

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Maintenance Strategy November 4, 2013

Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature

Whether your facility has thousands of motors or just a few, regularly checking the operating temperature of critical motors will pay huge dividends—by preventing unexpected shutdowns and extending motor life. Here’s how to go about it.

By Thomas H. Bishop, P.E.
Maintenance Strategy October 30, 2013

Pneumatic air cylinders

The NITRA D-Series cushioned air cylinders have a 250-psi operating pressure and can be used with solid state or reed switches

Maintenance Strategy October 29, 2013

4 levels of asset reliability at steelmaker ArcelorMittal

Effective planning leads to effective maintenance, which ArcelorMittal learned during the economic downturn

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Maintenance Strategy October 29, 2013

4 keys to a successful supply chain

A successful supply chain is vital in a world that is becoming faster and more demanding

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Maintenance Strategy October 29, 2013

5 things to consider when selecting a safety system

Performance requirements now drive the selection process

By Luis Duran, ABB
Maintenance Strategy October 28, 2013

A quick guide to condensate recovery

Save energy, save cost and save the environment.

By Spirax Sarco
Maintenance Strategy October 22, 2013

Motor base support and alignment

A basic understanding of frame construction can help minimize motor vibration.

By Chuck Young
Maintenance Strategy October 21, 2013

Safety and risk minimization in the operator control of plant machinery

Machine and operator safety must be considered at all stages of its service life and never become an afterthought

By Chuck Edwards, Lenze Americas