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Maintenance Strategy

Maintenance Strategy October 7, 2013

Top 10 recommendations for successful design and construction in large operating facilities

A fresh perspective on streamlining a complex process

By Julian Quist, PE, SSOE Group
Fabric curtain walls have many benefits for building including increased energy efficiency, controlling dust and debris, and HVAC cooling. Courtesy: Zoneworks
Maintenance Strategy October 7, 2013

Four ways fabric curtain walls can improve energy efficiency

Fabric curtain walls have many benefits for building including increased energy efficiency, controlling dust and debris, and HVAC cooling

By Kyle Justice, Zoneworks
The first moving assembly line was created by Ford at their Highland Park plant for the production of the model T on October 7, 1913. Courtesy: Ford Motor Company
Maintenance Strategy October 7, 2013

The assembly line turns 100

The first moving assembly line debuted by Ford for the Model T production on October 7, 1913.

Institute of Supply Management logo. Courtesy: ISM
Maintenance Strategy October 2, 2013

PMI leaps to another new high for 2013

ISM Index hits 56.2 percent in September as manufacturing optimism grows

Maintenance Strategy October 1, 2013

CMMS keeps a watchful eye on outside contractors

All contracted work should be tracked by a CMMS database. Just as the maintenance manager assigns a job to a staff member and issues a work order, he should do the same for outside technicians.

By Paul Lachance, Smartware Group
Maintenance Strategy September 27, 2013

Why full-power wind converters are not overtaking the market yet

High prices for rare earth materials, lagging offshore wind development, and high demand for doubly-fed converters by China continue to hamper the market.

By IHS Inc.
Maintenance Strategy September 19, 2013

Mechanical seal rings

The Metcar Grade M-444 is an antimony impregnated carbon-graphite primary seal ring designed for sealing refrigerants and low viscosity liquids

Maintenance Strategy September 19, 2013

Centrifugal compressors

The ZH 355+ to 900+ oil-free centrifugal compressor range employs advanced aerodynamics and are designed based on Computational Flow Dynamic (CFD) analysis to reduce pressure drops

Maintenance Strategy September 19, 2013

Mix spray nozzles

External atomizing mix spray nozzles atomize fluids in situations where a high volume of liquid is needed and can be used with a viscosity up to 800 cp

Maintenance Strategy September 19, 2013

Stainless steel connectors

The expanded family of Corrosion Resistant Stainless Steel (CRSS) Connectors are designed for use in washdowns and high moisture environments