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Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy November 18, 2013

Finding the hidden value in asset hierarchy validation

Make the effort now to save time and money down the line.

By Paul Langan, Life Cycle Engineering
Maintenance Strategy November 18, 2013

2013 Product of the Year finalists: Maintenance Tools & Equipment

Finalists in the Maintenance Tools & Equipment category for the Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year competition.

By Amanda McLeman
Maintenance Strategy November 13, 2013

NAND flash moves into the next dimension, as 3-D manufacturing technology overtakes the market

NAND flash memory suppliers are adopting 3-D production techniques and it is estimated that nearly two-thirds of all NAND memory chips will be produced using 3-D manufacturing processes by 2017.

By IHS Inc.
Maintenance Strategy November 8, 2013

Five reasons why aluminum piping makes sense for compressed air systems

Aluminum piping offers many advantages for compressed air installation including reduced costs and increased longevity

By Kyri McDonough, Transair
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